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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

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 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

From April 1963 the slaughter compensation scheme for BOVINE BRUCELLOSIS was modified to cover dairy calves less than six months old, suspected of being infected, and 50 florins were paid for each calf slaughtered. The number of infected herds fell from 350 (l.75 % of the total) in 1962 to 107 in...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Leeuwarden: Gezondheidsdienst voor Vee,
Citation
Netherlands. Mededelingen ibetreffende de Gezondheidsdienst voor Vee in Friesland. 43e en 44e Jaarverslag., 1963, pp 96 + 88 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

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

The items of veterinary interest in this report are a brief summary of the work of the Veterinary Research Laboratories on page 44, the section on animal health on pages 77-82 and a summary of the outbreaks of notifiable diseases on p. 143. Analysis of serum samples submitted for brucella and other ...

Publisher
Belfast: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Northern Ireland agriculture. 29th general report of the Ministry of Agriculture year ended 31st March 1970., 1971, pp 152 pp.
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

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