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Abstract

The report is largely statistical. 1, 378, 752 animals were slaughtered in the abattoir. This included 4, 107 horses and 10, 454 donkeys. The total diseased meat condemned was approximately 1, 461 tons.
Cattle supplies were well maintained during the year, although they showed a decrease of 13, 000 ...

Author(s)
Robinson, M. C.
Publisher
Johannesburg: Radford Adlington Ltd.,
Citation
Johannesburg. Annual report of Director, Abattoir and Livestock Department for the period 1st July, 1958, to 30th June, 1959., 1960, pp 13 pp.
Abstract

Slaughterings included 214, 110 cattle, 125, 835 pigs, 862, 714 ovines, 46, 841 goats and 8, 947 equines. Condemned meat amounted to about 1, 518 tons. The commonest causes for condemnation were: Cysticercosis (accounting for over a third of the cattle condemned and about two thirds of the pigs...

Author(s)
ROBINSON, M. C.
Publisher
Johannesburg: Radford, Arlington, Ltd.,
Citation
City of Johannesburg. Report of Director, Abattoir and Live Stock Market Department for the period 1st July, 1954, to 30th June, 1955., 1955, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

Over 32, 700 animals passed through the Livestock market and 1, 173, 726 animals were slaughtered in the abattoir (cattle 286, 866; calves 35, 914; sheep and goats 707, 398; pigs 138, 552; horses, mules and donkeys 4, 996). Condemnations of meat and offal amounted to 2, 413 tons. CYSTICERCOSIS...

Author(s)
ROBINSON, M. C.
Publisher
Johannesburg: Radford, Adlington, Ltd.,
Citation
City of Johannesburg. Report of Director, Abattoir and Live Stock Market Department for the period 1st July, 1953, to 30th June, 1954., 1954, pp 18 pp.
Abstract

The activities and policy of the Division of Animal Husbandry and Dairying were reviewed. Research work at Mara and Messina Stations on adaptability, fertility and growth of cattle and on beef production was yielding satisfactory results.
The Director of Veterinary Services reported continued and...

Author(s)
Neveling, C. H.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1955, 30, pp 75-199
Abstract

EAST COAST FEVER was the most troublesome disease the department was required to deal with. In the North Natal Vryheid district, the disease spread so rapidly that dipping and quarantine measures were insufficient to control it, and a voluntary system of slaughter of cattle on infected* farms was...

Author(s)
VILJORN, P. R.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1944, 10, pp 131-201
Abstract

There was a remarkable increase in the number of doses of vaccines issued, tests conducted and smears examined at the Onderste-poort and the Allerton Laboratories. The percentage increase in the use of some vaccines was as follows: CONTAGIOUS ABORTION vaccine by 57.9%, FOWL Pox by 25.2%, LAMSIEKTE...

Author(s)
DE KOCK, G.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1949, 24, pp 521-533
Abstract

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The avirulent spore vaccine for ANTHRAX was used on a much wider scale with good results. The issue was begun of a BLACKLEG vaccine to which alum had been added and of which the preliminary tests had given' very good results. The herd of initially uninfected cows in a...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1940, 15, pp 480-484
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

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

Citation
Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136
Abstract

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The results of the block inoculation for ANTHRAX in the Transkei were the most successful recorded so far in that area. Failure to immunize horses with the ordinary vaccine was experienced, but the avirulent vaccine gave good results. Some samples of imported bone meal...

Author(s)
DU TOIT, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 511-519

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