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The 1966 census showed 450, 128 cattle, 88, 820 sheep, 626, 121 goats, 142, 666 pigs, 51 horses and 486 donkeys. There was an outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (type A virus) in the extreme north, which was an extension of the disease from Tanzania; attempts at control by vaccination with the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources.,
Citation
Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Husbandry for 1966., 1968, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

During 1965 the cattle population increased by 5% and the lower annual rainfall and increased use of dipping facilities contributed to fewer losses from East Coast fever, piroplasmosis, anaplasmosis and heartwater. In northern and central areas theileriosis (Th. mutans) remained a problem, some...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: The Department,
Citation
Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Husbandry for 1965., 1967, pp 42 + 11 pp.
Abstract

The 1962 census showed 380, 387 cattle, 77, 757 sheep, 493, 184 goats, 105, 166 pigs, 65 horses and 398 donkeys. Because of the reduced number of veterinary officers it was only possible to maintain the basic control services, and no research was carried out. A mild type O FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources and Surveys.,
Citation
Malawi. Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1962., 1965, pp 62 pp.
Abstract

The animal health situation in 1964 remained satisfactory but pasture denudation through overstocking aggravated by the worst drought in 30 years resulted in the death or slaughter of 1/5 (100, 000) of the cattle population. Only 13, 000 cattle were exported to the Republic of South Africa-half the ...

Citation
Swaziland. Department of Agriculture. Annual Report for the year ended 31st December 1964., 1965, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

The author described the main breeds of cattle and small ruminants in Portuguese Guinea, Angola and Mozambique, and gave an estimate of their numbers. Cattle are kept mainly for work and for beef and produce little milk (except in Lourenço Marques, where dairy cattle are imported to supply the...

Author(s)
Areias, J. C.
Publisher
Lisboa.,
Citation
Revista de Ciencias Veterinarias, 1956, 51, pp 91-115
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

A Vet. Department separate from the Department of Agriculture was set up in 1950 and this is its second report. There is one ultimate aim, namely, to treat, control and eradicate diseases, which policy, however, cannot be divorced from good farming practices. So far it has not been possible to...

Publisher
BARNARD, W. G.,
Citation
Annual report, Veterinary Department, for the year 1951., 1952, pp 23 + XVIII pp.
Abstract

The Veterinary Service and that of Animal Industry were divided into the following branches: -the Health and Hygiene of cattle, Animal Economics, Animal Husbandry and the Encouragement of Cattle-breeding and a Division of Veterinary Pathology. The Veterinary Service is now well established.
The...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1949, 31, pp 130-138
Abstract

The staff includes 12 veterinary officers and 46 European cattle inspectors. The year was a satisfactory one for livestock. Grazing and water were plentiful and poverty losses small. On the whole the year was also satisfactory from the veterinary aspect. ANTHRAX was controlled by the use of spore...

Author(s)
Myhill, B. A.
Publisher
Rhodesia Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., Salisbury, Rhodesia
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the year 1940, 1941, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The results of the block inoculation for ANTHRAX in the Transkei were the most successful recorded so far in that area. Failure to immunize horses with the ordinary vaccine was experienced, but the avirulent vaccine gave good results. Some samples of imported bone meal...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 511-519

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