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During the year 2009, 47 of the African Union (AU) Member States (MS) submitted their animal disease status reports to AU-IBAR. This was quite an improvement as compared to 44 MS who submitted their reports in 2008. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all MS, 551 were received as...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2009, 2009, pp ix + 32 + XIV pp.
Abstract

Due to mass vaccination and regulation of sanitary measures the country remained free from FMD, the last outbreak was recorded in January 1968. It was shown that the African buffalo played a dominant role in the epidemiology of this disease. Rabies continues to be a serious problem; a severe...

Citation
Annual reports 1970-71., 1973, pp 28pp.
Abstract

Good rains towards the end of 1973 led to improved condition of the cattle. With regard to diseases, rabies remained a serious problem, and vaccination programmes continued. Pasteurellosis was reported, and could be more widespread than previously thought. Tse-tse fly control was increased, chiefly ...

Publisher
Private Bag 32., Gaborone, Botswana
Citation
Annual report 1974., 1975, pp 14pp.
Abstract

The main source of income for a large part of the population is the livestock industry, with the bulk of the livestock exports going to Europe as deboned beef and beef by-products, which are processed at the Botswana Meat Commission abattoir at Lobatse. This results in a demand for high standards...

Citation
Annual report 1972., 1972, pp 14pp.
Abstract

The 1963 livestock census showed 1, 349, 773 cattle, 127, 500 sheep, 359, 614 goats, 8, 668 horses, 27, 612 donkeys, 593 mules, 56 camels, 3, 537 pigs, 110, 943 poultry and 29, 359 dogs. A SAT3 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE outbreak in 1963 was successfully confined by quarantine and aphthization. It was...

Author(s)
Falconer, J.
Publisher
Mahalapye: The Department,
Citation
Bechuanaland. Annual Reports of the Department of Veterinary Services for the period 1st January, 1962 to 31st December, 1963., 1964, pp 22 + 10 pp.
Abstract

The mam activities of the department in 1958 were again in connexion with the control of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. The campaign, involving aphthization, had hardly been completed in February when a new outbreak, caused by SAT III type virus, occurred in Ngamiland, and this resulted in the closure of...

Author(s)
Unsworth, K.
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the period 1st Jan., 1958-31st Dec., 1959., 1960, pp 36 + 26 pp.
Abstract

Fencing erected to keep out game from FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE infected areas has been maintained.
BOTULISM AND APHOSPHOROSIS continued to be a cause of heavy losses. Not all cattle owners availed themselves of a vaccine or of bone meal available as a feeding supplement. More use was made of CALF...

Author(s)
Roe, J. E. R.
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the year 1954., 1955, pp 45 pp.
Abstract

The shortage of detention officers at Lobatsi Abattoir hampered the work of the Department during the year, as veterinary officers from the field had to be utilized for meat inspection duties. The abattoir's real first year of working was an unqualified success.
The number of castrations carried...

Author(s)
Rob, J. E. R.
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the year ended 31st December, 1955., 1956, pp 50 pp.
Abstract

The effects of F. & M. DISEASE on export were much less than in recent years. Approximately 7% of the total' cattle were exported for slaughter, the highest figure yet recorded, the usual number being about 5%.
Considerably more ANTHRAX, CONTAGIOUS ABORTION, LAMSIEKTE, FOWL TYPHOID and GALLSICKNESS ...

Author(s)
Dawe, E. C. S.
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the year 1949., 1950, pp 17 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.

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