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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

This report, dealing with field and laboratory control of animal disease and live stock husbandry, covers a year from mid 1947 to mid 1948. During the year the Director, Dr. P. J. du Toit, retired and was succeeded by Dr. G. v. d. W. de Kock.
Among a wide range of animal diseases under...

Author(s)
DE KOCK, G.
Publisher
Afr.,
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1949, 24, pp 65-78
Abstract

This report, dealing with field and laboratory control of animal disease and live stock husbandry, covers a year from mid 1947 to mid 1948. During the year the Director, Dr. P. J. du Toit, retired and was succeeded by Dr. G. v. d. W. de Kock.
Among a wide range of animal diseases under...

Author(s)
DE KOCK, G.
Publisher
Afr.,
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1949, 24, pp 121
Abstract

This report, dealing with field and laboratory control of animal disease and live stock husbandry, covers a year from mid 1947 to mid 1948. During the year the Director, Dr. P. J. du Toit, retired and was succeeded by Dr. G. v. d. W. de Kock.
Among a wide range of animal diseases under...

Author(s)
DE KOCK, G.
Publisher
Afr.,
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1949, 24, pp 153
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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