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Abstract

The control of RINDERPEST is still the major occupation of the Department and active immunization by the serum-virus method is relied upon in dealing with the cattle of the Northern Provinces, where there are large herds owned by nomads, A vaccine made from formalinized spleen pulp is, however,...

Author(s)
HENDERSON, W. W.
Publisher
Lagos: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report on the Veterinary Department of the year 1937., 1939, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

The staff of the Department consisted of 2 administrative officers, 3 research officers, 3 laboratory assistants, 12 veterinary officers, 10 stockmen, one mechanic, 129 African departmental staff and 138 native administrations' veterinary staff. One research officer is seconded to the Medical...

Author(s)
HENDERSON, W. W.
Publisher
Lagos: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the Year 1932., 1933, pp 21 pp.
Abstract

This report covers the work of the Veterinary Department in Nigeria during the year 1933. There is no report on research work, the only laboratory work done being serum and vaccine production. During the year there was an increase of 248, 358, as compared with the previous year, in the numbers of...

Author(s)
HENDERSON, W. W.
Publisher
Lagos: Govt Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the year 1933., 1934, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

The work for the year was chiefly characterized by greater intensity in the policy of active immunization against cattle diseases, which were thus brought under control with inconsiderable exceptions. Nearly 278, 000 cattle were immunized against rinderpest, 886, 000 cattle against blackquarter,...

Author(s)
HENDERSON, W. W.
Publisher
Lagos : Government Printer.,
Citation
Compte Rendu de l'Academie des Sciences, 1933, pp 27 pp.
Abstract

The main work of the department continued to be the anti-rinderpest operations. 371, 254 cattle received serum-virus treatment, 181, 810 were given vaccine, and 7, 914 received serum only. Animals were immunized as follows mainly in conjunction with the anti-rinderpest organization: -502, 963 ...

Author(s)
HENDERSON, W. W.
Publisher
Kaduna : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report on the Veterinary Department 1935., 1936, pp 25 pp.