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Abstract

The state of the livestock industry is described [this Bull. 4. 686].
With reference to animal health, a brief account of an outbreak of anthrax in cattle is given. Mal de Caderas caused high mortality in horses on the intermediate savannahs.
The following livestock returns are given: -160, 000 ...

Author(s)
Bone, T.
Publisher
British Guiana.,
Citation
Rep. Direct. Agric., 1934, pp 31-33 pp.
Abstract

I. ANIMAL DISEASES.-An outbreak of anthrax in mules was observed. "Mal de caderas" caused losses in horses in the Rupununi district. Tuberculosis was found in many cattle from the Berbice district.
It is stated that the chief drawback to the control of animal diseases is the lack of government...

Author(s)
Bone, T.
Publisher
Guiana, 1934,
Citation
Adm. Rep. Dir. Agric. Brit., 1935, pp 127-129 pp.
Abstract

Details are given of the livestock industry which has benefited by an increased local demand for meat. The census of livestock showed 157, 712 cattle, 3, 726 horses, 1, 600 mules, 6, 456 donkets, 47, 000 sheep, 13, 190 goats, and 25, 180 pigs.
Animal husbandry is fostered by the Breeding and...

Author(s)
Dash, J. S.
Publisher
Georgetown, Demerara : The Argosy Company, Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture for the Year 1942., 1943, pp 10 pp.
Abstract

The veterinary division controls (1) the Government stock farm and breeding station; (2) intermediate savannah investigations including Ebini Downs livestock experiment station and Rupununi cattle trail; (3) hinterland savannahs, Rupununi district; (4) animal husbandry, and (5) animal health. The...

Author(s)
Fraser, H. A.
Citation
Report of the Livestock Veterinary Division for 1942., 1942, pp 14 pp.
Abstract

There was much sickness among horses and cattle from COKYZA and PNEUMONIA; this was attributed to the prolonged rainfall throughout the year, which caused flooding of the pastures and loss of condition through lack of grazing. ANTHRAX was reported from two areas on the east coast of Berbice....

Author(s)
Fraser, H. A.
Publisher
Guiana,
Citation
Report. Department of Agriculture, British, 1940, pp 88-90 pp.
Abstract

The Assistant Director (Veterinary) is in charge of the Veterinary Service, which comprises five veterinary officers and technical assistants. The main measures adopted are prophylactic inoculation, isolation, restriction of movement and the slaughter policy on occasions. The animal breeding is...

Citation
Annual report of the Director of Agriculture for the year 1958., 1959, pp 55 ; 25-31 pp.
Abstract

The Berbice district was in quarantine on account of ANTHRAX for part of the year. Spore vaccine obtained from England was used in controlling the disease. Tuberculin reactors in the dairy herds are being eliminated. Small farmers are unwilling to dispose of reactors and there are no compulsory...

Publisher
Georgetown, Demerara: The "Daily Chronicle" Ltd.,
Citation
Annual report of the Director of Agriculture for the year 1950., 1953, pp 43 pp.

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