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Abstract

The 1966 census showed 450, 128 cattle, 88, 820 sheep, 626, 121 goats, 142, 666 pigs, 51 horses and 486 donkeys. There was an outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (type A virus) in the extreme north, which was an extension of the disease from Tanzania; attempts at control by vaccination with the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources.,
Citation
Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Husbandry for 1966., 1968, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

During 1965 the cattle population increased by 5% and the lower annual rainfall and increased use of dipping facilities contributed to fewer losses from East Coast fever, piroplasmosis, anaplasmosis and heartwater. In northern and central areas theileriosis (Th. mutans) remained a problem, some...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: The Department,
Citation
Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Husbandry for 1965., 1967, pp 42 + 11 pp.
Abstract

The 1964 census showed 411, 419 cattle, 74, 139 sheep, 480, 295 goats, 133, 221 pigs, 44 horses, and 544 donkeys. The country has been free of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE since 1962. AFRICAN SWINE FEVER occurred in the Central Region, probably killing over 1, 000 pigs. It was undoubtedly an extension of ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources,
Citation
Malawi, Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1964., 1965, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

During 1962 there were 1, 357 outbreaks of swine fever, 10, 987 of swine erysipelas, and 21, 361 of porcine virus pneumonia. Nearly 7, 000 pigs died. Oedema disease, which is not notifiable, accounted for many losses. Important cattle diseases included TB., brucellosis, piroplasmosis (B. bigemina), ...

Author(s)
Straub, O. C.
Citation
Tierarztliche Umschau, 1963, 18, pp 344-346
Abstract

During 1962 there were 1, 357 outbreaks of swine fever, 10, 987 of swine erysipelas, and 21, 361 of porcine virus pneumonia. Nearly 7, 000 pigs died. Oedema disease, which is not notifiable, accounted for many losses. Important cattle diseases included TB., brucellosis, piroplasmosis (B. bigemina), ...

Author(s)
Straub, O. C.
Citation
Tierarztliche Umschau, 1963, 18, pp 349-350
Abstract

In March a disease simulating mild FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE appeared in northern and central Pemba. Movement control prevented its spread except to a limited extent. Diagnosis was never established.
The diagnostic and curative services were maintained at veterinary headquarters in Zanzibar and Pemba, ...

Author(s)
Briant, A. K.
Publisher
Zanzibar: Government Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Agriculture, 1957., 1958, pp 37 pp.
Abstract

The most troublesome disease was TRYPANOSOMIASIS. In spite of the continuing tendency of tsetse fly to spread rapidly in some districts, considerable and successful anti-tsetse work, including bush-clearing and insecticidal spraying, is reported. Of the nearly 100000 drug doses used for the cattle...

Author(s)
Murray, C. A.
Publisher
Salisbury. Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September 1962., 1963, pp 219 pp.
Abstract

ANTHRAX was widespread and reported mortality was 408 head of which 245 were sheep. In areas with a high incidence mass inoculation was used. Comparatively few cases of BLACKLEG were encountered. BRUCELLOSIS was widespread among exotic and grade cattle and greater use was made of Strain 19 vaccine. ...

Author(s)
Dawe, E. C. S.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department, 1955., 1956, 1, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

Cattle-The incidence of MASTITIS (mainly streptococcal and staphylococcal) is high. ANTHRAX is endemic in certain regions and voluntary vaccination is the method of control. TUBERCULOSIS, though increasing, is considered of secondary importance; its incidence is highest in Guatemala. BRUCELLOSIS is ...

Author(s)
Andersen, E. H.
Publisher
Rome: Food & Agriculture Organization of United Nations.,
Citation
Informe a los gobiernos de Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras. Nicaragua y Panama sobre sanidad animal, lucha contra las enfermedades del ganado y prevention de éstas en America Central y Panama., 1962, pp 27 pp.
Abstract

The Assistant Director (Veterinary) is in charge of the Veterinary Service, which comprises five veterinary officers and technical assistants. The main measures adopted are prophylactic inoculation, isolation, restriction of movement and the slaughter policy on occasions. The animal breeding is...

Citation
Annual report of the Director of Agriculture for the year 1958., 1959, pp 55 ; 25-31 pp.

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