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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

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

On the whole the year was a good one as regards notifiable disease. There were 116 outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE as against 184 in 1957. All were in England and Wales and of the 29 primary outbreaks 17 were thought to have been introduced from the Continent and 10 by meat imported from South...

Publisher
London: H. M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the year 1958., 1960, pp 119 pp.
Abstract

Previous reports in this series were published in 1949, for the years 1938-47 [V.B. 22, 2996] and in 1950, for the year 1948 [V.B. 22, 285.]
The number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX increased from 244 in 1949 to 407 in 1951. This increase was attributed to renewed or increased importation of contaminated ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the years 1949, 1950 and 1951, including report for 1949, 1950 and 1951 of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Acts., 1953, pp 96 pp.
Abstract

Outbreaks of so-called MUCOSAL DISEASE of cattle occurred on 38 farms in the south-west and on one farm in Argyll. 25% of the cattle on the farms were affected and the mortality rate was 8.5%. The infected animajs were from 9-24 months of age. P.M. findings included ulcers in all parts of the...

Publisher
Stirling: Jamieson & Mun-roe, Ltd.,
Citation
The West of Scotland Agricultural College. Report on the work of the College for the year ended 30th September 1956., 1956, pp 76 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.
Abstract

This report incorporates an account of the transfer of certain functions from the Minister of Agriculture to the Secretary of State for Scotland as from the 1st August, 1955. The Minister and Secretary of State are jointly responsible for policy in control of notifiable diseases such as FOOT AND...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1955, including Report of Proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950, 1956, pp 115 pp.

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