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Abstract

Cattle in Uganda totalled 3, 430, 000, sheep and goats 3, 857, 000. The over-all slaughter for meat rose to 410, 000 head.
Stock-owners paid nearly £36, 000 for drugs and vaccines as curatives but were reluctant to pay for such vaccines as ANTHRAX, BLACKLEG, HAEMORRHAGIC SEPTICAEMIA unless a threat ...

Author(s)
Randall, J. B.
Publisher
Entebbe, Uganda: Govt. Printer. Shs. 3/60.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 31st December, 1958., 1959, pp 52 pp.
Abstract

ANTHRAX occurs sporadically: 8, 150 cattle were immunized. Two outbreaks in human beings resulted from the ingestion of infected hippopotamus meat. BLACKLEG occurred in all districts. In Mbale 1, 000 animals died; 14, 100 animals were immunized. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS PLEURO-PNEUMONIA remains endemic in ...

Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department for the year ended 31st December, 1951., 1952, pp 39 pp.
Abstract

There were few outbreaks of rinderpest on European farms during the year and in native areas few only occurred, all being in Masai. The vast Northern Frontier Province is not included in the area under consideration for limitation of staff prevents any attention being paid to the disease position...

Publisher
KENYA., Nairobi : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services Annual Report, 1948., 1950, pp 30 pp.
Abstract

ANTHRAX is sporadic in the Northern Territories but in the Southern Veterinary Sector where the drought has concentrated the herds near the water centres the disease has caused losses at over 50 localities. Eighty-four confirmed cases occurred in the coast area.
There were no losses among poultry...

Author(s)
Stewart, J. L.
Publisher
Accra: Govt. Printing Dept.,
Citation
GOLD COAST COLONY., 1947, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

A report of the last conference which would take place under these auspices, as the functions of the various Standing Research Committees were to be taken over by the East African Advisory Council for Agriculture, Animal Industry & Forestry. Summaries of the discussions of the various items on the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Citation
East African Agricultural Journal, 1948, 14, pp 58-65
Abstract

From work on ANTHRAX vaccines it was concluded that under continued sub-culture on serum-free media, rough avirulent variants lose their power to produce antigen. Notes of interest occur on Corynebacterium ovis infection in cattle, CONTAGIOUS ABORTION, and the immunization of cattle to EAST COAST...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department 1943., 1944, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

The year as a whole was favourable to, stock farming and the local demand for all livestock produce remained, high.
Fifty-eight outbreaks of ANTHRAX were reported in the settled areas. There was no change in the position in the native reserves. 181 outbreaks of BLACKLEG were notified; the increased ...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department 1941., 1942, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

Activities were curtailed owing to reorganization arising out of the serious disease situation (RINDERPEST) in Kenya and Tanganyika following the use of certain batches of Kabete attenuated goat virus.
The preparation of vaccines and sera was handed over to the Department of Veterinary Services,...

Author(s)
Binns, N. R.
Citation
Annual Report of the East African Veterinary Research Organisation, 1949., 1949, pp 12 pp.
Abstract

GENERAL.-This report covers the first full year's working of'the Department of Veterinary Services as an independent department and it opens with an interesting survey of the animal industry of Kenya and of departmental policy in relation to disease control and animal husbandry. The future of...

Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department, 1938., 1939, pp 123
Abstract

GENERAL-The year was unusually dry and there was serious shortage of grazing in the northern areas, where, in addition to the drought, locusts were also troublesome. Messrs. Liebig's factory opened in July and received 4, 258 cattle from settled areas, 3, 709 from native reserves, and 3, 846 from...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Citation
Veterinary Department Abridged Annual Report [1939]., 1939, pp 6 pp.

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