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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 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

A plea for intensive research on an international scale on salmonellosis in calves and for an international campaign against the insect vectors of such diseases as piroplasmosis and trypanosomiasis.-I. W. JENNINGS.

Author(s)
Guerrero, R. P.
Publisher
Bogota,
Citation
Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, 1951, 20, pp 285-289
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

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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