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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

In spite of the severe drought during the year there has been little decrease in the stock of the territory, this being ascribed to the ability of zebu cattle to survive when high-producing animals would succumb. The first step in any stock improvement scheme must be the improvement of the country; ...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Mpwapwa: The Department,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry for the year 1943., 1944, pp 17 pp.
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

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

After a report on progress made as a result of the 1936 Wing Meeting, papers upon 19 different subjects were read and discussed. Of these, the following are of veterinary interest.
ACHAR gave a review of JOHNE'S DISEASE in India and suggested that a systematic study of its incidence and spread...

Publisher
Simla: Govt. India Press.,
Citation
Imperial Council of Agricultural Research. Proceedings of the Third Meeting of the Animal Husbandry Wing of the Board of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in India, Held at New Delhi from the 20th to the 23rd February 1939., 1940, pp ii + 307 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

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

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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