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Abstract

There are two distinct parts to this book. The first 292 pages are concerned with the period when there was no veterinary profession in the USA, from the first importations of cattle, pigs and horses in 1493 (Columbus), in 1520 and subsequently, until the founding of the American Veterinary Medical ...

Author(s)
Smithcors, J. F.
Publisher
Ames: Iowa State University Press,
Citation
The American veterinary profession: its background and development., 1963, pp xiv + 704 pp.
Abstract

The Council has continued its efforts to achieve co-ordination between its work and the needs of agriculture. The Council in May 1957 set up a Veterinary Therapeutic Testing Board, similar in function to that of the Medical Research Council, but the response has been disappointing.
Meat production...

Publisher
London. H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report of the Agricultural Research Council for the year 1957-58., 1959, pp 173 pp.
Abstract

On the whole the year was a good one as regards notifiable disease. There were 116 outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE as against 184 in 1957. All were in England and Wales and of the 29 primary outbreaks 17 were thought to have been introduced from the Continent and 10 by meat imported from South...

Publisher
London: H. M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the year 1958., 1960, pp 119 pp.
Abstract

This useful booklet is designed to acquaint American veterinarians with the salient features of exotic diseases which might be introduced into the U.S.A. either accidentally or deliberately.
The preliminary chapters deal with such matters as the means by which disease may be introduced, how it may...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Trenton, N.J. U.S. Livestock Sanitary Association.,
Citation
Foreign animal diseases. Their prevention, diagnosis and control. Report of Committee of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association, 1954., 1955, pp 265 pp.
Abstract

In this volume, the second in the series, the arrangement of the material is on the same lines as in the first volume and each article has a good list of references. Seven of the authors are from the U.S.A., two from New Zealand, one from Great Britain and one from South Africa.
Of great interest...

Author(s)
BRANDLY, C. A.; JUNGHERR, E. L.
Publisher
New York: Academic Press, Inc.; London: Academic Books, Ltd.,
Citation
Advances in veterinary science. Vol. II., 1955, pp xii+449 pp.
Abstract

INTRODUCTION.-British breeders of beef cattle aim at a type which matures early, is not too heavy, with weight distributed in those parts' of the body which gives the most palatable meat and highest prices, e.g., loins, rumps and the buttock, the forequarters being light. In many parts of the...

Author(s)
DARLING, F. F.
Citation
Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, 1934, 82, pp 817-887
Abstract

ANTHRAX is enzootic only in a district of Northamptonshire, where 833 animals received spore vaccine. The anti-T.B. and anti-CONTAGI-OUS ABORTION campaigns are proceeding satisfactorily; some three million heifer calves being now vaccinated against the latter disease. The country remained free from ...

Publisher
London : H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the year 1948, including Report of Proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act for 1948., 1950, pp 50 pp.
Abstract

A very comprehensive account of the geographical and seasonal distribution and of the host relationships of ticks found in North America. Very useful host lists and maps showing distribution in the U.S.A. are given for each of the most important species from information based on the records and...

Author(s)
Bishopp, F. C.; Trembley, H. L.
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 1945, 81, pp 1-54
Abstract

The author declares that he has "endeavoured to record in a compact form the more important and interesting phases of the history of veterinary medicine in North America". What he has done is with great industry to gather together materials for a history of veterinary science in America. He has...

Author(s)
BIERER, B. W.
Publisher
Baltimore, Md.: The Author,
Citation
American Veterinary History. Part I., 1940, pp 1-28 pp.
Abstract

The author declares that he has "endeavoured to record in a compact form the more important and interesting phases of the history of veterinary medicine in North America". What he has done is with great industry to gather together materials for a history of veterinary science in America. He has...

Author(s)
BIERER, B. W.
Publisher
Baltimore, Md.: The Author,
Citation
American Veterinary History. Part II., 1940, pp 29-54 pp.

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