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This report is divided into seven parts. In addition 19 pages are devoted to " Notes on the history, incidence and measures taken to deal with outbreaks of BOVINE CONTAGIOUS PLEURO-PNEUMONIA during the years 1937-1945, in the Musoma District, Tanganyika Territory ".
In spite of the serious shortage ...

Author(s)
LOWE, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry for the year 1945., 1947, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

In spite of the severe drought during the year there has been little decrease in the stock of the territory, this being ascribed to the ability of zebu cattle to survive when high-producing animals would succumb. The first step in any stock improvement scheme must be the improvement of the country; ...

Author(s)
LOWE, H. J.
Publisher
Mpwapwa: The Department,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry for the year 1943., 1944, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

III. Drought conditions continued from 1943 into 1944. The cattle population fell by some 200, 000 head and the sheep and goat statistics indicate a drop of 20 % to just over four million. The hardiness and resistance of the zebu to disease and severe climatic conditions suggest that very careful...

Author(s)
LOWE, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry for the year 1944, 1945, pp 20 pp.
Abstract

I. This report records the efforts of the Tanganyika veterinary department to meet wartime commitments during a year of drought; that success was achieved is indicated by the record figures for the marketing of livestock and livestock products. The territory has a cattle population of six million.
...

Author(s)
LOWE, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, 1941. (Part I.) Routine activities and normal progress of the Department, 1942, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

Routine activities and normal progress of the department were mainly concerned with the control of RINDERPEST and the production of slaughter stock, etc. for the armed forces and internment camps.
Section I deals with livestock. The year was reasonably good, although a degree of failure of rainfall ...

Author(s)
LOWE, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry 1940., 1941, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

It was decided to issue this and future annual reports from this Department in two parts, part I to deal with routine activities and normal progress, and part II to deal with research.
The year was an unfortunate one for stock, owing to the relative failure of the rainy seasons, and cattle died in...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry 1938.Part I. Routine Activities and Normal Progress of the Department., 1939, pp 60 pp.
Abstract

In a broad sense it may be said that the major cattle diseases of the Territory were rinderpest, contagious bovine pleuro-pneumonia, East Coast fever and trypano-somiasis, snd of these the first two were the most important.
RINDERPEST.-A scheme for dealing with rinderpest in the Territory was...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Tanganyika,
Citation
Rep, Dep, vet. Sci., 1936, pp 7-18 pp.
Abstract

" Eradication of rinderpest and contagious bovine pleuro-pneumonia, and the local control of every other disease, whenever this is economically desirable ", summarizes disease control policy.
RINDERPEST.-Outbreaks were dealt with by methods which varied somewhat in detail, but were all based on the ...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Tanganyika,
Citation
Report. Dept. Vet. Sci., 1935, pp 6-19 pp.
Abstract

Owing to wartime economy the original report of the Director of Veterinary Services had to be drastically abbreviated.
Section I deals with the livestock position in the Territory, which was again disappointing owing to the lack of adequate rainfall.
Section II (a) describes briefly disease control ...

Author(s)
LOWE, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry 1939., 1940, pp 4 pp.
Abstract

TRYPANOSOMIASIS.-With more than two-thirds of the country submerged in a sea of tsetse-infested bush, the incidence of trypanosomiasis continued in all domesticated animals inhabiting areas on the periphery of, or often surrounded by, " fly "belts. T. congolense, T. vivax and more rarely T. brucei...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Tanganyika,
Citation
Report. Dept. Vet. Sci., 1938, pp 9-20 pp.

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