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Abstract

The professional staff consisted of 17 veterinary surgeons of whom one resigned and five were newly appointed during the year. There were also 65 Animal Health Inspectors at the end of the year.
MASTITIS is prevalent in dairy herds. Penicillin has been more successful than any other drug used in...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the year 1947., 1948, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

1941.-One veterinary surgeon, 15 cattle inspectors and three members of the clerical staff were all released for military duties. Twenty-seven deaths out of a total of 191 cattle in the Umtale district were caused by THEILERIASIS, the origin of which was not traced as the last outbreak in this area ...

Author(s)
King, B. L.; Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury : Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the chief veterinary surgeon for the years 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 & 1945., 1947, pp 35 pp.
Abstract

The report lays great stress on the difficulties encountered from shortage of veterinary staff, which consists of only 12 veterinarians and 62 animal health inspectors; quite inadequate for the duties involved.
Ticks appear to be on the increase and reports indicated that in some cases arsenical...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury : Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the chief veterinary surgeon for the year 1946., 1947, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

Work in both the field and laboratory services has been hampered by staff shortages during the year.
The incidence of TB. amongst dairy cattle is estimated to be 8%, on the results of a trial test in the Umtali District. A further test will be carried out before introducing a voluntary eradication...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1949., 1950, pp 19 pp.