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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

Certain areas in the Eastern and Central Provinces are overstocked and if expansion in livestock population is to be achieved use must be made of land which is not at present grazed because of tsetse, lack of surface water, or tribal jurisdiction. The numbers of animals in 1963 were as follows:...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1963., 1964, 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

The most troublesome disease was TRYPANOSOMIASIS. In spite of the continuing tendency of tsetse fly to spread rapidly in some districts, considerable and successful anti-tsetse work, including bush-clearing and insecticidal spraying, is reported. Of the nearly 100000 drug doses used for the cattle...

Author(s)
Murray, C. A.
Publisher
Salisbury. Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September 1962., 1963, pp 219 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

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

LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY.-The position generally was satisfactory, the most noteworthy feature being the success of the composite veterinary staff in the anti-, RINDERPEST campaign in the south of Tanganyika, resulting in the effective checking of the southward spread of the disease into Northern...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer, [fcp].,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual Report for the Year 1940., 1941, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

The staff includes 12 veterinary officers and 46 European cattle inspectors. The year was a satisfactory one for livestock. Grazing and water were plentiful and poverty losses small. On the whole the year was also satisfactory from the veterinary aspect. ANTHRAX was controlled by the use of spore...

Author(s)
Myhill, B. A.
Publisher
Rhodesia Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., Salisbury, Rhodesia
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the year 1940, 1941, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

STAFF.-Two new appointments brought the total number of district veterinary officers to eight. A number of temporary stock inspectors were appointed and numerous staff transfers were made to meet the threat of introduction of RINDERPEST from Tanganyika Territory. Expenditure was £37, 119.
LIVESTOCK ...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department For the Year 1939., 1940, pp 21 pp.
Abstract

There was only one outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE, and that of a very mild character. Measures were taken against its spread from Portuguese East Africa and the Kruger National Park of the Union. 2, 500 head of cattle were carried by motor transport from infected areas to rail head for dispatch ...

Author(s)
Myhill, B. A.
Publisher
Government Stationery Office., Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the Year 1938., 1939, pp 10 pp.

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