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Abstract

V. In a livestock census 18, 959 cattle, 11, 699 sheep, 15, 884 goats, 5, 878 pigs, 2, 989 horses and 66, 274 poultry were enumerated.
There have been no outbreaks of ANTHRAX since 1948 and none of SWINE FEVER since 1949. Diseases reported or observed among equine species were TETANUS and...

Author(s)
Hutson, L. R.
Publisher
Antigua: E, M. Blackman, Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Departments of Agriculture and Veterinary Services for the year 1951. Part V. Annual Report of the Chief Veterinary Officer, Leeward Islands for the year 1951., 1952, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

The veterinary section of the department controls both animal health and animal husbandry.
The Colony is free from the majority of the serious infectious diseases. The major problems are BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS and PARASITIC INFESTATIONS. Tuberculosis in cattle and pigs is most prevalent in Antigua. A...

Author(s)
Hutson, L. R.
Citation
Report. Department of Agriculture, Leeward Islands, 1944, 2nd Pt, pp 1-5 pp.