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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

There was a slight increase in the number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX, but the mortality was very low. In December, 1937, more than 50 herds were under regular tests for TUBERCULOSIS, and much valuable information was obtained on the value of the intradermal test with locally-made tuberculin.
During...

Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1937, 12, pp 518-527
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

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The results of the block inoculation for ANTHRAX in the Transkei were the most successful recorded so far in that area. Failure to immunize horses with the ordinary vaccine was experienced, but the avirulent vaccine gave good results. Some samples of imported bone meal...

Author(s)
DU TOIT, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 511-519
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 the absence of the Principal Veterinary Officer (GRAY (C. E.) in German East Africa on special duty in connection with the outbreak of rinderpest in that country [see this Bulletin, 1918, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 115-118] the report of the Veterinary Division is furnished by Borthwick (J. D.).
East...

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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