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One of the four Divisions of the Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries is that of Animal Industry, which is responsible for animal husbandry and veterinary services and maintains eight livestock stations. The chief of this division is a veterinary surgeon and there are five veterinary...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries, Port Moresby,
Citation
Papua and New Guinea. Annual report of the Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries for the year 1960-61., 1963, pp 125 ; 9-30 pp.
Abstract

By 1963 the cattle population was 29,013 compared with 20,213 in 1961. The TICK ERADICATION programme against Boophilus microplus continued; in 1963, 23, 985 cattle were tick free, 2, 835 were under eradication treatment, and the remainder were infested or unknown. Deer and wild cattle are believed ...

Author(s)
Henderson, F. C.
Publisher
The Department of Animal Industry and Veterinary Services, Port Moresby, Papua and New Guinea
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries for the years 1961-63., 1965, pp 194 pp.
Abstract

STREPTOCOCCAL SEPTICAEMIA in chickens was associated with stress (long transport, de-beaking, chilling). Bovine MASTITIS due to Streptococcus agalactiae is less common since the advent of antibiotics, but other bacteria have been isolated from clinical cases (Staph. aureus 388, Str. agalactiae 91, ...

Publisher
S. G. Reid, Govt. Printer., Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture and Stock for the year 1958-59, 1959, 5, pp 106 pp.
Abstract

Several cases of bovine MASTITIS yielded cultures of Klebsiella type organisms. Testing for bovine TUBERCULOSIS was reduced, partly by the institution of biennial tests in areas where eradication is proceeding satisfactorily, and also because the dry season precluded handling cattle in poor...

Publisher
S. G. Reid, Govt. printer., Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Queensland. Annual report of the Department of Agriculture and Stock for the year 1957-58., 1958, pp 122 ; 64-111 pp.
Abstract

Boophilus microplus occurred on cattle, deer and wild horses; control was by weekly spraying. DDT and Diazinon were used alternately, each for eight weeks, continued for 18 months. In one district where resistance to DDT was suspected coumaphos (Asuntol) was used with some success.
9, 378 cattle...

Author(s)
Henderson, F. C.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Citation
Papua and New Guinea. Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries. Annual report 1959-1960., 1961, pp 126 ; 13-32
Abstract

Livestock research and extension is dealt with on pages 9-14. Of more than 2, 000 batches of ticks examined, 1037 were not resistant to acaricides, 626 had the Biarra type of resistance and 581 had the Ridgelands type. The possibility of the ingress of tick infestation to the adjoining areas of New ...

Author(s)
Harvey, J. M.
Citation
Australia. Queensland Department of Primary Industries annual report 1969-70., 1970, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

II. A pasteurella was isolated from the milk of cows in one herd for over 12 months. Affected cows showed acute MASTITIS with ropy milk and there were severe systemic effects. Lancefield Group 0 streptococci were recovered from a herd in which 20 of 25 cows showed systemic effects and painful...

Publisher
Brisbane: A. H. Tucker, Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Agriculture and Stock for the years 1955/56 and 1956/57., 1956, pp 126; 123 pp.
Abstract

The campaign for the eradication of bovine TUBERCULOSIS was extended as more veterinarians began practice in rural regions. The number of cattle under test was increased by about 100, 000. In 431, 833 cattle in 7, 521 herds tested by approved veterinary surgeons the incidence ranged from 0.08 to...

Publisher
Brisbane : A. H. Tucker, Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Agriculture and Stock for the year 1954-55., 1955, pp 99 pp.
Abstract

Vaccination against BOVINE CONTAGIOUS PLEUROPNEUMONIA is of considerable value but close supervision and attention to detail in the act of vaccination are essential to success. Intensive surveys and inspections and co-operation with slaughtering establishments are directed towards early detection...

Author(s)
Bell, A. F.
Publisher
A. H. Tucker, Govt. Printer., Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture and Stock for the year 1951-52., 1952, pp 125 ; 25; 71-72; 74-107 pp.
Abstract

Mycoplasma sp. was recovered from a herd of cows with high incidence of MASTITIS which did not respond to penicillin. In another herd, a slow growing organism similar to Streptococcus thermophilus was recovered. A survey was begun to deter-mine the point of entry of Salmonella spp. into meat meal....

Author(s)
Summerville, W. A. T.
Publisher
Brisbane: S. G. Reid, Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Australia. Queensland. Annual report of the Department of Agriculture and Stock fer the year ended 1962-1963., 1963, pp 67 pp.

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