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Work in both the field and laboratory services has been hampered by staff shortages during the year.
The incidence of TB. amongst dairy cattle is estimated to be 8%, on the results of a trial test in the Umtali District. A further test will be carried out before introducing a voluntary eradication...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1949., 1950, pp 19 pp.
Abstract

STAFF.-There were 13 veterinary officers and 70 stock inspectors.
ANIMAL DISEASES.-The year was unfavourable for livestock rearing owing to lack of rain. The most important diseases occurring were FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE and EAST COAST FEVER. RINDERPEST, CONTAGIOUS BOVINE PLEURO-PNEUMONIA and RABIES ...

Author(s)
Sharpe, G. C. H.
Publisher
Salisbury : Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co.,
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon For the Year 1937., 1938, pp 14 pp.
Abstract

Stock maintained fair condition throughout the year. Losses from poverty were negligible and this good position was due to ample rainfall, better control of veld fires, and improved provision for winter feed.
Abattoir statistics and results of tuberculin tests show that the incidence of...

Author(s)
Myhill, B. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co.,
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon For the Year 1939., 1940, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

The number of fresh outbreaks during the year was eight and the mortality 798 head, as compared with five and 374, respectively, during the previous year. Eleven farms regarded as infected at the beginning of the year were released from quarantine, no case of the disease having occurred on any of...

Author(s)
Sinclair, J. M.; Bevan, L. E. W.
Publisher
Govt. Ptr. East Coast Fever (African Coast Fever), Salisbury, Rhodesia
Citation
SOUTHERN RHODESIA. Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon [SINCLAIR (J. M.)] for the year 1919 (with the report of the Veterinary Bacteriologist) [BEVAN (LI.E.W.)]., 1920, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

The staff consists of the director, veterinary research officer and four European assistants. The main work consists of diagnosis, production and distribution of vaccines, and premunization of imported cattle against ANAPLASMOSIS and PIROPLASMOSIS. Research was confined to improving the technique...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Rhodesia Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., Salisbury, Rhodesia
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the Year 1940, 1941, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

ROUTINE WORK-This covers the same ground as before; diagnostical work was carried out and the preparation of immunizing agents against blackleg, redwater, gall sickness, horse sickness, infectious abortion and bovine ophthalmia was continued.
RESEARCH.
Some improvement in the animal accommodation...

Author(s)
Bevan, Ll. E. W.
Publisher
Salisbury: Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the Year 1930., 1931, pp 18 pp.
Abstract

The year was not a good one for livestock owing to drought conditions.
TICK-BORNE DISEASES such as THEILERIA-sis, REDWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and HEART-WATER have been more prevalent in areas where dipping is not compulsory. In the compulsory dipping areas where EAST COAST FEVER is being controlled...

Publisher
Govt. Printing & Stationery Dept.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1950., 1951, pp 20 pp.
Abstract

East Coast Fever.-The number of fresh outbreaks during the year was five, with a mortality of 374 head, as compared with 13 and 438 respectively during the previous year. Four of these fresh outbreaks; occurred in the Victoria District and were expansions from existing: centres of infection; the...

Author(s)
Sinclair, J. M. ; Bevan, Li. E. W.
Publisher
Salisbury, Rhodesia: Govt. Ptr.,
Citation
SOUTHERN RHODESIA. Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the Year 1918., 1918, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

The staff consists of the Director, one veterinary research officer and four European assistants. A large amount of diagnostic work is carried out, consisting mainly of microscopic examinations and serological tests.
Vaccines are issued by the laboratory for immunization against BLACKLEG, BOVINE...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the Year 1938., 1939, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

The most important work is that in connection with African Coast Fever. There are two points which require solution: the occurrence of a single case in a herd, and the recrudescence of the disease in old centres of infection, in some cases after the lapse of several years.
During the year six...

Author(s)
Sinclair, J. M.
Citation
Chief Veterinary Surgeon., 1914, pp 6 pp.

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