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The output of dairy products and pig production was well maintained at the level of the 1947 figures. During the year the purchasing of cattle by the Livestock Control increased to a total of 118, 418 cattle. Of these 100, 354 were from Kenya, 11, 503 from Uganda and 6, 561 from Somalia. 14, 392 of ...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department, 1942., 1943, pp 13 pp.
Abstract

From work on ANTHRAX vaccines it was concluded that under continued sub-culture on serum-free media, rough avirulent variants lose their power to produce antigen. Notes of interest occur on Corynebacterium ovis infection in cattle, CONTAGIOUS ABORTION, and the immunization of cattle to EAST COAST...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department 1943., 1944, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

The year as a whole was favourable to, stock farming and the local demand for all livestock produce remained, high.
Fifty-eight outbreaks of ANTHRAX were reported in the settled areas. There was no change in the position in the native reserves. 181 outbreaks of BLACKLEG were notified; the increased ...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department 1941., 1942, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

GENERAL.-This report covers the first full year's working of'the Department of Veterinary Services as an independent department and it opens with an interesting survey of the animal industry of Kenya and of departmental policy in relation to disease control and animal husbandry. The future of...

Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department, 1938., 1939, pp 123
Abstract

GENERAL-The year was unusually dry and there was serious shortage of grazing in the northern areas, where, in addition to the drought, locusts were also troublesome. Messrs. Liebig's factory opened in July and received 4, 258 cattle from settled areas, 3, 709 from native reserves, and 3, 846 from...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Citation
Veterinary Department Abridged Annual Report [1939]., 1939, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

GENERAL.-The first section of this abridged report deals mainly with developments in the livestock industry following the start of military operations in East Africa. One of the chief difficulties was the provision of adequate cold storage, but this was being overcome. Control of supplies of fresh...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Veterinary Department Annual Report 1940 (Abridged)., 1941, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

The usual statistical results of diagnostic and biological product work are given.
RESEARCH.-Investigation was made into the problem whether animals immunized against RINDERPEST by the vaccine plus virus method acquire an increased immunity following the virus injection to which they fail to react. ...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Kenya,
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, 1936, 2, pp 130-162
Abstract

STAFF.
In addition to the Chief Veterinary Research Officer there were three Research Officers, one Entomologist and 20 assistants, etc.
ROUTINE WORK.
The results of diagnostic work are given in tabular form. 164, 985 units of RINDERPEST antiserum were prepared during the year, also large amounts of...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Kenya,
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, 1937, 2, pp 55-89
Abstract

For European stock the year was more favourable than 1943, because of heavier short rains: the effect of these was shown in the second six months by a rise in the creamery butter production, which was 3, 000, 000 Ib. out of a total of 4, 732, 000 Ib. for the year. The Naivasha Creamery produced...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printers.,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department, 1945., 1946, pp 23 pp.
Abstract

Details are given of the staff and expenditure and tables illustrate the routine diagnostic work done and the production of sera and vaccines.
RESEARCH.-8 grade Ayrshire cattle which had been immunized against RINDERPEST (3 twice, on 26/6/29 and on 7/1/32 and 5 once, on the latter date) by...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Kenya,
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, 1936, pp 32-32

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