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Abstract

There were no outbreaks of anthrax, swine fever or other serious epidemic diseases. Of 4, 518 cattle tuberculin tested, 16 gave positive reactions. Of 2, 086 cattle tested for brucellosis, 34 were positive. The incidence of blackleg remained high, as small farmers will not vaccinate their...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Jamaica. Annual Report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands for the year ended 31st December, 1961., 1964, pp 130 pp.
Abstract

The incidence of disease has increased with growth of the livestock industry: TUBERCULOSIS incidence as revealed by tuberculin testing of 2, 089 cattle was 0.48% (0.003% the previous year); BRUCELLOSIS, 50 reactors in 2, 409 cattle tested (8 in 1, 690 the previous year). TETANUS (78 cases...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Kingston: Government Printer.,
Citation
Jamaica. Annual Report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands for the year ended 31st December, 1959., 1961, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

Deaths from ANTHRAX and BLACKLEG occurred in small numbers in the areas where these diseases are endemic. TUBERCULOSIS The proportion of positive reactions fell from 0.04% in 1957 to 0.003%. BRUCELLOSIS-Tests of 1, 600 cattle showed 0.5% infected. MASTITIS in dairy herds remains a problem. There is ...

Publisher
Kingston: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands for the year ending 31st December, 1958., 1959, pp 92 ; 60-62 pp.
Abstract

The vacancies in professional staff were not filled during the year. There were no outbreaks of exotic contagious disease. Of 1, 022 cattle submitted to the tuberculin test only one gave a positive reaction. Seven hundred and sixty-three cattle were vaccinated against ANTHRAX and 1, 159 against...

Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
JAMAICA., 1950, pp 23 ; 14-19 pp.
Abstract

Diseases and numbers of animals vaccinated were-ANTHRAX 6, 463; BLACKLEG 6, 309; SWINE FEVER 1, 322; BRUCELLOSIS 1, 403; HAEMORRHAGIC SEPTICAEMIA 109; FOWL Pox 1, 027
ANAPLASMOSIS is endemic; TETANUS incidence is high; ULCERATIVE LYMPHANGITIS still persists on some of the sugar estates. Parasitic...

Publisher
Kingston: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st December, 1955., 1956, pp 74 pp.
Abstract

SWINE FEVER was the only notifiable disease met with, several outbreaks occurring. GLANDERS, ANTHRAX, and FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE were not reported. Other diseases dealt with were: -TETANUS, BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS, BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION, BLACKLEG, ULCERATIVE LYMPHANGITIS, NECROBACIL-LOSIS of...

Author(s)
Lockett, S.
Citation
Report. Dep. Sci. Agric. Jamaica, 1940, pp 8-9 pp.
Abstract

LIVESTOCK DISEASE.-The weather was favourable for livestock rearing during the year. Of the three notifiable diseases, two outbreaks of ANTHRAX occurred, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was not present, and only one outbreak of SWINE FEVER was observed.
OTHER DISEASES.-TUBERCULOSIS appears to have been...

Author(s)
Lockett, S.
Citation
Annual Report. Dep. Sci. Agric., Jamaica, for the year 1936., 1937, pp 29-37
Abstract

The year was rather a poor one for livestock owing to subnormal rainfall and unfavourable economic conditions.
ANIMAL DISEASES.-Two outbreaks of anthrax occurred. Bovine tuberculosis is believed to be present to a great extent but no scheme of tuberculin testing has yet been drawn up. It is thought ...

Author(s)
Lockett, S.
Publisher
Jamaica,
Citation
Report. Dep. Sci. Agric., 1936, pp 33-48 pp.

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