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Abstract

SWINE FEVER was the only notifiable disease met with, several outbreaks occurring. GLANDERS, ANTHRAX, and FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE were not reported. Other diseases dealt with were: -TETANUS, BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS, BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION, BLACKLEG, ULCERATIVE LYMPHANGITIS, NECROBACIL-LOSIS of...

Author(s)
Lockett, S.
Citation
Report. Dep. Sci. Agric. Jamaica, 1940, pp 8-9 pp.
Abstract

The veterinary division comprised one veterinary officer, one stock inspector, one junior technical assistant, and a stenographer.
An assisted scheme of vaccination against ANTHRAX, BLACKLEG, and SWINE FEVER was in operation during the year; some 11, 600 animals were vaccinated. Of 20 suspected...

Author(s)
THRELKELD, T.
Publisher
Kingston : Government Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st March, 1943., 1944, pp 20 pp.
Abstract

I. No outbreaks of ANTHRAX occurred. Tests of 470 cattle for TUBERCULOSIS showed 13 positive reactors. BLACKLEG is widespread' and is controlled by vaccination. NECROBACILLOSIS is annually recurrent' in goats in many parts of the Island; treatment with tar ointment is effective. Six. sporadic...

Author(s)
Lockett, S.
Publisher
Kingston: Government Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st March, 1942., 1942, pp 18 pp.
Abstract

Deaths from ANTHRAX and BLACKLEG occurred in small numbers in the areas where these diseases are endemic. TUBERCULOSIS The proportion of positive reactions fell from 0.04% in 1957 to 0.003%. BRUCELLOSIS-Tests of 1, 600 cattle showed 0.5% infected. MASTITIS in dairy herds remains a problem. There is ...

Publisher
Kingston: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands for the year ending 31st December, 1958., 1959, pp 92 ; 60-62 pp.
Abstract

Diseases and numbers of animals vaccinated were-ANTHRAX 6, 463; BLACKLEG 6, 309; SWINE FEVER 1, 322; BRUCELLOSIS 1, 403; HAEMORRHAGIC SEPTICAEMIA 109; FOWL Pox 1, 027
ANAPLASMOSIS is endemic; TETANUS incidence is high; ULCERATIVE LYMPHANGITIS still persists on some of the sugar estates. Parasitic...

Publisher
Kingston: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st December, 1955., 1956, pp 74 pp.
Abstract

An Animal Quarantine Reporting Service, under the aegis of the Caribbean Commission, came into being in January, 1949
Calfhood vaccination against BRUCELLOSIS, using Strain 19, has proved beneficial and a system of marking vaccinated calves has been initiated. Careless disinfection of milking...

Author(s)
JAMAICA.
Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st March 1949., 1950, pp 18 pp.
Abstract

The year was rather a poor one for livestock owing to subnormal rainfall and unfavourable economic conditions.
ANIMAL DISEASES.-Two outbreaks of anthrax occurred. Bovine tuberculosis is believed to be present to a great extent but no scheme of tuberculin testing has yet been drawn up. It is thought ...

Author(s)
LOCKETT, S.
Publisher
Jamaica,
Citation
Report. Dep. Sci. Agric., 1936, pp 33-48 pp.
Abstract

None of seven suspected cases of ANTHRAX were confirmed. Vaccination of 1, 298 cattle with ANTHRAX spore vaccine was carried out by the Veterinary Staff.
Clostridum chauvoei was identified as the cause of deaths in ten outbreaks of BLACKLEG. The disease occurs throughout the island.
In a pilot...

Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st March, 1947., 1949, pp 30 pp.
Abstract

Reduction in the incidence of BRUCELLOSIS is attributed to the use of Strain 19 vaccine in recent years.
Two outbreaks of LARYNGOTRACHEITIS occurred; the disease had not previously been recorded in Jamaica. Infection was traced to day-old chicks imported from the U.S.A. Eradication was effected by...

Author(s)
JAMAICA.
Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st March 1950., 1951, pp 18 pp.
Abstract

28% of the cattle at the Hope Agricultural Station were positive reactors to the agglutination test for BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION. Many cases of ANA-PLASMOSIS occurred at the Hope Farm following the purchase of outside fodder. On account of insufficient fodder supplies, it was necessary to effect...

Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st March, 1944., 1945, pp 16 pp.

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