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Abstract

The cattle population was 3, 057, 372 consisting of European and indigenous stock in the proportion 2: 3.
An outbreak of ANTHRAX at Salisbury caused 56 deaths among cattle and six Africans contracted the disease through eating meat from infected carcasses. 7, 220 cattle were vaccinated and a...

Author(s)
Adamson, J. S.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1953., 1954, pp 29 pp.
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

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.
Abstract

There were 19 Veterinary Surgeons on the staff. The Veterinary Research branch has been combined with the Veterinary Department under the Director of Veterinary Services. Four professional officers resigned during the year. At the end of the year there were six vacancies for Veterinary Surgeons...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1948., 1949, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

Major animal diseases confirmed in S. Rhodesia during the period reported included BLACKLEG, TRYPANOSOMIASIS, THEILERIASIS, PIROPLASMOSIS, ANAPLASMOSIS, BLUE-TONGUE and AFRICAN HORSESICKNESS. F. & M. DISEASE due to virus type S.A.T.1 and more recently S.A.T.2. occurred and was controlled by...

Author(s)
Mackinnon, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1953, 50, pp 334-344
Abstract

Major animal diseases confirmed in S. Rhodesia during the period reported included BLACKLEG, TRYPANOSOMIASIS, THEILERIASIS, PIROPLASMOSIS, ANAPLASMOSIS, BLUE-TONGUE and AFRICAN HORSESICKNESS. F. & M. DISEASE due to virus type S.A.T.1 and more recently S.A.T.2. occurred and was controlled by...

Author(s)
Adamson, J.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1953, 50, pp 345-347
Abstract

The staff includes 12 veterinary officers and 46 European cattle inspectors. The year was a satisfactory one for livestock. Grazing and water were plentiful and poverty losses small. On the whole the year was also satisfactory from the veterinary aspect. ANTHRAX was controlled by the use of spore...

Author(s)
Myhill, B. A.
Publisher
Rhodesia Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., Salisbury, Rhodesia
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon for the year 1940, 1941, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

This report incorporates the work for the years 1942-1945, inclusive. The importance of examining films of blood and tissue smears for the early diagnosis of disease is emphasized, but co-operation with the farmers was difficult. Large numbers of serological tests for BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION,...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the years 1942, 1943, 1944 & 1945., 1947, pp 24 pp.
Abstract

Stock maintained fair condition throughout the year. Losses from poverty were negligible and this good position was due to ample rainfall, better control of veld fires, and improved provision for winter feed.
Abattoir statistics and results of tuberculin tests show that the incidence of...

Author(s)
Myhill, B. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co.,
Citation
Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon For the Year 1939., 1940, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

ROUTINE WORK.-Some results of diagnosis from smears are given. Theileria mutans was only observed in four cases as compared with 542 cases in 1934. Eighty-eight of 616 samples of serum were positive for Brucella abortus infection. Immunization against piroplasmosis and anaplasmosis and against...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury : Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Company, Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the Year 1935., 1936, pp 9 pp.

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