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Abstract

The status of animal diseases in Rhodesia in 1974 is briefly reported with mention of anaplasmosis, piroplasmosis and Theileria lawrencei. There were 3,362 confirmed cases of trypanosomiasis in cattle compared to 4,124 cases during the previous year. Trypanosoma vivax and T. congolense were found...

Author(s)
Williamson, J. M.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1975, 84, pp 649-653
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

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

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

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

Theileria infection (other than East Coast fever), HEARTWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and PIRO-PLASMOSIS were prevalent. Losses which continue to occur are attributed to insufficient dipping measures. Owing to the danger of ARSENIC POISONING (there were 784 deaths in 1955) arsenical dip fluids are being...

Publisher
Salisbury: Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1955. Presented to the Federal Assembly 1956., 1956, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

I & II. Tick life had a sharp rise, especially the blue tick larval infestation. Many farms have reverted voluntarily to seven-day dipping. By cleaning tanks and replenishing with full strength of arsenic, satisfactory control has been obtained in many areas.
There have been no serious outbreaks of ...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1956, 53, pp 988-992; 993-997
Abstract

The year was not a good one for livestock owing to drought conditions.
TICK-BORNE DISEASES such as THEILERIA-sis, REDWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and HEART-WATER have been more prevalent in areas where dipping is not compulsory. In the compulsory dipping areas where EAST COAST FEVER is being controlled...

Publisher
Govt. Printing & Stationery Dept.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1950., 1951, pp 20 pp.
Abstract

Diseases-The general position of animal health was not as good as in previous years. There was no change in the TRYPANOSOMIASIS position in the areas where the disease is enzootic, but there was a considerable increase in the number of outbreaks discovered in the Dowa district. These new centres of ...

Author(s)
De Meza, J.
Publisher
Zomba : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the Year ended 31st December, 1942., 1943, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

Major animal diseases confirmed in S. Rhodesia during the period reported included BLACKLEG, TRYPANOSOMIASIS, THEILERIASIS, PIROPLASMOSIS, ANAPLASMOSIS, BLUE-TONGUE and AFRICAN HORSESICKNESS. F. & M. DISEASE due to virus type S.A.T.1 and more recently S.A.T.2. occurred and was controlled by...

Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1953, 50, pp 238-244

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