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Abstract

A participatory epidemiological study was conducted to identify and prioritize constraints to livestock health and production on smallholder farms in Sanyati and Gokwe districts of Zimbabwe. Questionnaires were administered to 294 randomly selected livestock owners across the two districts....

Author(s)
Chatikobo, P.; Choga, T.; Ncube, C.; Mutambara, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 109, 3/4, pp 327-333
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

This should be read in conjunction with the abstracts of the reports of the Assistant Directors Field and Research which follow and deal in more detail with special points of interest. A regular intake of professional staff is now envisaged under the Government Bursary Scheme for training. An...

Author(s)
Griffith, R. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture for the period 1st October, 1964 to 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 181 pp.
Abstract

There were three vacancies in an establishment of 8 professional officers. The junior technical staff has increased by 6 posts after long repeated claims for this addition. Accommodation was provided by conversions pending a decision on proposed new siting for the Laboratory Services. Some 25, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 27 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

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

There was an existing outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in the Wankie Native District at the beginning of the year. Two other outbreaks were recorded, one in the same district and one in the Beitbridge Native District. Both the Wankie outbreaks were due to virus S.A.T.I, and that at Beitbridge to...

Author(s)
Corry, J. R.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Report of the secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1959., 1960, pp 212; 163-194 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.

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