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Abstract

In this summary of the results of an enquiry carried out in 1973 on the incidence of diseases of animals and man in the islands of Western Samoa, American Samoa and Fiji, it is stated that in Western Samoa no tick-borne diseases occur, though the ticks Haemaphysalis longicornis Neum. and Amblyomma...

Author(s)
Steele, J. H.
Citation
International Journal of Zoonoses, 1977, 4, 1, pp 1-20
Abstract

The first veterinary surgeon was appointed in Fiji in 1907. Additional veterinary officers were appointed from 1925 onwards, and. the present veterinary staff now comprises one senior veterinary officer and two veterinary officers. The first stock inspector was appointed in 1930 and since then two...

Author(s)
JACK, H. W.
Citation
Agric. J. Fiji, 1943, 14, pp 71-74
Abstract

The staff and their distribution remained the same as in 1931. Forty-four tours of inspection were made and 41, 796 cattle, 6, 639 horses, 5, 775 goats, 1, 361 pigs and 480 sheep were inspected.
LEGISLATION: -The Stock Improvement Ordinance of 1909 was repealed and replaced; The hew ordinance has...

Author(s)
TURBET, C. R.
Publisher
Government printer., Suva, Fiji
Citation
Annual Report Department Agriculture, Fiji., 1938, pp 38-47
Abstract

The report for 1935 covers much the same material as in former years.
No infectious diseases occurred among imported stock whilst in quarantine, but there were some mild cases of strangles in thoroughbred mares imported from New Zealand. The disease does not persist in Fiji and it is considered...

Author(s)
TURBET, C. R.
Publisher
Fiji,
Citation
Annu. Bull. Dep. Agric., 1936, pp 82-41 pp.
Abstract

The veterinary clinic and hospital at Suva treated 656 animals, 136 in the hospital; at Nadi 105 animals were treated. The Stock Improvement Ordinance allows of compulsory castration of unsuitable stallions and bulls. All imported animals are dealt with under the animals importation and port...

Author(s)
TURBET, C. R.
Publisher
Govt. Printer, Suva, Fiji
Citation
Summary of Annual Report, Veterinary Division, Department of Agriculture, 1940, 1941, pp 4 pp.
Abstract

The approximate numbers of livestock in Fiji are: -Cattle 80 000 horses and mules, 10, 000; sheep, 1, 000; goats, 6, 000; and pigs 4, 000. Annual birth-rate of cattle is estimated at 10, 000; the number killed for meat or exported, 4, 500; number of deaths from old age, disease, and Fijian...

Author(s)
RAINEY, W.
Publisher
Govt. Ptr., Suva, Fiji
Citation
Agric. Circular. Department of Agriculture, Fiji., 1920, 1, 7, pp 119-132
Abstract

STAFF.-Apart from the Senior Veterinary Officer, there are, one Government Veterinary Officer, a Stock Inspector and four native assistants.
INSPECTION.-The majority of the stock is owned by small Indian farmers, each herd consisting of just sufficient animals for the requirements of the family a...

Author(s)
TURBETT, C. R.
Citation
Annual Report for the Year 1930, Department of Agriculture., 1931, pp 18-21

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