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Communal livestock production systems are dynamic being responsive to changes in the socio-political and economic environments. A survey was conducted in Simbe communal area of Gokwe South District in Zimbabwe, to assess current livestock production systems. Five villages and 3 wards were randomly...

Author(s)
Maburutse, B. E.; Mutibvu, T.; Mbiriri, D. T.; Kashangura, M. T.
Publisher
Scienceline Publishing, Maragheh, Iran
Citation
Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research (OJAFR), 2012, 2, 4, pp 351-360
Abstract

Very low rainfall for the second successive agricultural year has made conditions difficult for livestock owners and the deaths of cattle attributed to drought in the first year totalled 70, 000 head. Civil disobedience and obstruction interfered with disease control measures in certain areas....

Author(s)
Williamson, J. M.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Field) for the year ending 30. 9. 65., 1966, pp 28 pp.
Abstract

The 1964 census showed 3, 852, 035 cattle, 562.606 goats, 384, 854 sheep, 95, 532 pigs, and 96, 619 equines. There was a small outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in cattle, which was due to the same virus strain (SAT 2) and occurred in the same locality as the 1962 outbreak. Erection of a cordon...

Author(s)
May, T. L.
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.
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

At the end of the year there were 8 vacancies out of a staff of 39, and 2 sub-stations had to be closed. The disease position was favourable, except for FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. A series of outbreaks due to type SAT 1 occurred as a result of illegal movements of cattle, movements of game, and...

Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1961., 1962, pp 241 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

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

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.

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