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Conference Opening
The Conference was opened by the Chief Veterinary Surgeon, Mr. Max Henry, on Monday, April 4th, at the Conference Hall of the Commonwealth Institute of Accountants ... Read More

President's Address
On behalf of the members of the institute of Stock Inspectors, I desire to express to our visitors sincere appreciation of their presence and trust that the deliberations at the Conference will be of interest to them ... Read More

Office Bearers
Elected officials at the 1938 conference ... Read More

The Changing Outlook
Written by: Mr Max Henry, MRCVS, BVSc, Chief Veterinary Surgeon
If any one sufficiently curious will take a bound volume of some veterinary periodical of 50 years ago and compare it with a volume of the same publication nowadays, he cannot fail to be struck with the remarkable difference which exists ... Read More

Poultry Diseases
Written by: TG Hungerford, BVSc, Department of Agriculture
In the diagnosis of poultry diseases an approach may be made from any one of several standpoints. From the scientific approach the disease condition affecting any particular flock will be classified with regard to its cause ... Read More

Foot Louse of Sheep
Written by: DJ Walker, BVSc, Narrabri
During routine inspections of sheep for external parasites, it was noted that one of the sheep in the mob carried a light infestation with L. pedalis ... Read More

Mineral Deficiency on the South Coast
Written by: NH Litchfield, Bega
Certain areas of the South Coast of New South Wales which are utilised for dairying, pig raising and production of sheep and wool are confronted with the problem of mineral deficiency ... Read More

The Value of Shade Trees for Stock
Written by: RP Mayer, BVSc, Condobolin
An effort will be made to briefly discuss the value of trees on holdings and travelling stock routes, with particular reference to their shade and shelter value ... Read More

Bacterial Encephalitis of Sheep (Circling Disease)
Written by: DA Gill, MRCVS, Sydney University
Circling disease was seen from time to time in New Zealand for many years. It did not cause striking losses, but in some areas men would lose odd sheep from it during the summer and autumn months. Because the deaths were comparatively few and were scattered ... Read More

Some Aspects of the Sheep Blow-Fly Problem
Written by: HG Belschner, DVSc, Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Department of Agriculture
Although a considerable amount of research work has been carried out by numerous investigators, the fact remains that the sheep blow-fly problem still constitutes a major problem and is responsible for serious economic loss throughout Australia ... Read More

Written by: Mr R Stewart, BVSc
Now, the first thing that occurs is that someone will ring and tell you that some animals are dead or dying, and they require your services. You are expected to go along and open the animal and make the post-mortem. Let us pause awhile ... Read More

Mineral Deficiency Diseases of Stock
Written by: WJ Hindmarsh, BVSc, MRCVS, DVH, Director of Veterinary Research, Glenfield
It has long been recognised that minerals play an important part in animal nutrition. We in New South Wales are well aware of the ill-effects produced by the pasturage of stock on mineral deficient soils ... Read More

Cyanogenetic Plants
Written by: Grahame Edgar, BVSc, Senior Veterinary Research Officer, Glenfield
A cyanogenetic plant is one which contains hydrocyanic or prussic acid or at least the radical CN in the form of a glycoside. In some plants the cyanogenetic glucoside is present only during certain stages of growth ... Read More

Cantagious Bovine Mastitis
Written by: DF Stewart, BVSc, Senior Veterinary Research Officer, Glenfield
The purpose of this article is to summarise briefly the knowledge attained by researches on Contagious Bovine Mastitis ... Read More

Notes on the Control of the Diseases of Poultry
Written by: L Hart, BVSc, HDA, Veterinary Research Officer, Glenfield
Probably with poultry more than any other type of animal, the basis of control is prevention. Treatment of individual birds once affected is usually both unsatisfactory and uneconomical ... Read More

The Sheep Blowfly
Written by: JC Keast, Veterinary Research Officer, Glenfield
It is intended here to mention only the relation of sheep conformation to fly susceptibility and methods by which sheep may be rendered less susceptible to fly strike ... Read More

The Symptomatology of Swine Dysentery
Written by: DF Gray, BVSc, PP Board's Veterinary Research Officer, Glenfield
The first clinical evidence of the disease is a rapid loss in weight (up to 10 lbs.) in a period of approximately 24 hours, and a rise in temperature from 106.4 to 108 degrees Fahrenheit, associated with dullness aud loss of appetite ... Read More


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