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Abstract

This year was favourable for livestock, there being ample grazing, and animal health was satisfactory in that all animal diseases were held under control. The value of the services rendered by the African staff in the field under great political difficulties demands special mention.
In research the ...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. G.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services. Annual Report for the year 1958., 1959, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

Attempts to transmit STREPTOTHRICOSIS (Senkoba skin disease) by every possible method failed. The most successful method of treatment has been by the parenteral injection of organic arsenicals.
A condition in which horses have posterior paralysis was considered to be due to infection by Babesia...

Author(s)
Hobday, J.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services. Annual Report for theyear 1952., 1953, pp 23 pp.
Abstract

Climatically the year was favourable. The cattle population, after a setback in 1954, increased and now is in excess of one million, an increase of 300, 000 head since 1945
Foot and mouth disease occurred in the Kalomo district but was soon checked and only one secondary focus occurred. The...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Government Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services Annual Report for the year 1955., 1956, pp 19 pp.
Abstract

Despite the drought early in the year the livestock as a whole throve and increases in numbers were recorded in all species. There are now about 900, 000 head of cattle, 100, 000 sheep and 45, 000 pigs. Plans have been made to improve the marketing of indigenous livestock and to improve the...

Author(s)
Hobday, J.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1949., 1950, pp 22 pp.
Abstract

Prophylactic inoculations against ANTHRAX are carried out by the European farmers; the native-owned cattle are vaccinated by the staff of the veterinary department. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is enzootic in the area along the railway. Inoculation of the cattle-on the infected farms has given...

Author(s)
Fern, E. T.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1941., 1942, pp 10 pp.
Abstract

The policy of the Department remains the same, i.e., to safeguard and foster the livestock industry of Northern Rhodesia and to assist the territory to supply the deficiency that exists between low production and high consumption of livestock products. This requires the lessening of the mortality...

Author(s)
Hobday, J.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Canadian Journal of Research, 1946, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

The staff consisted of the Director, Deputy Director, Veterinary Research Officer, and six district veterinary officers assisted by a number of stock inspectors. Expenditure was £27, 833.
LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY.-144 head of breeding stock, 8, 821 head of slaughter cattle, and 905, 088 lb. of frozen...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the Year 1938., 1939, pp 60 pp.
Abstract

LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY.-The position generally was satisfactory, the most noteworthy feature being the success of the composite veterinary staff in the anti-, RINDERPEST campaign in the south of Tanganyika, resulting in the effective checking of the southward spread of the disease into Northern...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer, [fcp].,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual Report for the Year 1940., 1941, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

Sporadic outbreaks of ANTHRAX and BLACKLEG occurred, but the diseases were kept under control by prophylactic vaccinations. TRYPANOSOMIASIS continued to be a problem in various parts of the territory. In one outbreak, 1, 300 cattle were involved with a large proportion infected. Mortality in pigs...

Author(s)
Fern, E. T.
Publisher
Lusaka : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1942., 1943, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

Conditions for livestock were generally satisfactory and economically the year was a favourable one for the industry. There was no serious epizootic. There were two outbreaks of ANTHRAX, and BLACKLEG caused more mortality than any other bacterial disease. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION was enzootic....

Author(s)
Hobday, J.
Publisher
Lusaka : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1943., 1944, pp 8 pp.

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