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Background: The beef tapeworm, Taenia saginata, causing cysticercosis in bovines and taeniosis in humans, is thought to have a global distribution. In eastern and southern Africa, cattle production plays a crucial role in the economy, but a clear overview of the prevalence of T. saginata in the...

Author(s)
Dermauw, V.; Dorny, P.; Braae, U. C.; Devleesschauwer, B.; Robertson, L. J.; Saratsis, A.; Thomas, L. F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 578, pp (06 November 2018)
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

G. F. Cockbill (pp. 7-15) dealt with the history and significance of the problems. Trypanosomiasis in Rhodesian cattle costs about £450, 000 per annum. The rinderpest epidemic of 1896 decimated ungulates and total disappearance of tsetse from large areas resulted. By 1929 re-invasion was occurring...

Citation
Proceedings and Transactions of the Rhodesia Scientific Association, 1967, 52, pp 5-35
Abstract

This should be read in conjunction with the abstracts of the reports of the Assistant Directors Field and Research which follow and deal in more detail with special points of interest. A regular intake of professional staff is now envisaged under the Government Bursary Scheme for training. An...

Author(s)
Griffith, R. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture for the period 1st October, 1964 to 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 181 pp.
Abstract

There were three vacancies in an establishment of 8 professional officers. The junior technical staff has increased by 6 posts after long repeated claims for this addition. Accommodation was provided by conversions pending a decision on proposed new siting for the Laboratory Services. Some 25, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 27 pp.
Abstract

Certain areas in the Eastern and Central Provinces are overstocked and if expansion in livestock population is to be achieved use must be made of land which is not at present grazed because of tsetse, lack of surface water, or tribal jurisdiction. The numbers of animals in 1963 were as follows:...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1963., 1964, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

No natural outbreaks of AFLATOXICOSIS were diagnosed, but trials were carried out to determine the effects of prolonged feeding of infected groundnut cake to newly weaned pigs, calves, and lambs, and to day-old chicks, ducks and turkeys. For six months their rations included 20-25% groundnut cake...

Author(s)
Anon.
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

This new edition of Henning's well-known book has been largely rewritten. The omission of the section on toxicology has made it possible to produce it in one volume instead of the former two. Only the infectious diseases of mammals are dealt with. Although many of the diseases described have a...

Author(s)
Henning, M. W.
Publisher
South Africa: Central News Agency, Ltd.,
Citation
Animal diseases in South Africa, 1949, 2nd Edit, pp xiii + 879 pp.
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

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.

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