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The substance is given of the following papers which were presented at the 20th annual general meeting of the Southern Region of the Association of Veterinary Teachers & Research Workers, held at the Royal Veterinary College, London, on February 28th, 1969: Eradication of hereditary conditions in ...

Citation
Veterinary Record, 1969, 84, pp 622-632
Abstract

The year 1968 opened with the continuation of the foot and mouth disease epidemic that started at Oswestry on the 25th October, 1957; this was not over until the 4th June. During this epidemic there were 2, 364 outbreaks (187 in 1968), involving 2, 346 farms, i.e. the disease was confirmed on a...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1968., 1970, pp 138 pp.
Abstract

The year 1967 was marked by a major epidemic of foot and mouth disease (details on pages 10-19), and by completion of the eradication of swine fever. The number of cases of ANTHRAX was higher than the average for the past ten years. TUBERCULIN TESTING performed on 6.2 million cattle in 119, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the animal health services in Great Britain 1967., 1969, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

The incidence of anthrax rose from the low level of 221 cases in 1960 to 255 in 1961 and 340 in 1962, Of the cases in 1962, 318 were in cattle, 18 in pigs and one each in a sheep, a mink, a raccoon and a horse. Feeding stuffs and fertilizers were the commonest probable sources of infection. Routine ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1961 and 1962., 1964, pp 109 pp.
Abstract

There were 32 primary outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. Of these imported meat or bones caused 13 outbreaks, swill 2, imported meat wrappers 2, disease introduced from the Continent 11, and 4 unclassified. Most of the outbreaks occurred in the period August to December; only 13 outbreaks were in ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1956, including report of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950., 1958, pp 112 pp.
Abstract

The slow increase in the incidence of ANTHRAX, evident during the 1960's, continued but at 515 outbreaks it was well below the high figures of 1952, 1955 and 1956. Most (444) outbreaks were attributed to infection from feeding stuffs. TUBERCULIN TESTING was done on 7.5 million cattle, and 3, 874...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1965., 1967, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

This useful booklet is designed to acquaint American veterinarians with the salient features of exotic diseases which might be introduced into the U.S.A. either accidentally or deliberately.
The preliminary chapters deal with such matters as the means by which disease may be introduced, how it may...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Trenton, N.J. U.S. Livestock Sanitary Association.,
Citation
Foreign animal diseases. Their prevention, diagnosis and control. Report of Committee of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association, 1954., 1955, pp 265 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

There were 609 outbreaks of ANTHRAX- half the incidence during the previous year- and the average mortality per outbreak was 1.02 among cattle and 1.18 among pigs. Among the suggested probable sources of infection were: - Feeding stuffs in 509 outbreaks, fertilizers in 36, a previous outbreak in...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1953, including report of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950., 1954, pp 86 pp.
Abstract

Outbreaks of the most important notifiable diseases in 1954 were less than in 1953. FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE with only 12 outbreaks had the lowest incidence for 24 years. Types O, C and A were encountered. SWINE FEVER outbreaks were about half those of 1953. SWINE FEVER (crystal violet) vaccine...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1954 including Report of Proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950., 1955, pp 106 pp.

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