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During the year 2009, 47 of the African Union (AU) Member States (MS) submitted their animal disease status reports to AU-IBAR. This was quite an improvement as compared to 44 MS who submitted their reports in 2008. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all MS, 551 were received as...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2009, 2009, pp ix + 32 + XIV pp.
Abstract

The 1966 census showed 450, 128 cattle, 88, 820 sheep, 626, 121 goats, 142, 666 pigs, 51 horses and 486 donkeys. There was an outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (type A virus) in the extreme north, which was an extension of the disease from Tanzania; attempts at control by vaccination with the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources.,
Citation
Malawi. Ministry of Natural Resources. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Husbandry for 1966., 1968, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

The 1962 census showed 380, 387 cattle, 77, 757 sheep, 493, 184 goats, 105, 166 pigs, 65 horses and 398 donkeys. Because of the reduced number of veterinary officers it was only possible to maintain the basic control services, and no research was carried out. A mild type O FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources and Surveys.,
Citation
Malawi. Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1962., 1965, pp 62 pp.
Abstract

The 1964 census showed 411, 419 cattle, 74, 139 sheep, 480, 295 goats, 133, 221 pigs, 44 horses, and 544 donkeys. The country has been free of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE since 1962. AFRICAN SWINE FEVER occurred in the Central Region, probably killing over 1, 000 pigs. It was undoubtedly an extension of ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources,
Citation
Malawi, Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1964., 1965, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

Nyasaland had 356, 514 cattle, 75, 297 sheep, 460, 611 goats, 119, 913 pigs and a small number of horses and donkeys.
Nine deaths from BLACKLEG were recorded. Animals immunized were 9, 812 cattle and 566 sheep.
TUBERCULOSIS persists in the Mzimba District and also in the S.W. of the Karanga...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1959. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1960, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

At the end of the year there were 8 vacancies out of a staff of 39, and 2 sub-stations had to be closed. The disease position was favourable, except for FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. A series of outbreaks due to type SAT 1 occurred as a result of illegal movements of cattle, movements of game, and...

Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1961., 1962, pp 241 pp.
Abstract

The shortage of Veterinary Officers reduced the disease control and marketing services. The cattle population at 396, 145 head represents 4% increase in spite of a 10%, offtake for slaughter. FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE control measures were removed and no further outbreaks were recorded nor any cases...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources.,
Citation
Malawi. Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for 1963., 1965, pp 68 pp.
Abstract

The TICK-BORNE DISEASES remain the greatest cause of losses. Owing to the reluctance of the cattle owners to have their animals dipped and to a relaxation of normal discipline consequent on the political situation, only a small proportion of the animals were dipped in many parts of the Northern and ...

Author(s)
Aspinall, K. W.
Publisher
Zomba: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report 1960, Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1961, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

There are 307, 026 cattle, 78, 709 sheep, 326, 113 goats, 77, 145 pigs, 37 horses and 199 donkeys.
Tick-borne diseases are the most common causes of losses. EAST COAST FEVER is endemic in the Northern and Central Provinces; of 298 cases diagnosed in the Central Province, most occurred during the...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba (Nyasaland) : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1955. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1956, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is said to be endemic among African rattle. The diease was diagnosed in the indigenous herd of Nyasa zebu cattle improvement centre in the Central Province, where 50% of the animals gave positive reactions, but only eight cows aborted. Calf vaccinations are being carried out.
Of ...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Gov. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report 1956, Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1957, pp 46 pp.

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