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Abstract

The report is largely statistical. 1, 378, 752 animals were slaughtered in the abattoir. This included 4, 107 horses and 10, 454 donkeys. The total diseased meat condemned was approximately 1, 461 tons.
Cattle supplies were well maintained during the year, although they showed a decrease of 13, 000 ...

Author(s)
Robinson, M. C.
Publisher
Johannesburg: Radford Adlington Ltd.,
Citation
Johannesburg. Annual report of Director, Abattoir and Livestock Department for the period 1st July, 1958, to 30th June, 1959., 1960, pp 13 pp.
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

There was a remarkable increase in the number of doses of vaccines issued, tests conducted and smears examined at the Onderste-poort and the Allerton Laboratories. The percentage increase in the use of some vaccines was as follows: CONTAGIOUS ABORTION vaccine by 57.9%, FOWL Pox by 25.2%, LAMSIEKTE...

Author(s)
DE KOCK, G.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1949, 24, pp 521-533
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

This report first deals with a very considerable amount of routine work performed at the Onderstepoort, Grahamstown, and Pietermaritz-burg Laboratories, consisting in the examination of smears and morbid specimens and the manufacture of vaccines against blue tongue, redwater and gall-sickness,...

Author(s)
THEILER, A.
Publisher
Cape Times, Ltd., Government Printers., Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Department of Agriculture. Report with Appendices for the Year ended 31st March 1916., 1917, pp 160 pp.
Abstract

East Coast Fever.--This disease still constitutes the most important problem dealt with by the Veterinary Division and consideration of its distribution in the various Provinces and the means adopted for its eradication embrace about half of the present report.
In the Cape the position with regard...

Author(s)
GRAY, C. E.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1917, 30, 1533, pp 209-213 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.
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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