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Abstract

Slaughterings included 214, 110 cattle, 125, 835 pigs, 862, 714 ovines, 46, 841 goats and 8, 947 equines. Condemned meat amounted to about 1, 518 tons. The commonest causes for condemnation were: Cysticercosis (accounting for over a third of the cattle condemned and about two thirds of the pigs...

Author(s)
ROBINSON, M. C.
Publisher
Johannesburg: Radford, Arlington, Ltd.,
Citation
City of Johannesburg. Report of Director, Abattoir and Live Stock Market Department for the period 1st July, 1954, to 30th June, 1955., 1955, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

Over 32, 700 animals passed through the Livestock market and 1, 173, 726 animals were slaughtered in the abattoir (cattle 286, 866; calves 35, 914; sheep and goats 707, 398; pigs 138, 552; horses, mules and donkeys 4, 996). Condemnations of meat and offal amounted to 2, 413 tons. CYSTICERCOSIS...

Author(s)
ROBINSON, M. C.
Publisher
Johannesburg: Radford, Adlington, Ltd.,
Citation
City of Johannesburg. Report of Director, Abattoir and Live Stock Market Department for the period 1st July, 1953, to 30th June, 1954., 1954, pp 18 pp.
Abstract

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The avirulent spore vaccine for ANTHRAX was used on a much wider scale with good results. The issue was begun of a BLACKLEG vaccine to which alum had been added and of which the preliminary tests had given' very good results. The herd of initially uninfected cows in a...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1940, 15, pp 480-484
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 report is divided into two sections dealing with (1) laboratory work at Onderstepoort, and (2) field work. During the year a very heavy call was made on the field staff in connexion with the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, first in the Barberton district and later in Northern Natal. These...

Author(s)
DU TOIT, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1938, 13, pp 496-497; 505-518
Abstract

Methods of titrating Clostridium chauvoei antigen were studied in collaboration with the veterinary laboratory at Onderstepoort. A special investigation on bovine type tuberculosis in human beings was carried out. The Institute runs a rabies diagnostic service. The Flury strain virus has been of...

Publisher
Johannesburg: The Institute.,
Citation
The South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg. Annual Report for the year ended 31st December 1955., 1956, pp 109 pp.
Abstract

The 18th Report of the Onderstepoort Research Laboratories has recently been published. It includes reports of work done in the year ending August, 1932. The report is grouped in ten sections, and the titles of the articles are as follows: -
PROTOZOAL DISEASES.-Bovine Anaplasmosis. A Method of...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Publisher
Pretoria: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
18th Report, Director Veterinary Services & Animal Industries, Union of South Africa, 1932, pp 1094 pp.
Abstract

In this important report an account is first given of the very considerable routine work performed at the Onderstepoort Laboratory and the branch laboratories at Grahamstown and Pietermaritzburg. This includes visits made for purposes of investigation into various districts within the Union of...

Publisher
Cape Town: Cape Times, Ltd.,
Citation
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Department of Agriculture. Report with Appendices for the Year ended 31st March, 1917., 1918, pp 158 pp.

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