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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 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

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

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

Citation
Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136
Abstract

The output of dairy products and pig production was well maintained at the level of the 1947 figures. During the year the purchasing of cattle by the Livestock Control increased to a total of 118, 418 cattle. Of these 100, 354 were from Kenya, 11, 503 from Uganda and 6, 561 from Somalia. 14, 392 of ...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department, 1942., 1943, pp 13 pp.
Abstract

GENERAL.-This report covers the first full year's working of'the Department of Veterinary Services as an independent department and it opens with an interesting survey of the animal industry of Kenya and of departmental policy in relation to disease control and animal husbandry. The future of...

Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department, 1938., 1939, pp 123
Abstract

GENERAL-The year was unusually dry and there was serious shortage of grazing in the northern areas, where, in addition to the drought, locusts were also troublesome. Messrs. Liebig's factory opened in July and received 4, 258 cattle from settled areas, 3, 709 from native reserves, and 3, 846 from...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Citation
Veterinary Department Abridged Annual Report [1939]., 1939, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

GENERAL.-The first section of this abridged report deals mainly with developments in the livestock industry following the start of military operations in East Africa. One of the chief difficulties was the provision of adequate cold storage, but this was being overcome. Control of supplies of fresh...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Veterinary Department Annual Report 1940 (Abridged)., 1941, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The avirulent spore vaccine for ANTHRAX was used on a much wider scale with good results. The issue was begun of a BLACKLEG vaccine to which alum had been added and of which the preliminary tests had given' very good results. The herd of initially uninfected cows in a...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1940, 15, pp 480-484
Abstract

In June, 1937, the former " Animal Industry Division " of the Department of Agriculture became an autonomous " Veterinary Department ". The staff was reorganized, and now consists of the Director (Mr R. DAUBNEY), two Deputy-Directors (Mr E. J. MULLIGAN, field services, and Mr J. R. HUDSON,...

Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department, 1937., 1938, pp 121 pp.

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