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President's Foreword
Due to the serious position of the World War in which our Mother Country, her Dominions and her Allies are waging against the tyrannical hordes who have ranged themselves against us and who are attempting to dominate and overrun the world ... Read More

Office Bearers
Officials in the absence of a 1942 conference, carry on ... Read More

A Note on Hypocalcaemia in Ewes
Written by: TR Jones, Forbes
Hypocalcaemia is nothing new and has been recognised for many years in different parts of the State under various names such as "lambsickness" and "twisted lamb" and "oat poisoning." ... Read More

Mixed Farming Leads to Stabilisation
Written by: MC Franklin
What would have happened to Danish agriculture in the last century if it had not adopted a bold policy in the change-over from grain production to dairying and pig raising? ... Read More

Control of Hydatids
Written by: HER Beattie
Hydatids is comparatively rare in our larger cities now due mainly to centralisation of slaughtering, meat inspection at abattoirs, and exclusion of dogs from same ... Read More

Some Spectacular Horse Mortalities
Written by: KV Byrne
The following consists of a summarised history and description of post mortem appearances in a series of mortalities in horses, all of which took place in one particular area ... Read More

The Present Economy in Concentrates
Written by: HJ Geddes
Most of us were brought up in the imported tradition that the cheapest feed for livestock was roughage—hay or silage—and that the logical approach to economical feeding was to use the maximum proportion of roughage in the ration ... Read More

Trichostrongylosis—Black Scours
Written by: Hugh McL Gordon
The cause is Trichostrongylus spp., known as Small Intestinal Worm, Black Scour Worm, Small Hair Worm, and Bankrupt Worm. In Australia the following species have been found: T. axei, T. colubriformis, T. rugatus, T. vitrinus, T. probolurus, T. falculatus, and T. longispicularis ... Read More

The Duties of an Inspector of Stock under the Pastures Protection Act
Written by: F Hildred
Inspectors of Stock attached to Pastures Protection Boards work under several Acts. In this article, however, It is only proposed to deal with some of the main duties which should be carried out under the Pastures Protection Act ... Read More

Written by: Max Henry
If by improved nutrition of livestock we can bring about more rapid maturity and higher yields, can lower the overhead cost to the farmer caused by preventable mortality, we can enable the human population of this country to secure those foods of animal origin ... Read More

An Atypical Enterotoxaemia
Written by: JG Johnson
Enterotoxaemia of sheep is a commonly known disease to sheepmen in New South Wales and other states. Investigations were conducted into the cause of mortalities in the Albury District in grown sheep in 1937, 1939 and 1941 ... Read More

Some Aspects of Assisting Increase of Food Production
Written by: DF Stewart
The problem of maintaining and, where possible, increasing, the food production of this country should be exercising the minds of all associated with the livestock industries. Unless the people with specialised knowledge and training can materially assist with this vital matter, their reservation from the fighting services is not justified ... Read More

Opthalmia—Pink Eye Rickettsiae in Stock
Written by: H Yeoman
There are few diseases that, to me, give greater agony to an animal than Infectious Opthalmia. They are indeed sorry spectacles when both eyes are affected and can neither eat nor drink and fall away in condition rapidly ... Read More

Food Production and Animal Health
Written by: WL Hindmarsh
The war has brought new duties to Stock Inspectors and you probably feel that already you have more work than you can satisfactorily handle. In spite of this I suggest that in addition you can play an important part in the maintenance of adequate food supplies of animal origin during the war period ... Read More

Brucellosis of Swine
Written by: ROC King
Brucellosis of Swine, first reported from New South Wales in 1932 by the author, has been recognised since December, 1940, as occurring in our swine herds much more frequently than was previously known ... Read More

Field Investigation into Careless use of Irritant Poisons
Written by: TK Ryan
In over 20 years that I have been employed as an Inspector of Stock in several Pastures Protection Districts of N.S.W., I have often been called by stock owners and others to investigate mortality in stock and, in many cases, the deaths were due to irritant poison ... Read More

An Unusual Type of Tick Found on Sheep
Written by: H Yeoman
Unusual seasons, such as droughts, bring along new diseases and parasites, and a new type of sheep tick came under my notice during the height of the recent drought and at midsummer time ... Read More


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