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Abstract

This year was favourable for livestock, there being ample grazing, and animal health was satisfactory in that all animal diseases were held under control. The value of the services rendered by the African staff in the field under great political difficulties demands special mention.
In research the ...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. G.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services. Annual Report for the year 1958., 1959, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

Climatically the year was favourable. The cattle population, after a setback in 1954, increased and now is in excess of one million, an increase of 300, 000 head since 1945
Foot and mouth disease occurred in the Kalomo district but was soon checked and only one secondary focus occurred. The...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Government Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services Annual Report for the year 1955., 1956, pp 19 pp.
Abstract

Prophylactic inoculations against ANTHRAX are carried out by the European farmers; the native-owned cattle are vaccinated by the staff of the veterinary department. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is enzootic in the area along the railway. Inoculation of the cattle-on the infected farms has given...

Author(s)
Fern, E. T.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1941., 1942, pp 10 pp.
Abstract

The policy of the Department remains the same, i.e., to safeguard and foster the livestock industry of Northern Rhodesia and to assist the territory to supply the deficiency that exists between low production and high consumption of livestock products. This requires the lessening of the mortality...

Author(s)
Hobday, J.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Canadian Journal of Research, 1946, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

The staff consisted of the Director, Deputy Director, Veterinary Research Officer, and six district veterinary officers assisted by a number of stock inspectors. Expenditure was £27, 833.
LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY.-144 head of breeding stock, 8, 821 head of slaughter cattle, and 905, 088 lb. of frozen...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the Year 1938., 1939, pp 60 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

Sporadic outbreaks of ANTHRAX and BLACKLEG occurred, but the diseases were kept under control by prophylactic vaccinations. TRYPANOSOMIASIS continued to be a problem in various parts of the territory. In one outbreak, 1, 300 cattle were involved with a large proportion infected. Mortality in pigs...

Author(s)
Fern, E. T.
Publisher
Lusaka : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1942., 1943, pp 9 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

STAFF.-There were eight veterinary officers; work in the field and in research was again seriously handicapped by lack of staff. The expenditure was £20, 849.
LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY.-Rainfall was good and grazing well maintained into the dry season. 2, 857 cattle, 4, 130 sheep and 757, 000 Ib. of...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Citation
Rep. vet. Dep. N. Rhod., 1938, 1937, pp 5-22 pp.
Abstract

STAFF-Work in the field and in the research institute is seriously handicapped by the lack of staff.
INFECTIOUS DISEASES.-Sixteen outbreaks of ANTHRAX were reported as against six the previous year; many were controlled by quarantine and inoculation, but in Barotse Province the disease is...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of Government Veterinary Department for the Year 1936., 1937, pp 76 pp.

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