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Abstract

There were three vacancies in an establishment of 8 professional officers. The junior technical staff has increased by 6 posts after long repeated claims for this addition. Accommodation was provided by conversions pending a decision on proposed new siting for the Laboratory Services. Some 25, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 27 pp.
Abstract

Certain areas in the Eastern and Central Provinces are overstocked and if expansion in livestock population is to be achieved use must be made of land which is not at present grazed because of tsetse, lack of surface water, or tribal jurisdiction. The numbers of animals in 1963 were as follows:...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1963., 1964, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

There was an existing outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in the Wankie Native District at the beginning of the year. Two other outbreaks were recorded, one in the same district and one in the Beitbridge Native District. Both the Wankie outbreaks were due to virus S.A.T.I, and that at Beitbridge to...

Author(s)
Corry, J. R.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Report of the secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1959., 1960, pp 212; 163-194 pp.
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was confined to three villages in Namwala. The virus was typed SAT 2 and vaccine prepared at Pirbright was used on cattle in the districts around the infected area. Infected herds were aphthized to spread the infection rapidly among them. There was no extension of infection....

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Government Printer.,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services. Annual report for the year 1960., 1961, pp 13 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

Theileria infection (other than East Coast fever), HEARTWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and PIRO-PLASMOSIS were prevalent. Losses which continue to occur are attributed to insufficient dipping measures. Owing to the danger of ARSENIC POISONING (there were 784 deaths in 1955) arsenical dip fluids are being...

Publisher
Salisbury: Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1955. Presented to the Federal Assembly 1956., 1956, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

Tuberculin tests of 979 cattle showed 7.15% positive and in goats 3.8%. Of the cattle 0.3% were doubtful reactors. Of 127 sheep, 15 pigs, 14 donkeys and 4 horses, none were reactors.
At Mpwapwa Staphylococcus albus is the most common bacteriological pathogen of cattle, sheep and goats, causing...

Author(s)
BARNARD, W. G.
Publisher
TANGANYIKA, Dar es Salaam: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department 1954. Vol. II. Research and Statistics., 1956, pp 52 pp.
Abstract

There was a recurrence of EAST COAST FEVER (Theileria parva infection) after an interval of seven years. On one farm there were 4 deaths and 288 animals were slaughtered. There were 33 outbreaks of Theileria infection other than East Coast fever and 373 deaths. The position regarding...

Author(s)
BROOKS, N. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture which includes the Department of Research and Specialist Services, Conservation and Extension Services and Veterinary Services for the year ended 30th September, 1954., 1955, pp 115 pp.
Abstract

The professional staff consisted of 17 veterinary surgeons of whom one resigned and five were newly appointed during the year. There were also 65 Animal Health Inspectors at the end of the year.
MASTITIS is prevalent in dairy herds. Penicillin has been more successful than any other drug used in...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the year 1947., 1948, pp 8 pp.
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.

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