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On the east coast of North Island (N.Z.) only 75% of cows bore a calf each year. The commonest infectious diseases affecting fertility were vibriosis and brucellosis. Trichomoniasis was rare and lepto-spirosis was sporadic.-R.M.

Author(s)
Young, J. S.
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 1965, 13, pp 1-10
Abstract

The following diseases are listed as having been recognized for the first time in New Zealand: CONGENITAL CYSTIC KIDNEY, CONGENITAL SKIN FRAGILITY, both in sheep, INFLUENZAL ARTHRITIS in piglets, INFECTIOUS AVIAN ENCEPHALOMYELITIS and CONTAGIOUS CANINE HEPATITIS.
Sheep disease projects include...

Author(s)
Mcilwaine, J. E.
Publisher
Wellington: R. E. Owen, Govt Printer,
Citation
Department of Agriculture. Annual Report for year 1949-50. [Containing Report of the Director of Animal Research(FILMER, J. F.) pp. 32-70 and Report of the Director of the Livestock Division., 1950, pp 93-108 pp.
Abstract

In this report of the Director, Animal Research Division, dealing with diagnostic and research work for the year ended 31.3.49, short summaries are given of progress of studies, including: -sheep breeding; influence of ram on weight and quality of fat lambs; nutrition of the breeding ewe; STERILITY ...

Author(s)
Filmer, J. F.
Publisher
R. E. Owen, Govt. Printer., Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Animal Research Division, Department of Agriculture. Annual Report for 1948-49., 1950, pp 46 pp.
Abstract

Brief references are made to work on inheritance of carcass quality, nutrition of breeding ewes, fecundity (attempts to increase fertility in ewes by injection of gonadotrophin before oestrus were unsuccessful), mammary gland development and KETOSIS in pregnant ewes.
Rats were used to study RICKETS ...

Author(s)
Filmer, J. F.
Publisher
Wellington: E. V. Paul, Government Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Animal Research Division., 1948, pp 1-20 pp.
Abstract

For European stock the year was more favourable than 1943, because of heavier short rains: the effect of these was shown in the second six months by a rise in the creamery butter production, which was 3, 000, 000 Ib. out of a total of 4, 732, 000 Ib. for the year. The Naivasha Creamery produced...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printers.,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department, 1945., 1946, pp 23 pp.
Abstract

GENERAL.-The activities of the laboratory have been divided into three sections, Nutrition under CUNNINGHAM, Diagnosis under FITCH, and a section combining pathology, specific disease, parasitology etc. under the personal supervision of the Officer-in-Charge. The staff was augmented by the addition ...

Author(s)
Hopkirk, C. S. M.
Citation
Rep. Dep. Agric., N. Z., 1938-39., 1939, pp 28-38 pp.
Abstract

CATTLE DISEASES.-The bromthymol blue test was used extensively as a field diagnostic test for the diagnosis of MASTITIS. The incidence of MASTITIS in the laboratory herd, which included 22 newly calved heifers, is described.
Tests for JOHNE'S DISEASE were conducted each half-year on 35 herds. Of 2, ...

Author(s)
Hopkirk, C. S. M.
Citation
Report. Department of Agriculture, New Zealand, 1938, pp 22-27 pp.

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