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Abstract

The year 1968 opened with the continuation of the foot and mouth disease epidemic that started at Oswestry on the 25th October, 1957; this was not over until the 4th June. During this epidemic there were 2, 364 outbreaks (187 in 1968), involving 2, 346 farms, i.e. the disease was confirmed on a...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1968., 1970, pp 138 pp.
Abstract

The year 1967 was marked by a major epidemic of foot and mouth disease (details on pages 10-19), and by completion of the eradication of swine fever. The number of cases of ANTHRAX was higher than the average for the past ten years. TUBERCULIN TESTING performed on 6.2 million cattle in 119, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the animal health services in Great Britain 1967., 1969, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

The A. R. C. Field Station at Compton, the first research centre to be established under the direct control of the Council, was set up in 1938 primarily for the purpose of intensifying research into diseases of animals.
In developing the Station the policy has been to breed and rear a disease-free...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report of the Agricultural Research Council for the year 1956-57., 1958, pp 152 pp.
Abstract

There were 330 ANTHRAX outbreaks; feeding stuffs and fertilizers were the commonest suspected sources of infection. Routine tuberculin testing at one- or two-yearly intervals showed a steady decrease in the incidence of TB. (0.11% in 1962 and 0.07% in 1963). The response to the free vaccination...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain for the year 1963., 1965, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

This report incorporates an account of the transfer of certain functions from the Minister of Agriculture to the Secretary of State for Scotland as from the 1st August, 1955. The Minister and Secretary of State are jointly responsible for policy in control of notifiable diseases such as FOOT AND...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1955, including Report of Proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950, 1956, pp 115 pp.