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Abstract

The incidence of notifiable diseases was brought under further control with very encouraging results. Less than 1000 of the 46, 000 cattle herds in the country remain to be tested for BRUCELLOSIS; recurrence of the disease in previously cleared herds has been very limited; 8, 117 animals were...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Belfast: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Northern Ireland agriculture. 27th general report of the Ministry of Agriculture year ended 31st March 1968., 1968, pp 155 pp.
Abstract

Six of 39 suspected cases of anthrax investigated during the year were positive, while 330 tuberculin reactors and seven negative in-contact cattle were slaughtered under the Tuberculosis Control Order. On the 31st March 1969 there were 41, 766 herds (15, 673 dairy and 26, 093 beef herds) on the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Belfast: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Northern Ireland Agriculture. 28th general report of the Ministry of Agriculture, year ended 31st March 1969., 1970, pp 157 pp.
Abstract

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

An influenza-like disease of horses spread through the Northern Territory. It had a very high morbidity but low mortality. Deaths occurred only in horses in poor condition and pneumonia was the final cause of death. Haemolytic streptococci were found in swabs. The overall incidence of TUBERCULOSIS...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Animal Industry Branch, Alice Springs, Australia
Citation
Australia. Northern Territory Administration. Animal Industry Branch. Seventeenth Annual Report 1962-1963 (covering activities for the year ending 30/6/63.)., 1963, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

The 1963 livestock census showed 1, 349, 773 cattle, 127, 500 sheep, 359, 614 goats, 8, 668 horses, 27, 612 donkeys, 593 mules, 56 camels, 3, 537 pigs, 110, 943 poultry and 29, 359 dogs. A SAT3 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE outbreak in 1963 was successfully confined by quarantine and aphthization. It was...

Author(s)
Falconer, J.
Publisher
Mahalapye: The Department,
Citation
Bechuanaland. Annual Reports of the Department of Veterinary Services for the period 1st January, 1962 to 31st December, 1963., 1964, pp 22 + 10 pp.
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was still the most important problem. A vaccine from Amsterdam was used against types O and A. Type SAT.2 invaded from Tanganyika early in the year and mass inoculations with the Pirbright experimental modified live vaccine prevented further spread. Reactions to the Pirbright ...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Kenya., 1961, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

Droughts caused stock losses in many regions. Comparable losses were also caused by toxic plants, whose importance is becoming ever greater, with the intensification of farming. There were hundreds of deaths in the Transvaal from GOUSIEKTE, which was shown to be due to poisoning by the wild date ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Pretoria: Govt. Printer. RO.60 (Overseas RO.75),
Citation
Republic of South Africa. Annual Report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1st July 1962, to 30th June, 1963., 1964, pp 106 pp.
Abstract

There was a high incidence of TUBERCULOSIS in cattle in several districts, especially in areas where buffaloes are prevalent. Feral pigs showed a very high incidence of lesions resembling tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is the major disease in buffaloes. BRUCELLOSIS was recorded for the first time in...

Publisher
Animal Industry Branch., Alice Springs, Australia
Citation
Australia. Northern Territory Administration, Animal Industry Branch. Sixteenth Annual Report 1961-1962 (covering activities for the year ending 30/6/62)., 1962, pp 62 + xiii pp.
Abstract

From April 1963 the slaughter compensation scheme for BOVINE BRUCELLOSIS was modified to cover dairy calves less than six months old, suspected of being infected, and 50 florins were paid for each calf slaughtered. The number of infected herds fell from 350 (l.75 % of the total) in 1962 to 107 in...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Leeuwarden: Gezondheidsdienst voor Vee,
Citation
Netherlands. Mededelingen ibetreffende de Gezondheidsdienst voor Vee in Friesland. 43e en 44e Jaarverslag., 1963, pp 96 + 88 pp.
Abstract

The items of veterinary interest in this report are a brief summary of the work of the Veterinary Research Laboratories on page 44, the section on animal health on pages 77-82 and a summary of the outbreaks of notifiable diseases on p. 143. Analysis of serum samples submitted for brucella and other ...

Publisher
Belfast: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Northern Ireland agriculture. 29th general report of the Ministry of Agriculture year ended 31st March 1970., 1971, pp 152 pp.

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