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Abstract

Droughts caused stock losses in many regions. Comparable losses were also caused by toxic plants, whose importance is becoming ever greater, with the intensification of farming. There were hundreds of deaths in the Transvaal from GOUSIEKTE, which was shown to be due to poisoning by the wild date ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Pretoria: Govt. Printer. RO.60 (Overseas RO.75),
Citation
Republic of South Africa. Annual Report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1st July 1962, to 30th June, 1963., 1964, pp 106 pp.
Abstract

The 1962 census showed 380, 387 cattle, 77, 757 sheep, 493, 184 goats, 105, 166 pigs, 65 horses and 398 donkeys. Because of the reduced number of veterinary officers it was only possible to maintain the basic control services, and no research was carried out. A mild type O FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources and Surveys.,
Citation
Malawi. Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1962., 1965, pp 62 pp.
Abstract

RINDERPEST appeared again, initially affecting young wildebeest and buffalo. The disease occurred only among wildebeest and buffalo. All susceptible cattle in the infected areas were immunized; over 1.5 million cattle were treated. As the spread of the disease was feared, immunizations were carried ...

Author(s)
ROE, J. E. R.
Publisher
TANGANYIKA.; Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the veterinary department for the year ending 31st December, 1957., 1958, 1, pp 42
Abstract

The Tsetse Survey and Reclamation Dept. was amalgamated with the Dept. of Veterinary Services on 1.7.59.
Shortage of professional staff (12 Veterinary Officers under establishment) hampers progress.
ANTHRAX is sporadic except in West Lake Province and Ufipa District of the Western Province. In...

Publisher
Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the year ending 31st December, 1959., 1960, pp 59 pp.
Abstract

Outbreaks of RINDERPEST decreased by 15.35% as compared with the previous year. Although tax was paid for over 4, 000, 000 cattle in 1955-56 only 38, 632 cattle were known to be infected with RINDERPEST and these had a mortality of 10.9%; - ' A remarkable success for the active immunization policy...

Publisher
Kaduna: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual report on the Department of Veterinary Services of the Northern Region of Nigeria 1955-56., 1958, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

TUBERCULOSIS was found in 2% of 655 cattle and 4.8% of 1, 081 pigs slaughtered at Darwin; it was not found in cattle slaughtered at Alice Springs. A survey of the incidence in buffaloes has begun. A few cases of PASTEURELLOSIS were seen in cattle shipped to the Philippine Islands. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ...

Author(s)
Rose, A. L.
Publisher
Alice Springs: Animal Industry Branch.,
Citation
Northern Territory Administration. Animal industry branch. Twelfth annual report 1957-1958. (Covering activities for the year ending 30/6/58.)., 1958, pp 49 pp.
Abstract

Disease incidence was high, mainly because of drought, famine and floods. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS PLEUROPNEUMONIA caused trouble, with overcrowding of the quarantine areas. HAEMORRHAGIC SEPTICAEMIA, ANAPLASMOSIS and HEARTWATER occurred sporadically. Mortality from EAST COAST FEVER continued in the...

Publisher
Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Tanganyika. Annual Report of the Veterinary Division, 1961., 1962, pp 43 pp.
Abstract

CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is said to be endemic among African rattle. The diease was diagnosed in the indigenous herd of Nyasa zebu cattle improvement centre in the Central Province, where 50% of the animals gave positive reactions, but only eight cows aborted. Calf vaccinations are being carried out.
Of ...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Gov. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report 1956, Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1957, pp 46 pp.
Abstract

The South African type 2 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE virus (SAT.2) was recorded in Kenya for the first time. It was isolated from outbreaks in the Samburu Reserve. The disease spread rapidly throughout the Samburu Reserve up to August, since when no outbreaks have been confirmed. The concurrent presence ...

Author(s)
MACOwAN, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi : Government Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services annual report 1957., 1958, pp 89 pp.
Abstract

During July 1956 to December 1957 more scientific information was published in scientific journals and consequently there is less in the body of the report. Reorganization has resulted in transfer to E.A.V.R.O. of all research on animals breeding, physiology and metabolism and of the transfer to...

Publisher
Nairobi: Government Printer.,
Citation
East African Veterinary Research Organization annual report 1956-57., 1958, pp 74 pp.

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