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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.