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Abstract

General weather conditions were favourable to livestock.
ANIMAL DISEASES.-Outbreaks of equine strangles, anthrax, ulcerative lymphangitis of mules, blackleg, texas fever, gall-sickness, swine fever and dog distemper are recorded, and the methods of dealing with them are noted. Treatment of...

Author(s)
Lockett, S.
Citation
Rep, Dep. Agric. Jamaica 1937, 1938, pp 31-41
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

I. No outbreaks of ANTHRAX occurred. Tests of 470 cattle for TUBERCULOSIS showed 13 positive reactors. BLACKLEG is widespread' and is controlled by vaccination. NECROBACILLOSIS is annually recurrent' in goats in many parts of the Island; treatment with tar ointment is effective. Six. sporadic...

Author(s)
Lockett, S.
Publisher
Kingston: Government Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 31st March, 1942., 1942, pp 18 pp.
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.
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

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