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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

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

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

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

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.
Abstract

The cattle population was 3, 057, 372 consisting of European and indigenous stock in the proportion 2: 3.
An outbreak of ANTHRAX at Salisbury caused 56 deaths among cattle and six Africans contracted the disease through eating meat from infected carcasses. 7, 220 cattle were vaccinated and a...

Author(s)
Adamson, J. S.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1953., 1954, pp 29 pp.
Abstract

There was a recurrence of EAST COAST FEVER (Theileria parva infection) after an interval of seven years. On one farm there were 4 deaths and 288 animals were slaughtered. There were 33 outbreaks of Theileria infection other than East Coast fever and 373 deaths. The position regarding...

Author(s)
Brooks, N. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture which includes the Department of Research and Specialist Services, Conservation and Extension Services and Veterinary Services for the year ended 30th September, 1954., 1955, pp 115 pp.
Abstract

The report lays great stress on the difficulties encountered from shortage of veterinary staff, which consists of only 12 veterinarians and 62 animal health inspectors; quite inadequate for the duties involved.
Ticks appear to be on the increase and reports indicated that in some cases arsenical...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury : Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the chief veterinary surgeon for the year 1946., 1947, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

There were 19 Veterinary Surgeons on the staff. The Veterinary Research branch has been combined with the Veterinary Department under the Director of Veterinary Services. Four professional officers resigned during the year. At the end of the year there were six vacancies for Veterinary Surgeons...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1948., 1949, pp 17 pp.

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