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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

Ethiopia probably carries the largest cattle population per head of human population of any country in Africa, an estimated 20.23 million cattle. Although undernutrition and disease cause serious losses, the heavy pressure of animals on the land has resulted in much overgrazing and subsequent soil...

Author(s)
Macpherson, D. A.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
United Nations. Report to the Government of Ethiopia on the control of animal diseases., 1964, pp 8 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

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

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

This Institute, situated in Erevan, was founded in 1930; up to 1955 it was called the Armenian Veterinary Research Institute. Glanders was eradicated from Armenia in 1944 and rinderpest in 1930. Pasteurellosis in cattle and buffaloes was controlled by the use of a bile-phenol-saponin vaccine and a...

Author(s)
Airapetyan, V. G.; Gazaryan, V. S.; Grigoryan, G. A.; Mamikonyan, M. M.
Citation
Trudy Armyan. Inst. Zhivotnovod. i Vet., 1960, 4, pp 211-231
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.
Abstract

All trade cattle are vaccinated against ANTHRAX. Infection is greatest in the Singida district in cattle and in man. The main TB. problem is the presence of the disease in the Southern Highlands Province where it is spreading. BLACKLEG is widespread. An indication of African appreciation of...

Author(s)
Reid, N. R.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, 1951., 1952, pp 40 pp.
Abstract

The outstanding feature of this report is the shortage of staff for the work to be done-equivalent to one officer per 600, 000 head.
Sporadic cases of ANTHRAX and BLACKLEG occurred throughout the Protectorate. 13000 cattle were given blackquarter vaccine.
Owing to a break in the quarantine measures ...

Author(s)
MACKINTOSH, W. L. S.
Publisher
Uganda: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the year ended 31st December 1945., 1947, pp 16 pp.

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