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Abstract

Very low rainfall for the second successive agricultural year has made conditions difficult for livestock owners and the deaths of cattle attributed to drought in the first year totalled 70, 000 head. Civil disobedience and obstruction interfered with disease control measures in certain areas....

Author(s)
Williamson, J. M.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Field) for the year ending 30. 9. 65., 1966, pp 28 pp.
Abstract

The 1964 census showed 3, 852, 035 cattle, 562.606 goats, 384, 854 sheep, 95, 532 pigs, and 96, 619 equines. There was a small outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in cattle, which was due to the same virus strain (SAT 2) and occurred in the same locality as the 1962 outbreak. Erection of a cordon...

Author(s)
May, T. L.
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

The most troublesome disease was TRYPANOSOMIASIS. In spite of the continuing tendency of tsetse fly to spread rapidly in some districts, considerable and successful anti-tsetse work, including bush-clearing and insecticidal spraying, is reported. Of the nearly 100000 drug doses used for the cattle...

Author(s)
Murray, C. A.
Publisher
Salisbury. Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September 1962., 1963, pp 219 pp.
Abstract

Theileria infection (other than East Coast fever), HEARTWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and PIRO-PLASMOSIS were prevalent. Losses which continue to occur are attributed to insufficient dipping measures. Owing to the danger of ARSENIC POISONING (there were 784 deaths in 1955) arsenical dip fluids are being...

Publisher
Salisbury: Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1955. Presented to the Federal Assembly 1956., 1956, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

The professional staff consisted of 17 veterinary surgeons of whom one resigned and five were newly appointed during the year. There were also 65 Animal Health Inspectors at the end of the year.
MASTITIS is prevalent in dairy herds. Penicillin has been more successful than any other drug used in...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the year 1947., 1948, pp 8 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 AFRICA. Early in 1951 building commenced at Muguga on the Animal Husbandry Division, a joint responsibility of the East African Agricultural and Forestry organization with the East African Veterinary Research organization, which was granted a Colonial Development and Welfare Research grant of...

Publisher
HMSO, London, UK
Citation
Colonial Research, 1951, pp 137-170
Abstract

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

There were 19 Veterinary Surgeons on the staff. The Veterinary Research branch has been combined with the Veterinary Department under the Director of Veterinary Services. Four professional officers resigned during the year. At the end of the year there were six vacancies for Veterinary Surgeons...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1948., 1949, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

Diseases-The general position of animal health was not as good as in previous years. There was no change in the TRYPANOSOMIASIS position in the areas where the disease is enzootic, but there was a considerable increase in the number of outbreaks discovered in the Dowa district. These new centres of ...

Author(s)
De Meza, J.
Publisher
Zomba : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the Year ended 31st December, 1942., 1943, pp 8 pp.

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