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Abstract

The Department was very much understaffed throughout the year. The first African to qualify M.R.C.V.S. (Richter, W. A. G.), an African Veterinary Assistant of the Gold Coast Veterinary staff, rejoined the staff as a Veterinary Superintendent. Other members of the Department's African staff have...

Author(s)
Stewart, J. L.
Publisher
Accra: Government Printing Department; London: Crown Agents for the Colonies.,
Citation
Report on the Department of Animal Health for the year 1945-46., 1947, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

In spite of acute shortage of European professional staff, and an unprecedented drought during April to June, progress was again reported with increasing competence of the trained African veterinary staff. In spite of very marked increase in numbers of livestock, directly attributable to efficient...

Author(s)
Stewart, J. L.
Publisher
Accra: Govt. Printing Department; London : Crown Agents for the Colonies. fcp.,
Citation
Report on the Department of Animal Health for the year 1944-45., 1945, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

The slightly improved staff position allowed for an expansion of work. A livestock census is nearly complete and shows a great increase in stock numbers. This is unfortunately mainly in the closely settled areas, and improved animal husbandry is not keeping pace with it. One of the steps being...

Author(s)
Simpson, S.
Publisher
Accra: Govt. Printing Dept,
Citation
ReportontheDepartment of Animal Health for the year1950-51., 1952, pp 10 pp.
Abstract

The staff consisted of the Director and four Veterinary Officers. The department was in a prosperous financial position, income exceeding expenditure by over £2, 000.
FIELD VETERINARY WORK.-During the year, the initial anti-rinderpest immunization of all the cattle in the country was completed by...

Author(s)
Stewart, J. L.
Publisher
Accra : Govt. Printing Dep.,
Citation
Report on the Department of Animal Health for the Year 1934-35., 1935, pp 85 pp.
Abstract

ANIMAL DISEASES.-There were no serious epizootics during the period under review and the disease situation was satisfactory. Only a few insignificant outbreaks of RINDERPEST occurred, among young stock on the frontier. 31, 857 young cattle were immunized by the serum-virus method with a mortality...

Author(s)
Stewart, J. L.
Publisher
Accra: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Report on the Department of Animal Health for the Year 1938-39, 1939, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

STAFF.-During the year, the pathologist, one veterinary officer, one assistant and thirty cattle1 patrols were retrenched in accordance with the general government plan of economy.
FINANCIAL.-The income of the department amounted to some £18, 400, which is over £2, 000 more than the expenditure.
...

Author(s)
Stewart, J. L.
Publisher
Accra : Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report Veterinary Department, 1938, pp 30 pp.
Abstract

One case of generalized TUBERCULOSIS in an ox was reported. Sporadic cases of ANTHRAX, CONTAGIOUS PLEURO-PNEUMONIA, and EPIZOOTIC LYMPHANGITIS are recorded.
Reference is made to the value and limitations of clearings in the control of human TRYPANOSOMIASIS and the danger of subsequent soil erosion. ...

Author(s)
Mackay, J. M.
Citation
Rep. med. Dep. Gold Coast, 1937, pp 19; 25-26 pp.

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