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Abstract

Despite the drought early in the year the livestock as a whole throve and increases in numbers were recorded in all species. There are now about 900, 000 head of cattle, 100, 000 sheep and 45, 000 pigs. Plans have been made to improve the marketing of indigenous livestock and to improve the...

Author(s)
Hobday, J.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1949., 1950, pp 22 pp.
Abstract

Prophylactic inoculations against ANTHRAX are carried out by the European farmers; the native-owned cattle are vaccinated by the staff of the veterinary department. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is enzootic in the area along the railway. Inoculation of the cattle-on the infected farms has given...

Author(s)
Fern, E. T.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1941., 1942, pp 10 pp.
Abstract

The staff consisted of the Director, Deputy Director, Veterinary Research Officer, and six district veterinary officers assisted by a number of stock inspectors. Expenditure was £27, 833.
LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY.-144 head of breeding stock, 8, 821 head of slaughter cattle, and 905, 088 lb. of frozen...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the Year 1938., 1939, pp 60 pp.
Abstract

STAFF-Work in the field and in the research institute is seriously handicapped by the lack of staff.
INFECTIOUS DISEASES.-Sixteen outbreaks of ANTHRAX were reported as against six the previous year; many were controlled by quarantine and inoculation, but in Barotse Province the disease is...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of Government Veterinary Department for the Year 1936., 1937, pp 76 pp.
Abstract

Since 1930 two additions have been made to the veterinary staff, bringing the total to ten, two being research officers. The position with regard to the use of dipping tanks continued to improve. Rather bad drought early in the year necessitated the moving of cattle to low ground adjoining the...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
Publisher
Livingstone: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Animal Health for the year 1931., 1932, pp 44 pp.
Abstract

The report of the Veterinary Research Officer is included in this publication, but is dealt with separately in this Bulletin, [see p. 633].
The general agricultural conditions under which work was performed by the department were much the same as in the previous year; there was progress in the...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
Publisher
Livingstone: Government Printer,
Citation
Annual Report, Department of Animal Health, for the Year 1930., 1931, pp 30 pp.

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