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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

Prophylactic inoculations against ANTHRAX are carried out by the European farmers; the native-owned cattle are vaccinated by the staff of the veterinary department. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is enzootic in the area along the railway. Inoculation of the cattle-on the infected farms has given...

Author(s)
Fern, E. T.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1941., 1942, pp 10 pp.
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

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

The European staff consists of the Pathologist, the Assistant Pathologist, and three laboratory assistants with four African laboratory attendants. The main function of the laboratory is the production of anti-RINDERPEST (A-R) serum and of various vaccines for use in the control of cattle diseases. ...

Author(s)
Mettam, R. W. M.
Citation
Report. Veterinary Department, 1940, pp 20-31
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

This opens with the Agenda of the Conference on the co-ordination of Veterinary Research in East Africa and a list of representatives who attended the meetings then follows the main report of the proceedings, and finally, two appendixes, viz (1) programme of research-a list being given of the...

Publisher
Nairobi: The East African Standard, Ltd.,
Citation
Conference of Governors of British East African Territories. Conference on Co-Ordination of Veterinary Research. Held at Kabete 20th to 23rd January, 1936., 1936, pp 122 pp.
Abstract

About 10, 000 carcasses out of 62, 000, 000 inspected were condemned for bovine TUBERCULOSIS during the year, as compared with 28, 000 in 1935. The U.S.A. remained free from FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE, RINDERPEST, CONTAGIOUS PLEURO-PNEUMONIA and SURRA during the period under review.
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY...

Author(s)
Mohler, J. R.
Publisher
Washington : U.S. Govt. Printing Office.,
Citation
Report of the Bureau of Animal Industry for the Year Ending June 30th, 1936., 1936, pp 60 pp.
Abstract

GENERAL
No details are given about staff or expenditure.
LIVESTOCK DISEASES
BACTERIAL DISEASES.-Here and mere losses were caused from ANTHRAX, Notes are given for French Guinea, Niger, Ivory Coast, and Senegal. Vaccination was employed on a large scale in French Guinea. HAEMORRHAGIC SEPTICAEMIA...

Publisher
Inspection generale de l'elevage, Dakar, Senegal
Citation
Bulletin des Services zootechniques et des epizooties de l'Afrique occidentale francaise, 1940, 3, 1, pp 31-63
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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