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III. The diagnostic service in addition to routine diagnosis for the Field Department examined specimens for practitioners and farmers. The work has greatly increased in recent years and such tests as enterotpxaemia neutralizations, virus antibody neutralizations, toxicity tests for plants and...

Author(s)
Christie, G. J.
Publisher
Rhodesia & Nyasaland,
Citation
Report. Sec. Fed. Minist. Agric., Rhod. and Nyasaland, 1959, 1958, pp 182-201 pp.
Abstract

I & II. Tick life had a sharp rise, especially the blue tick larval infestation. Many farms have reverted voluntarily to seven-day dipping. By cleaning tanks and replenishing with full strength of arsenic, satisfactory control has been obtained in many areas.
There have been no serious outbreaks of ...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1956, 53, pp 988-992; 993-997
Abstract

The cattle population was 3, 057, 372 consisting of European and indigenous stock in the proportion 2: 3.
An outbreak of ANTHRAX at Salisbury caused 56 deaths among cattle and six Africans contracted the disease through eating meat from infected carcasses. 7, 220 cattle were vaccinated and a...

Author(s)
Adamson, J. S.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1953., 1954, pp 29 pp.
Abstract

I. Over 30, 000 cattle, 953 sheep and goats and 39 donkeys were inoculated with ANTHRAX vaccine in Oct. and Nov. There were 135 deaths from BLACKLEG. Tuberculin testing disclosed 0-2% of reactors in 2, 473 head of cattle and 2-14% in 2, 578. Of 1, 765 beef carcasses 0-34% were condemned on account...

Author(s)
MACKINNON, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1957, 54, pp 93-97
Abstract

II. Over 30, 000 cattle, 953 sheep and goats and 39 donkeys were inoculated with anthrax vaccine in Oct. and Nov. There were 135 deaths from blackleg. Tuberculin testing disclosed 0-2% of reactors in 2, 473 head of cattle and 2-14% in 2, 578. Of 1, 765 beef carcasses 0-34% were condemned on account ...

Author(s)
LAWRENCE, D. A.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1957, 54, pp 98-101; 102-105
Abstract

There was a recurrence of EAST COAST FEVER (Theileria parva infection) after an interval of seven years. On one farm there were 4 deaths and 288 animals were slaughtered. There were 33 outbreaks of Theileria infection other than East Coast fever and 373 deaths. The position regarding...

Author(s)
BROOKS, N. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture which includes the Department of Research and Specialist Services, Conservation and Extension Services and Veterinary Services for the year ended 30th September, 1954., 1955, pp 115 pp.
Abstract

Attempts to transmit STREPTOTHRICOSIS (Senkoba skin disease) by every possible method failed. The most successful method of treatment has been by the parenteral injection of organic arsenicals.
A condition in which horses have posterior paralysis was considered to be due to infection by Babesia...

Author(s)
HOBDAY, J.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services. Annual Report for theyear 1952., 1953, pp 23 pp.
Abstract

In Southern Rhodesia the two most serious diseases are TRYPANOSOMIASIS and FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE due to types SAT 1, 2 and 3; RABIES and TICK DISEASES are under control and schemes to eradicate Bovine TUBERCULOSIS and BRUCELLOSIS are in progress. In Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the Veterinary...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1962, 58, pp 637-645
Abstract

The professional staff consisted of 17 veterinary surgeons of whom one resigned and five were newly appointed during the year. There were also 65 Animal Health Inspectors at the end of the year.
MASTITIS is prevalent in dairy herds. Penicillin has been more successful than any other drug used in...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the year 1947., 1948, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

The year was not a good one for livestock owing to drought conditions.
TICK-BORNE DISEASES such as THEILERIA-sis, REDWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and HEART-WATER have been more prevalent in areas where dipping is not compulsory. In the compulsory dipping areas where EAST COAST FEVER is being controlled...

Publisher
Govt. Printing & Stationery Dept.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1950., 1951, pp 20 pp.

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