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Abstract

Very low rainfall for the second successive agricultural year has made conditions difficult for livestock owners and the deaths of cattle attributed to drought in the first year totalled 70, 000 head. Civil disobedience and obstruction interfered with disease control measures in certain areas....

Author(s)
Williamson, J. M.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Field) for the year ending 30. 9. 65., 1966, pp 28 pp.
Abstract

The 1964 census showed 3, 852, 035 cattle, 562.606 goats, 384, 854 sheep, 95, 532 pigs, and 96, 619 equines. There was a small outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in cattle, which was due to the same virus strain (SAT 2) and occurred in the same locality as the 1962 outbreak. Erection of a cordon...

Author(s)
May, T. L.
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

There were three vacancies in an establishment of 8 professional officers. The junior technical staff has increased by 6 posts after long repeated claims for this addition. Accommodation was provided by conversions pending a decision on proposed new siting for the Laboratory Services. Some 25, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 27 pp.
Abstract

Certain areas in the Eastern and Central Provinces are overstocked and if expansion in livestock population is to be achieved use must be made of land which is not at present grazed because of tsetse, lack of surface water, or tribal jurisdiction. The numbers of animals in 1963 were as follows:...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1963., 1964, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

Good rains and a short, mild winter made 1961 a favourable year for livestock. The cattle population stood at 1 1/4 million. FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE did not occur. ANTHRAX and BLACK-QUARTER occurred sporadically wherever vaccination had been neglected. TRYPANOSOMIASIS remained the most widespread...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Government Printer,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1961., 1962, pp 15 pp.
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

Diseases-The general position of animal health was not as good as in previous years. There was no change in the TRYPANOSOMIASIS position in the areas where the disease is enzootic, but there was a considerable increase in the number of outbreaks discovered in the Dowa district. These new centres of ...

Author(s)
De Meza, J.
Publisher
Zomba : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the Year ended 31st December, 1942., 1943, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY.-The position generally was satisfactory, the most noteworthy feature being the success of the composite veterinary staff in the anti-, RINDERPEST campaign in the south of Tanganyika, resulting in the effective checking of the southward spread of the disease into Northern...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer, [fcp].,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual Report for the Year 1940., 1941, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

STAFF.-Two new appointments brought the total number of district veterinary officers to eight. A number of temporary stock inspectors were appointed and numerous staff transfers were made to meet the threat of introduction of RINDERPEST from Tanganyika Territory. Expenditure was £37, 119.
LIVESTOCK ...

Author(s)
Morris, J. P. A.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department For the Year 1939., 1940, pp 21 pp.

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