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Philippine deer (Rusa marianna), native to the Philippine Islands, were introduced to Guam in the late 1700's. Dense populations have become established throughout the island where they cause damage to native plant communities resulting in habitat degradation. In addition, cervids can serve as...

Author(s)
Mehrpad, S.; Cleveland, C. A.; DeNicola, A.; Dubey, J. P.; Yabsley, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 11, pp 36-40
Abstract

At Federation in 1901, Australia retained separate State veterinary services responsible for the control of endemic animal diseases. By 2010 the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments and the livestock industries had coordinated a structure with supporting activities and shared finances that ...

Author(s)
Turner, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 89, 10, pp 413-421
Abstract

This paper gives an overview of diseases in yaks, based on the small amount of published literature and on observations made by the author (based primarily on verbal accounts by owners, breeders and veterinarians). The first part covers infectious diseases: foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest,...

Author(s)
Lensch, J. H.; Geilhausen, H. E.
Publisher
Qinghai People's Publishing House, Xining, China
Citation
Yak production in Central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the second international congress on Yak, Xining, China, 1-6 September, 1997., 1997, pp 223-228
Abstract

The present cattle population is around 17, 000. In post-war years, European breeds were introduced but some have failed to adapt to prevailing conditions. Generally, European breeds thrive in the highlands, where pasture improvement has been carried out. They are mainly Shorthorn and Aberdeen...

Author(s)
Anderson, J. L.
Citation
Papua agric. Gaz., 1962, 14, pp 133-140
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was still the most important problem. A vaccine from Amsterdam was used against types O and A. Type SAT.2 invaded from Tanganyika early in the year and mass inoculations with the Pirbright experimental modified live vaccine prevented further spread. Reactions to the Pirbright ...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Kenya., 1961, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

Droughts caused stock losses in many regions. Comparable losses were also caused by toxic plants, whose importance is becoming ever greater, with the intensification of farming. There were hundreds of deaths in the Transvaal from GOUSIEKTE, which was shown to be due to poisoning by the wild date ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Pretoria: Govt. Printer. RO.60 (Overseas RO.75),
Citation
Republic of South Africa. Annual Report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1st July 1962, to 30th June, 1963., 1964, pp 106 pp.
Abstract

The report opens with a review of seasonal conditions for each year covered. The incidence of, and work on, the following diseases are reported: Mastitis in dairy cattle (streptococcal and staphylococcal); anthrax; tuberculosis (bovine, porcine and avian), and some work has been done on the typing...

Author(s)
Blumer, C. C.
Publisher
N.S.W. Dept. of Agriculture, Sydney, Australia
Citation
Recording the incidence of disease in stock, animal husbandry activities and research work accomplished during the period 1st July, 1953 to 30th June, 1957., 1962, pp 66 pp.
Abstract

In Mongolia, livestock accounts for nearly 80% of the total agricultural production. Of the cattle diseases brucellosis is the most widespread. It is estimated that about 25% of all cattle are infected. Random tests in a limited number of cattle indicated that at least 18% had TB. Rinderpest was...

Author(s)
Kouba, V.
Citation
Veterinarstvi, 1964, 14, pp 387-391
Abstract

Outbreaks of RINDERPEST decreased by 15.35% as compared with the previous year. Although tax was paid for over 4, 000, 000 cattle in 1955-56 only 38, 632 cattle were known to be infected with RINDERPEST and these had a mortality of 10.9%; - ' A remarkable success for the active immunization policy...

Publisher
Kaduna: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual report on the Department of Veterinary Services of the Northern Region of Nigeria 1955-56., 1958, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

II. A pasteurella was isolated from the milk of cows in one herd for over 12 months. Affected cows showed acute MASTITIS with ropy milk and there were severe systemic effects. Lancefield Group 0 streptococci were recovered from a herd in which 20 of 25 cows showed systemic effects and painful...

Publisher
Brisbane: A. H. Tucker, Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Agriculture and Stock for the years 1955/56 and 1956/57., 1956, pp 126; 123 pp.

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