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This paper highlights the immense progress that has been made in veterinary entomology, demonstrates that highly significant pest issues persist in animal agriculture, and points out that academic programmes in veterinary entomology are in serious trouble in the USA and Canada. As examples, the...

Author(s)
Mullens, B. A.; Hinkle, N. C.; Fryxell, R. T.; Rochon, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
American Entomologist, 2018, 64, 1, pp 20-31
Abstract

In this book the technology available to control arthropod pests of livestock is documented, with particular emphasis on that used in the USA and Canada. The book is divided into 22 chapters. Subjects covered include: effects of arthropod pests on livestock production; control of Haematobia...

Author(s)
Drummond, R. O.; George, J. E.; Kunz, S. E.
Publisher
CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Citation
Control of arthropod pests of livestock: a review of technology., 1988, pp 245pp.
Abstract

Anthrax, diagnosed for the first time in many years in 1962, did not reappear in domestic animals. It was however, diagnosed in bison that died in the N.W. Territories. There were about 50-60 clinical cases of western equine encephalomyelitis in August and September; blood tests and virus isolation ...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, E. E.
Publisher
Alberta,
Citation
Ann Rep. Dept. Agric., 1964, pp 147-165 pp.
Abstract

The farming community is being most helpful in the campaign to eradicate BRUCELLOSIS from the Province. NEWCASTLE DISEASE, which had previously not been recorded in Alberta, has now been diagnosed in 11 poultry flocks.
Twenty cattle which had access to the sump of an oil well died from the effects...

Publisher
Edmonton: King's Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the DepartmentofAgriculture for the year 1950., 1951, pp 155 pp.
Abstract

Animal Industry Division. Health of Livestock. £107, 595 compensation was paid for diseased animals slaughtered and £64, 170 for loss of production for cows and heifers condemned as reactors to the tuberculin test. The incidence of TUBERCULOSIS in cattle and pigs is given as: cows 9.2%, bullocks...

Author(s)
Tennent, R. B.
Publisher
Wellington : R. E. Owen, Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31 March 1958., 1958, pp 161 pp.
Abstract

Although no serious outbreaks of livestock disease occurred during the fiscal year 1954-55, many investigations were carried out with regard to conditions suspected of being of a reportable nature. One case of ANTHRAX and one outbreak of SCRAPIE were reported. Horse MANGE was reported on two...

Author(s)
Wells, K. F.
Publisher
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier.,
Citation
Canada., 1956, pp 31 pp.
Abstract

There was no ANTHRAX, GLANDERS, DOUR-INE, FOWL PLAGUE or SHEEP SCAB. F. & M. DISEASE occurred and was eradicated. One or more outbreaks of HORSE MANGE, CATTLE MANGE, SCRAPIE, RABIES, SWINE FEVER, TRY-PANOSOMIASIS, NEWCASTLE DISEASE and FOWL TYPHOID are reported. Of a total of eight and a half...

Author(s)
Childs, T.
Publisher
Ottawa: Queen's Printer & Controller of Stationery,
Citation
Department of Agriculture. Report of the Veterinary Director General for the year ended March 31, 1952., 1953, pp 69 pp.
Abstract

The following are the chief items of interest: -
EDUCATION (pp. 320-321).-There are at present 2, 057 students enrolled, in the 10 American and two Canadian veterinary colleges. Some concern is expressed over the small number of graduates entering practice. It is hoped that next year a report will...

Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1944, 105, pp 320-578
Abstract

Research on FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was conducted in several countries. Samples of the virus from the outbreak in Mexico in 1950 were identified in tests carried out in England and Mexico as Type A. Antiserum of O, A, and C types from the Foot and Mouth Disease Research Institute, England were used...

Author(s)
Cardon, P. V.
Publisher
Washington: U.S. Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Report of the Administrator of Agricultural Research 1951., 1951, pp 497 pp.
Abstract

ANTHRAX is not prevalent, but two cattle died from this disease during the year. 60 % of the 8, 251, 000 cattle in Canada are under the Department's TUBERCULOSIS control policies, and it is hoped that within the next five years the incidence of TB. in the entire cattle population will be one-half...

Author(s)
Childs, T.
Publisher
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier.,
Citation
Report of the Veterinary Director General for the year ended March 31, 1949., 1949, pp 55 pp.

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