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IV. Meat inspection was only carried out by the Department at the Cold Storage Commission abattoirs, but elsewhere in the country it is the responsibility of the Department of Health.
A mild winter favoured the survival of all species of tick.
FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was fairly prevalent and large...

Author(s)
MacKinnon, J.
Citation
Report. Sec. Fed. Minist. Agric., Rhodesia & Nyasaland, 1958, pp 166-181
Abstract

II. The Department operates two branches, field and research. The appointment of laboratory and meat inspection assistants presents a real problem, probably owing to low salary scales. With the increase of TRYPANOSOMIASIS and the desire for an Artificial Insemination centre, the establishment will...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Citation
Report. Sec. Fed. Minist. Agric., Rhodesia & Nyasaland, 1958, pp 161-165
Abstract

A nation-wide survey was made of the most important parasites of food-producing animals and of the best methods of controlling them Bovine trichomoniasis" is increasing in incidence and has been reported front all parts of the U.S.A. No satisfactory treatment has been developed. Artificial...

Author(s)
O'REILLY, M. F. X.
Citation
Proceedings. United States Live Stock Sanitary Association, 1942, 1943, pp 163-172
Abstract

The year was favourable for livestock owing to the good rainfall. There was, however, much economic trouble in the livestock industry.
STOCK FARM AT HOPE.-After being free from tuberculosis since 1930, the herd of 400 cattle showed 14 reactors in June, advanced lesions being found in four of them....

Author(s)
LOCKETT, S.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, Kingston, Jamaica
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture, Jamaica, for the year 1934., 1935, pp 12-20
Abstract

There was no change in the European staff.
Conditions for livestock were favourable in the summer, but unprecedented snow storms and cold rains were encountered during the winter. The economic aspect was favourable. The average increase in prices of beef and mutton for all grades was 30% higher...

Author(s)
Henderson, G. T.
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, Basutoland, 1942-43., 1943, pp 10-15
Abstract

There was only one outbreak of ANTHRAX; 33, 426 cattle were immunized. The widespread use of BLACKLEG vaccine is expected to diminish rapidly the losses from this disease; 14, 275 animals were immunized. There were a few outbreaks of the pneumonic type of AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESS; 384 equines were...

Author(s)
Henderson, G. T.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, Basutoland
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, Basutoland, 1940-41, 1941, pp 8-11
Abstract

The staff and their distribution remained the same as in 1931. Forty-four tours of inspection were made and 41, 796 cattle, 6, 639 horses, 5, 775 goats, 1, 361 pigs and 480 sheep were inspected.
LEGISLATION: -The Stock Improvement Ordinance of 1909 was repealed and replaced; The hew ordinance has...

Author(s)
TURBET, C. R.
Publisher
Government printer., Suva, Fiji
Citation
Annual Report Department Agriculture, Fiji., 1938, pp 38-47
Abstract

The European staff consists of the Pathologist, the Assistant Pathologist, and three laboratory assistants with four African laboratory attendants. The main function of the laboratory is the production of anti-RINDERPEST (A-R) serum and of various vaccines for use in the control of cattle diseases. ...

Author(s)
METTAM, R. W. M.
Citation
Report. Veterinary Department, 1940, pp 20-31
Abstract

The general livestock position showed steady improvement, although weather conditions were unsatisfactory and mortality was therefore higher than in the previous year. Only two cattle died of ANTHRAX. Many outbreaks of BLACKLEG were dealt with by inoculation of the in-contact animals. There were...

Author(s)
HENDERSON, G. T.
Citation
Rep. Dep. Agric. Basutoland, 1941-42., 1942, pp 10-13
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis was absent from both the government stock farms at Hope and Grove Place, but was occasionally observed at abattoirs and on private farms. The incidence, however, is thought not to exceed 8 per cent.
Anthrax and blackleg were observed, but caused little loss. Only two small...

Author(s)
LOCKETT, S.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, Kingston, Jamaica
Citation
Ann. Rep. Dept. Agric., Jamaica, for the year 1933., 1935, pp 11-18

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