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Abstract

Tick-borne diseases of cattle including theileriasis due to the Theileria parva group, and trypanosomiasis (caused mainly by Trypanosoma congolense but also to some extent by T. brucei and T. vivax) and brucellosis are considered as the major factors limiting the development of livestock industries ...

Author(s)
Musisi, F. L.; Chizyuka, H. G. B.
Publisher
Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Livestock production and diseases in the Tropics. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-22 August 1986., 1986, pp 103-105
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

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 TICK-BORNE DISEASES remain the greatest cause of losses. Owing to the reluctance of the cattle owners to have their animals dipped and to a relaxation of normal discipline consequent on the political situation, only a small proportion of the animals were dipped in many parts of the Northern and ...

Author(s)
Aspinall, K. W.
Publisher
Zomba: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report 1960, Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1961, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

Disease incidence was high, mainly because of drought, famine and floods. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS PLEUROPNEUMONIA caused trouble, with overcrowding of the quarantine areas. HAEMORRHAGIC SEPTICAEMIA, ANAPLASMOSIS and HEARTWATER occurred sporadically. Mortality from EAST COAST FEVER continued in the...

Publisher
Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Tanganyika. Annual Report of the Veterinary Division, 1961., 1962, pp 43 pp.
Abstract

CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is said to be endemic among African rattle. The diease was diagnosed in the indigenous herd of Nyasa zebu cattle improvement centre in the Central Province, where 50% of the animals gave positive reactions, but only eight cows aborted. Calf vaccinations are being carried out.
Of ...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Gov. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report 1956, Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1957, pp 46 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

RINDERPEST was a major problem in the Lake and Western Provinces. In 47 outbreaks mortality was 6, 462 head, mainly young animals. Factors in the maintenance of the disease are evasion of vaccination and the impossibility of giving effective immunity to calves. Only one case of BOVINE CONTAGIOUS...

Author(s)
Dawe, E. C. S.
Publisher
TANGANYIKA., Dar es Salaam: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department, 1954., 1955, 1, pp 30 pp.

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