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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

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

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

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

Stock maintained fair condition throughout the year. Losses from poverty were negligible and this good position was due to ample rainfall, better control of veld fires, and improved provision for winter feed.
Abattoir statistics and results of tuberculin tests show that the incidence of...

Author(s)
Myhill, B. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co.,
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon For the Year 1939., 1940, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

There was a slight increase in the number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX, but the mortality was very low. In December, 1937, more than 50 herds were under regular tests for TUBERCULOSIS, and much valuable information was obtained on the value of the intradermal test with locally-made tuberculin.
During...

Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1937, 12, pp 518-527

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