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29 Mashona cows were allocated to 2 balanced groups and kept in separate paddocks at a stocking rate of 1 animal per 8 ha. One group received regular acaricide treatment to control bont (Amblyomma hebraeum) and other ticks with flumethrin pour-on preparation (Drastic Deadline) every 2 weeks. The...

Author(s)
Meltzer, M. I.; Norval, R. A. I.; Donachie, P. L.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1995, 27, 3, pp 129-144
Abstract

Blood smears of 124 sable antelopes from South Africa and Zimbabwe were examined and 7 harboured Babesia irvinesmithi (Martinaglia 1936). 70 of the smears contained theilerial piroplasms, while 1 smear had macroschizonts (with cytomeres) and microschizonts of a Theileria (=Cytauxzoon) sp. One blood ...

Author(s)
Thomas, S. E.; Wilson, D. E.; Mason, T. E.
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1982, 49, 3, pp 163-166
Abstract

Between April 1980 and July 1981 serum samples were collected from 30 cattle aged 1-3 years at each of 118 localities throughout Zimbabwe (63 communal farming areas and 55 commercial farms) and screened for antibodies to A. marginale by the capillary tube agglutination test. Tick samples were also...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.; Fivaz, B. H.; Lawrence, J. A.; Brown, A. F.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1984, 16, 2, pp 63-70
Abstract

The status of animal diseases in Rhodesia in 1974 is briefly reported with mention of anaplasmosis, piroplasmosis and Theileria lawrencei. There were 3,362 confirmed cases of trypanosomiasis in cattle compared to 4,124 cases during the previous year. Trypanosoma vivax and T. congolense were found...

Author(s)
Williamson, J. M.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1975, 84, pp 649-653
Abstract

Four splenectomised calves developed patent Anaplasma centrale infection when they were reared in contact with infected cows under tick-free conditions in Rhodesia but exposed to blood-sucking insects (including Tabanus spp., Stomoxys spp., Culicoides spp. and mosquitoes). Of 17 intact cattle 1-2...

Author(s)
Lawrence, J. A.
Citation
Rhodesian Veterinary Journal, 1977, 8, 4, pp 74-76
Abstract

Anaplasmosis and piroplasmosis occur in all districts of Rhodesia but cause low mortality. In 1975 there were 146 deaths of cattle attributed to Theileria lawrencei. Confirmed cases of trypanosomiasis in cattle fell from 3,362 in 1974 to 2,098 in 1975; treatments given fell from 57,921 to 40,810....

Author(s)
Williamson, J. M.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 86, pp 627-633
Abstract

The tick-transmitted diseases anaplasmosis, babesiosis and theileriasis frequently interfere with the successful rearing of cattle in Rhodesia. This paper records the methods in current use by the Government Veterinary Service to control these diseases. Theileriasis is a specified disease in terms...

Author(s)
Matson, B. A.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1965, 64, pp 465-476
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

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

There was an existing outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in the Wankie Native District at the beginning of the year. Two other outbreaks were recorded, one in the same district and one in the Beitbridge Native District. Both the Wankie outbreaks were due to virus S.A.T.I, and that at Beitbridge to...

Author(s)
Corry, J. R.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Report of the secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1959., 1960, pp 212; 163-194 pp.

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