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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

The control of RINDERPEST is still the major occupation of the Department and active immunization by the serum-virus method is relied upon in dealing with the cattle of the Northern Provinces, where there are large herds owned by nomads, A vaccine made from formalinized spleen pulp is, however,...

Author(s)
Henderson, W. W.
Publisher
Lagos: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report on the Veterinary Department of the year 1937., 1939, pp 48 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

I. This is a lengthy discourse on the employment of disease-producing organisms in future warfare as a means of reducing the effectiveness of enemy forces, and of causing demoralization within enemy territory. As far as animals are concerned, the organisms most likely to be selected for...

Author(s)
Marcenac.
Citation
Revista de Veterinaria Militar, 1934, 18, pp 301-323
Abstract

The European veterinary staff numbers five and, in addition, there are 16 native veterinary assistants. The year was notable for the fact that the plan of immunization against rinderpest in the northern territories was completed and there only remains the task of immunizing the fresh lot of young...

Publisher
Accra : Govt. Printer,
Citation
STEWART, J. L., 1934, pp 34 pp.
Abstract

The main work of the Institute was the production of RINDERPEST serum. Native breeds of cattle have been found to be better as serum producers than cattle imported from Kenya. The policy is to vaccinate as many cattle in the country as possible, and for this purpose four mobile units have been...

Author(s)
Ravaglia, F.
Citation
Nuova Veterinaria, 1938, 16, pp 15-19 and 54-56

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