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President's Address
SINCE our last Annual Conference, our country has been plunged into war alongside our Mother Country in her fight for the great and just cause ... Read More

Office Bearers
Officials in the absence of a 1940 conference, carry on ... Read More

The Role of State Animal Health Services in a Period of National Emergency
Written by: Max Henry, MRCVS, BVSc, Chief of the Division of Animal Industry
Every man must, at the present time, be asking himself whether his work is of national importance or whether he should forsake it for service in one or other of the armed forces ... Read More

Once Again—Danger of Arsenic to Stock
Written by: EA Lucas, Stock Inspector, Maitland
During the severe dry time we have just gone through, an owner lost eight cows in a paddock where prickly pear had been poisoned with arsenic ... Read More

Fodder conservation
Written by: HC Stening, Chief Instructor, Department of Agriculture
With the experiences of this year fresh in our minds it should be scarcely necessary to use any arguments to emphasise the value of the conservation of fodder ... Read More

The Influence of the Cow on the Establishment and Progress of Contagious Bovine Mastitis
Written by: DF Stewart, Senior PPB Research Officer
The opinions have been expressed frequently that some breeding lines appear less susceptible to mastitis than others and that certain cows within a herd are resistant to the disease, but no scientific work in support of these views has been recorded ... Read More

Poultry Raising in the Central West
Written by: TR Jones, Inspector of Stock, Forbes
Until a few years ago poultry raising was carried out by a few farmers' wives to supply the house with poultry and poultry products and to get a little pocket money for themselves ... Read More

Notes on Jetting for Blowfly Control
Written by: RN McCulloch, Entomologist, NSW Department of Agriculture
Jetting was invented in Queensland about 25 years ago with the use of powder dip at about four times dipping strength ... Read More

Post-Shearing Clostridium chauvoei Infection
Written by: KB Byrne, Inspector of Stock, Narrandera
The shearing of a crossbred flock of approximately 1,000 sheep was commenced on 21/8/40, and the first loss took place on the following day when six sheep died ... Read More

Some Observations on the Ked Melophagus ovinus and on Sheep Dipping Practice
Written by: DA Gill, McMaster Laboratory
Keds, "ticky" wool, sheep dip—the words call to mind general unpleasantness, quarantine, sheep stopped in transit and sent back to the nearest dip ... Read More

Written by: G Edgar, Senior Veterinary Research Officer, Glenfield
The increased incidence of mortalities from anthrax during the summer of 1939-40 warrants a few remarks and observations upon several unusual and interesting features of this disease ... Read More

Some Results of Recent Research at Glenfield Veterinary Research Station
Written by: WL Hindmarsh, Director of Veterinary Research
The results of investigations into stock diseases are usually not available until the work is complete and ready for publication although it is the custom to circulate to field officers information that may be suitable for immediate application ... Read More

Oesophagostomiasis—Nodule Worm Infestation of Sheep
Written by: HMcL Gordon, McMaster Animal Health Laboratory
The casual parasite is Oesophagostomum columbianum (Curtice 1890), referred to as nodule worm, nodular worm, white worm, back gut worm, knotty gut worm ... Read More


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