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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

One of the four Divisions of the Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries is that of Animal Industry, which is responsible for animal husbandry and veterinary services and maintains eight livestock stations. The chief of this division is a veterinary surgeon and there are five veterinary...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries, Port Moresby,
Citation
Papua and New Guinea. Annual report of the Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries for the year 1960-61., 1963, pp 125 ; 9-30 pp.
Abstract

An influenza-like disease of horses spread through the Northern Territory. It had a very high morbidity but low mortality. Deaths occurred only in horses in poor condition and pneumonia was the final cause of death. Haemolytic streptococci were found in swabs. The overall incidence of TUBERCULOSIS...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Animal Industry Branch, Alice Springs, Australia
Citation
Australia. Northern Territory Administration. Animal Industry Branch. Seventeenth Annual Report 1962-1963 (covering activities for the year ending 30/6/63.)., 1963, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

There was a high incidence of TUBERCULOSIS in cattle in several districts, especially in areas where buffaloes are prevalent. Feral pigs showed a very high incidence of lesions resembling tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is the major disease in buffaloes. BRUCELLOSIS was recorded for the first time in...

Publisher
Animal Industry Branch., Alice Springs, Australia
Citation
Australia. Northern Territory Administration, Animal Industry Branch. Sixteenth Annual Report 1961-1962 (covering activities for the year ending 30/6/62)., 1962, pp 62 + xiii pp.
Abstract

The extreme climatic differences due to the geographical position of the country, have a marked influence on the incidence of certain animal diseases. In the most southerly region, where annual rainfalls range from 30 mm. inland, to 400 mm. on the coast, losses in sheep from enterotoxaemia are...

Author(s)
Schulz, L. C.
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1964, 71, pp 397-402
Abstract

Boophilus microplus occurred on cattle, deer and wild horses; control was by weekly spraying. DDT and Diazinon were used alternately, each for eight weeks, continued for 18 months. In one district where resistance to DDT was suspected coumaphos (Asuntol) was used with some success.
9, 378 cattle...

Author(s)
Henderson, F. C.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Citation
Papua and New Guinea. Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries. Annual report 1959-1960., 1961, pp 126 ; 13-32
Abstract

Anthrax, diagnosed for the first time in many years in 1962, did not reappear in domestic animals. It was however, diagnosed in bison that died in the N.W. Territories. There were about 50-60 clinical cases of western equine encephalomyelitis in August and September; blood tests and virus isolation ...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, E. E.
Publisher
Alberta,
Citation
Ann Rep. Dept. Agric., 1964, pp 147-165 pp.
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

Part 1 reviews the local livestock industries, the regulations for the importation of animals, and the territory's major animal diseases. Anthrax is endemic in the Highlands Districts, and epidemics occur in pigs each year with mortality rates of up to 25%. Pigs also frequently have severe helminth ...

Author(s)
Egerton, J. R.; Rothwell, T. L. W.
Publisher
Dept. of Agriculture, Konedobu, Papua
Citation
Res. Bull. vet. Sci. Ser., 1964, 1, pp 31 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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