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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

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

The cattle population was 3, 057, 372 consisting of European and indigenous stock in the proportion 2: 3.
An outbreak of ANTHRAX at Salisbury caused 56 deaths among cattle and six Africans contracted the disease through eating meat from infected carcasses. 7, 220 cattle were vaccinated and a...

Author(s)
Adamson, J. S.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1953., 1954, pp 29 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

The report of the Veterinary Research Officer, which is included in that of the Director of Animal Health, is dealt with separately in this journal.
Motor lorries are now provided for the Stock Inspectors, so that, on arrival at a given centre, they can visit outlying areas on bicycles. Most of the ...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
Publisher
London : Crown Agents for the Colonies.,
Citation
Annual Report, Department of Animal Health for the Year 1929., 1930, pp 27 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
Abstract

TRYPANOSOMIASIS.-With more than two-thirds of the country submerged in a sea of tsetse-infested bush, the incidence of trypanosomiasis continued in all domesticated animals inhabiting areas on the periphery of, or often surrounded by, " fly "belts. T. congolense, T. vivax and more rarely T. brucei...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Tanganyika,
Citation
Report. Dept. Vet. Sci., 1938, pp 9-20 pp.

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