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Abstract

There were no confirmed outbreaks of rinderpest, lumpy skin disease, African swine fever, or Rift Valley fever; rinderpest was suspected in the North-Eastern province, however, and 1, 705, 231 cattle were vaccinated. The incidence of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (types O, A, and C) was generally higher...

Author(s)
Anon
Publisher
Kabete: The Department,
Citation
Republic of Kenya. Veterinary Department annual report 1966., 1969, pp 90
Abstract

The 1966 census showed 450, 128 cattle, 88, 820 sheep, 626, 121 goats, 142, 666 pigs, 51 horses and 486 donkeys. There was an outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (type A virus) in the extreme north, which was an extension of the disease from Tanzania; attempts at control by vaccination with the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources.,
Citation
Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Husbandry for 1966., 1968, pp 48 pp.
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

During 1965 the cattle population increased by 5% and the lower annual rainfall and increased use of dipping facilities contributed to fewer losses from East Coast fever, piroplasmosis, anaplasmosis and heartwater. In northern and central areas theileriosis (Th. mutans) remained a problem, some...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: The Department,
Citation
Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Husbandry for 1965., 1967, pp 42 + 11 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

The 1964 census showed 411, 419 cattle, 74, 139 sheep, 480, 295 goats, 133, 221 pigs, 44 horses, and 544 donkeys. The country has been free of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE since 1962. AFRICAN SWINE FEVER occurred in the Central Region, probably killing over 1, 000 pigs. It was undoubtedly an extension of ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources,
Citation
Malawi, Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1964., 1965, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

Nyasaland had 356, 514 cattle, 75, 297 sheep, 460, 611 goats, 119, 913 pigs and a small number of horses and donkeys.
Nine deaths from BLACKLEG were recorded. Animals immunized were 9, 812 cattle and 566 sheep.
TUBERCULOSIS persists in the Mzimba District and also in the S.W. of the Karanga...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1959. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1960, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

There were three vacancies in an establishment of 8 professional officers. The junior technical staff has increased by 6 posts after long repeated claims for this addition. Accommodation was provided by conversions pending a decision on proposed new siting for the Laboratory Services. Some 25, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 27 pp.
Abstract

The control of bovine TB is on a voluntary basis: 72, 601 cattle were tested of which 1, 766 were reactors; in experimental treatment with isoniazid, 75% were cured. Of 10, 458 cattle tested for brucellosis, 809 were positive and 200 suspicious. Control is based on Strain 19 vaccination in calves....

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Pretoria: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Veterinary science, 1963, pp 102 pp.
Abstract

The shortage of Veterinary Officers reduced the disease control and marketing services. The cattle population at 396, 145 head represents 4% increase in spite of a 10%, offtake for slaughter. FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE control measures were removed and no further outbreaks were recorded nor any cases...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources.,
Citation
Malawi. Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for 1963., 1965, pp 68 pp.

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