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A cross-sectional study was conducted to investigate factors for clinical dermatophilosis herd-level positivity in smallholder dip tanks from Gokwe (Chemawororo, Gwanyika), Kwekwe (Koronika) and Chegutu (Chivero), Zimbabwe, between September 2013 and April 2014. A total of 185 herds were clinically ...

Author(s)
Ndhlovu, D. N.; Masika, P. J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 2, pp 353-360
Abstract

A participatory epidemiological study was conducted to identify and prioritize constraints to livestock health and production on smallholder farms in Sanyati and Gokwe districts of Zimbabwe. Questionnaires were administered to 294 randomly selected livestock owners across the two districts....

Author(s)
Chatikobo, P.; Choga, T.; Ncube, C.; Mutambara, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 109, 3/4, pp 327-333
Abstract

The prevalences of dermatophilosis and parafilariosis were monitored for one year in cattle in Sanyati, a semi-arid smallholder farming area in Zimbabwe. The prevalence of dermatophilosis differed (p<0.05) with season and among calves, cows, oxen and bulls. In bulls and cows, dermatophilosis lesions were localized mainly to the inguinal regions and between the front limbs. The prevalence and morbidity of dermatophilosis infection were significantly higher (p<0.05) during the wet season than in the dry season. No mortalities were recorded. The prevalence of parafilariosis was similar to that of dermatophilosis. Infection of cattle by these skin diseases was preceded by high infestation with the tick Amblyomma variegatum....

Author(s)
Chatikobo, P.; Kusina, N. T.; Hamudikuwanda, H.; Nyoni, O.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2004, 36, 3, pp 207-215
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

Good rains and a short, mild winter made 1961 a favourable year for livestock. The cattle population stood at 1 1/4 million. FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE did not occur. ANTHRAX and BLACK-QUARTER occurred sporadically wherever vaccination had been neglected. TRYPANOSOMIASIS remained the most widespread...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Government Printer,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1961., 1962, 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

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 staff position improved during the year and a full establishment of veterinary officers was achieved. Livestock exports showed a considerable drop and carcass meat was sold to the traditional markets of South Africa, Northern Rhodesia and the Belgian Congo.
Extensive grass fires did great...

Author(s)
Roe, J. E. R.
Publisher
Mafeking, Cape Province: Mafeking Mail (Pty.) Ltd.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the year ended 31st December, 1956., 1959, pp 70 pp.
Abstract

I & II. Tick life had a sharp rise, especially the blue tick larval infestation. Many farms have reverted voluntarily to seven-day dipping. By cleaning tanks and replenishing with full strength of arsenic, satisfactory control has been obtained in many areas.
There have been no serious outbreaks of ...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1956, 53, pp 988-992; 993-997
Abstract

I. Over 30, 000 cattle, 953 sheep and goats and 39 donkeys were inoculated with ANTHRAX vaccine in Oct. and Nov. There were 135 deaths from BLACKLEG. Tuberculin testing disclosed 0-2% of reactors in 2, 473 head of cattle and 2-14% in 2, 578. Of 1, 765 beef carcasses 0-34% were condemned on account...

Author(s)
MACKINNON, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1957, 54, pp 93-97

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