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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

There were 222 cases of ANTHRAX confirmed in Gt. Britain in 1966, the lowest total since 1960. Tuberculin testing of cattle continued at 1- or 2-year intervals, and disclosed 3, 248 reactors out of 7, 141, 192 cattle tested. The percentage of reactors was 0.045%, a slight decrease on 1965. The...

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 1966., 1968, pp 128 pp.
Abstract

As regards notifiable disease, the year was overshadowed by the worst epidemic of NEWCASTLE DISEASE ever known in this country. All told, 2, 062 outbreaks entailed the slaughter of nearly five million birds and the destruction of close on one million hatching eggs. Compensation reached little less...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1959., 1961, pp 116 pp.
Abstract

There were 492 ANTHRAX outbreaks; an increase of 162 over the previous year. The probable source of infection in most of the outbreaks was the meat and bone meal content of certain compounded feeding stuffs. Routine tuberculin testing at one- or two-yearly intervals, showed that the steady decrease ...

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 1964., 1966, pp 144 pp.