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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

The extreme climatic differences due to the geographical position of the country, have a marked influence on the incidence of certain animal diseases. In the most southerly region, where annual rainfalls range from 30 mm. inland, to 400 mm. on the coast, losses in sheep from enterotoxaemia are...

Author(s)
Schulz, L. C.
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1964, 71, pp 397-402
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

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.
Abstract

There are 307, 026 cattle, 78, 709 sheep, 326, 113 goats, 77, 145 pigs, 37 horses and 199 donkeys.
Tick-borne diseases are the most common causes of losses. EAST COAST FEVER is endemic in the Northern and Central Provinces; of 298 cases diagnosed in the Central Province, most occurred during the...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba (Nyasaland) : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1955. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1956, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

ANAPLASMOSIS occurred among cattle from the U.S.A. which became infected after arrival. The mortality was 30%. The symptoms were "acute febrile conditions, anaemia, weakness and then death." The survivors developed immunity. In treating the disease in these susceptible cattle tetracycline was used...

Citation
Nature, 1959, pp 25 pp.
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

The Conference was attended by 14 representatives of six West Indian Governments.
The delegates agreed that the incidence of TB. was low in the West Indies. The principal reservoir was working cattle and steers. In Jamaica there were 6 % reacting among working oxen while the figure for all cattle...

Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Canadian Journal of Research, 1947, pp 7 pp.

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