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Work on Parafilaria established that it lives for about one year but the oviposition periods are much shorter. Treatment with nitroxynil was effective however, it was difficult to prevent re-infection of young animals, during the next transmission season, in a Parafilaria-infected area. A...

Citation
Annual report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1 July, 1978 to 30 June, 1979., 1980, pp vii + 114 pp.
Abstract

Nyasaland had 356, 514 cattle, 75, 297 sheep, 460, 611 goats, 119, 913 pigs and a small number of horses and donkeys.
Nine deaths from BLACKLEG were recorded. Animals immunized were 9, 812 cattle and 566 sheep.
TUBERCULOSIS persists in the Mzimba District and also in the S.W. of the Karanga...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1959. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1960, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

There are 307, 026 cattle, 78, 709 sheep, 326, 113 goats, 77, 145 pigs, 37 horses and 199 donkeys.
Tick-borne diseases are the most common causes of losses. EAST COAST FEVER is endemic in the Northern and Central Provinces; of 298 cases diagnosed in the Central Province, most occurred during the...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba (Nyasaland) : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1955. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1956, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

Citation
Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136
Abstract

The year was not a good one for livestock owing to drought conditions.
TICK-BORNE DISEASES such as THEILERIA-sis, REDWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and HEART-WATER have been more prevalent in areas where dipping is not compulsory. In the compulsory dipping areas where EAST COAST FEVER is being controlled...

Publisher
Govt. Printing & Stationery Dept.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1950., 1951, pp 20 pp.
Abstract

There were 19 Veterinary Surgeons on the staff. The Veterinary Research branch has been combined with the Veterinary Department under the Director of Veterinary Services. Four professional officers resigned during the year. At the end of the year there were six vacancies for Veterinary Surgeons...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1948., 1949, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

The output of dairy products and pig production was well maintained at the level of the 1947 figures. During the year the purchasing of cattle by the Livestock Control increased to a total of 118, 418 cattle. Of these 100, 354 were from Kenya, 11, 503 from Uganda and 6, 561 from Somalia. 14, 392 of ...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department, 1942., 1943, pp 13 pp.
Abstract

Shortage of European staff still limits the Department's efforts in research on disease. The Veterinary Staff consists of eight and there are two vacancies.
The total cattle population is 264, 075, sheep 38, 783, goats 259, 858, pigs 52, 548 and poultry 1, 560, 242. There are only 65 horses and 143 ...

Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the year ended 31st December, 1950., 1951, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

The year as a whole was favourable to, stock farming and the local demand for all livestock produce remained, high.
Fifty-eight outbreaks of ANTHRAX were reported in the settled areas. There was no change in the position in the native reserves. 181 outbreaks of BLACKLEG were notified; the increased ...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department 1941., 1942, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

The authors described recent observations on external parasites of livestock in S. Africa and made recommendations as to the direction of future research in this field.
Tripanosomiasis is not a major problem as it is confined to an area in Zululand. Three species of tsetse fly are present, Glossina ...

Author(s)
Du Toit, R.; Graf, H.; Theiler, G.
Publisher
Johannesburg.,
Citation
Commun. Afr. Reg. Sci. Conf., 1949, C(k) 6, pp 5 pp.

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