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The Buffalo Fly
Written by: HG Belshcner, Deputy Chief, Division of Animal Industry
The latest report from Queensland states that the "fly line" now runs from below Bundaberg on the Coast, across to Dalby on the Darling Downs, thence to Miles, across to Roma and up to Injune, then north-west to Hughenden, and then due west to Camooweal ... Read More

Subterranean Clover and Infertility of Sheep
Written by: WL Hindmarsh, Director of Veterinary Research, Glenfield
Within the past few years there has appeared in Australia a hitherto undescribed disease of sheep characterised by breeding failure, dystokia, and prolapse of the uterus of the ewe and curious metaplastic changes in wethers, which also may show milk production ... Read More

Infertility and Other Phenomena in Merinos on Mainly Sub. Clover
Written by: TR Jones, Inspector of Stock, Forbes
In September, 1946, advice was received that a grazier was concerned with low lambing percentages and other phenomena in his merino flock ... Read More

Carbon Tetrachloride Poisoning—Sheep
Written by: DJ Walker, Inspector of Stock, Cooma
In the 1945 and 1946 Year Books the writer discussed the role of the nutritional plane in Carbon tetrachloride poisoning, and successive case histories were recorded; four additional cases since have come to notice ... Read More

Unusual Effect of Grass Seed in Sheep
Written by: G Charles, Inspector of Stock, Carcoar
The owner advised that the sheep were suffering from a facial condition characterised by swelling and black staining of the face, and that one ewe had died ... Read More

Chronic Foreign Body Pneumonia
Written by: G Charles, Inspector of Stock, Carcoar
A stud Hereford bull valued at 50 guineas, which had died during the night, without showing any symptoms of illness ... Read More

Apparent Toxicity of /Craspedia chrysantha
Written by: KSF Bray, Inspector of Stock, Hay
It is hoped to describe briefly herein sickness and mortality in travelling cattle, the cause of which was due almost certainty to consumption, en route, of a native plant seldom, if ever, eaten by stock in paddocks ... Read More

Ascaris Infestation in Pigs—Comparative Treatments
Written by: JC Beardwood, Inspector of Stock, Bathurst
Following preliminary work with Sodium fluoride at Glenfield, the Director of Veterinary Research suggested that although treatment with this drug showed considerable promise the indications were that its use could not be guaranteed as absolutely safe; and that trials under field conditions were desirable ... Read More

Stickfast Flea—Control
Written by: JE Cantello, Inspector of Stock, Broken Hill
Stickfast flea is a bloodsucker and it attacks almost anything, including poultry, pigeons, owls, sparrows, magpies, cockatoos, dogs, cats, goats, horses, kangaroos, dingoes, rabbits, foxes, and man himself ... Read More

Stickfast Flea of Poultry
Written by: KV Byrne, Inspector of Stock, Narrandera
The appearance of Stickfast Flea as far east as Narrandera has directed attention to this parasite, and as its ultimate spread to all parts of New South Wales would seem to be only a matter of time, a few notes on it might be of interest ... Read More


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