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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

There were 32 primary outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. Of these imported meat or bones caused 13 outbreaks, swill 2, imported meat wrappers 2, disease introduced from the Continent 11, and 4 unclassified. Most of the outbreaks occurred in the period August to December; only 13 outbreaks were in ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1956, including report of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950., 1958, pp 112 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.
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.
Abstract

Part I of the report deals with the position in Great Britain with regard to contagious diseases of animals; the list of notifiable diseases remains unchanged. Statistical tables are included in Appendix I showing the distribution of diseases in each county of Great Britain.
During the year there...

Author(s)
Kelland, P. J. L.
Publisher
London: H. M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
GREAT BRITAIN, 1935, pp 90 pp.
Abstract

During the period under review more than three-fifths of the special research grants approved by the Council were allocated to research on animal diseases. Also a large capital expenditure was incurred towards the establishment of a Field Station under the Council's direction. The station is...

Publisher
London : H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
September, 1938, pp vi + 378 pp.

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