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Abstract

A participatory epidemiological study was conducted to identify and prioritize constraints to livestock health and production on smallholder farms in Sanyati and Gokwe districts of Zimbabwe. Questionnaires were administered to 294 randomly selected livestock owners across the two districts....

Author(s)
Chatikobo, P.; Choga, T.; Ncube, C.; Mutambara, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 109, 3/4, pp 327-333
Abstract

Very low rainfall for the second successive agricultural year has made conditions difficult for livestock owners and the deaths of cattle attributed to drought in the first year totalled 70, 000 head. Civil disobedience and obstruction interfered with disease control measures in certain areas....

Author(s)
Williamson, J. M.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Field) for the year ending 30. 9. 65., 1966, pp 28 pp.
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 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.
Abstract

The most troublesome disease was TRYPANOSOMIASIS. In spite of the continuing tendency of tsetse fly to spread rapidly in some districts, considerable and successful anti-tsetse work, including bush-clearing and insecticidal spraying, is reported. Of the nearly 100000 drug doses used for the cattle...

Author(s)
Murray, C. A.
Publisher
Salisbury. Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September 1962., 1963, pp 219 pp.
Abstract

The staff position improved during the year and a full establishment of veterinary officers was achieved. Livestock exports showed a considerable drop and carcass meat was sold to the traditional markets of South Africa, Northern Rhodesia and the Belgian Congo.
Extensive grass fires did great...

Author(s)
Roe, J. E. R.
Publisher
Mafeking, Cape Province: Mafeking Mail (Pty.) Ltd.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the year ended 31st December, 1956., 1959, pp 70 pp.
Abstract

I & II. Tick life had a sharp rise, especially the blue tick larval infestation. Many farms have reverted voluntarily to seven-day dipping. By cleaning tanks and replenishing with full strength of arsenic, satisfactory control has been obtained in many areas.
There have been no serious outbreaks of ...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1956, 53, pp 988-992; 993-997
Abstract

I. Over 30, 000 cattle, 953 sheep and goats and 39 donkeys were inoculated with ANTHRAX vaccine in Oct. and Nov. There were 135 deaths from BLACKLEG. Tuberculin testing disclosed 0-2% of reactors in 2, 473 head of cattle and 2-14% in 2, 578. Of 1, 765 beef carcasses 0-34% were condemned on account...

Author(s)
MACKINNON, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1957, 54, pp 93-97
Abstract

II. Over 30, 000 cattle, 953 sheep and goats and 39 donkeys were inoculated with anthrax vaccine in Oct. and Nov. There were 135 deaths from blackleg. Tuberculin testing disclosed 0-2% of reactors in 2, 473 head of cattle and 2-14% in 2, 578. Of 1, 765 beef carcasses 0-34% were condemned on account ...

Author(s)
LAWRENCE, D. A.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1957, 54, pp 98-101; 102-105
Abstract

There was a recurrence of EAST COAST FEVER (Theileria parva infection) after an interval of seven years. On one farm there were 4 deaths and 288 animals were slaughtered. There were 33 outbreaks of Theileria infection other than East Coast fever and 373 deaths. The position regarding...

Author(s)
BROOKS, N. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture which includes the Department of Research and Specialist Services, Conservation and Extension Services and Veterinary Services for the year ended 30th September, 1954., 1955, pp 115 pp.

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