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Abstract

During the year bovine brucellosis infection remained at a very low level with only one reactor and one in-contact animal being purchased for slaughter and #338 compensation paid. A total of 908 tuberculosis reactors and 122 in-contact cattle were purchased for slaughter and #399 014 compensation...

Citation
Annual General Report of the Department of Agriculture, Northern Ireland, 1987, 46, pp 85-91
Abstract

At the Veterinary Research Laboratories (Stormont, Belfast) tests for bovine enzootic leukosis remained negative. Cobalt deficiency in sheep was confirmed. "Breast burns" and "infectious runting" of poultry were under investigation. 8 cattle serologically positive for brucellosis were slaughtered;...

Publisher
HM Stationery Office, Belfast, UK
Citation
Northern Ireland agriculture: 42nd annual general report year ended 31 March 1983., 1983, pp 159pp.
Abstract

The principal veterinary research projects were: role of vitamin E and selenium (C.H. McMurray); pregnancy diagnosis in farm animals (W.J. McCaughey); Prediction of reproductive fitness in cattle (W.J. McCaughey); Mastitis immunity (E.F. Logan); Urogenital mycoplasmas (H.J. Ball); Picornaviruses...

Publisher
Dundonald House, Belfast BT4 3SB, UK
Citation
Annual report on research and technical work 1982., 1982, pp viii + 360pp.
Abstract

Payments of Milk Aid to milk producers were stopped because no money was available. Total cattle population fell by more than 2% and there were 8% less beef cows than in the previous year. There were no great upsets in the disease situation: no cases of anthrax, foot and mouth disease, swine fever, ...

Publisher
H.M. Stationery Office., Belfast, UK
Citation
Northern Ireland agriculture: 40th annual general report year ended 31 March 1981., 1981, pp 156pp.
Abstract

Net agricultural income (excluding stock appreciation) declined slightly in Northern Ireland between 1977 and 1978, a pounds-sterling 55 million increase in the value of gross output and production grants being offset by a pounds-sterling 57 million increase in gross expenses. The 13% increase in...

Publisher
HMSO., Belfast, UK
Citation
Northern Ireland agriculture. 39th annual general report of the Department of Agriculture year ended 31 March 1980., 1980, pp 152pp.
Abstract

The Department deserves congratulations for the speed with which this Report was produced. Although enzootic bovine leukosis is present in Great Britain and in the Irish Republic, it has still not been found in Northern Ireland. Eradication of bovine tuberculosis has not yet been achieved, but...

Publisher
H.M. Stationery Office., Belfast, UK
Citation
Northern Ireland agriculture. 38th general report, year ended 31 March 1979., 1979, pp 158pp.