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Abstract

Good rains and a short, mild winter made 1961 a favourable year for livestock. The cattle population stood at 1 1/4 million. FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE did not occur. ANTHRAX and BLACK-QUARTER occurred sporadically wherever vaccination had been neglected. TRYPANOSOMIASIS remained the most widespread...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Government Printer,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1961., 1962, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

At the end of the year there were 8 vacancies out of a staff of 39, and 2 sub-stations had to be closed. The disease position was favourable, except for FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. A series of outbreaks due to type SAT 1 occurred as a result of illegal movements of cattle, movements of game, and...

Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1961., 1962, pp 241 pp.
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was confined to three villages in Namwala. The virus was typed SAT 2 and vaccine prepared at Pirbright was used on cattle in the districts around the infected area. Infected herds were aphthized to spread the infection rapidly among them. There was no extension of infection....

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Government Printer.,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services. Annual report for the year 1960., 1961, pp 13 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

Theileria infection (other than East Coast fever), HEARTWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and PIRO-PLASMOSIS were prevalent. Losses which continue to occur are attributed to insufficient dipping measures. Owing to the danger of ARSENIC POISONING (there were 784 deaths in 1955) arsenical dip fluids are being...

Publisher
Salisbury: Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1955. Presented to the Federal Assembly 1956., 1956, pp 123 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

The cattle population was 3, 057, 372 consisting of European and indigenous stock in the proportion 2: 3.
An outbreak of ANTHRAX at Salisbury caused 56 deaths among cattle and six Africans contracted the disease through eating meat from infected carcasses. 7, 220 cattle were vaccinated and a...

Author(s)
Adamson, J. S.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1953., 1954, pp 29 pp.
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

In Southern Rhodesia the two most serious diseases are TRYPANOSOMIASIS and FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE due to types SAT 1, 2 and 3; RABIES and TICK DISEASES are under control and schemes to eradicate Bovine TUBERCULOSIS and BRUCELLOSIS are in progress. In Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the Veterinary...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1962, 58, pp 637-645

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