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Urinary Calculi of Wethers
K. F. OPFERKUCH, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Broken Hill
As deaths occur in good seasons, when sheep usually are fat and carrying good fleeces, the economic loss is high ... Read More

Diagnosis and Treatment of Footrot in Sheep
D. F. STEWART, D.V.Sc., Dip. Bact., Officer-in-charge, McMaster Laboratory, C.S.I.R.O., Sydney, N.S.W.
As a result of unusually high rainfall in recent years contagious footrot of sheep has spread widely in Australia and has appeared in many areas which are usually free of the disease ... Read More

Dieldren, Aldrin and Diazinon — Use for Control of Lice, Keds and Blowflies
G. C. BRANDER, B.Sc., M.R.C.V.S., Technical Director, William Cooper & Nephews (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
Dieldrin, Aldrin and Diazinon have been found to control both lice and keds at very low levels indeed, and in the case of Dieldrin experiments have shown that it will control both lice and keds at concentrations as low as 0.0005% ... Read More

Fluke and Black Disease
H. MAITLAND WARE, B.V.Sc. Veterinary Inspector, Narrandera.
FLUKE DISEASE is an acute or chronic disease of sheep and cattle caused by infestation with the common liver-fluke, Fasciola hepatica ... Read More

Outbreak of Photosensitisation in Cattle
P. D. CARTER, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Coonabarabran.
In June, 1956, an outbreak of photosensitisation in cattle was investigated; being of particular interest because of the high mortality rate and its possible association with aphis infested thistles ... Read More

Entero-Toxaemia in Calves
D. M. HELWIG, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Research Station, Glenfield.
In an attempt to outline this condition as it occurs in calves it has been necessary to lean rather heavily on case reports in overseas literature, mainly British and American ... Read More

Helminthic Disease of Cattle
HUGH McL. GORDON, B.V.Sc., McMaster Animal Health Laboratory, C.S.I.R.O., Sydney
The precise distribution of cattle parasites has not been fully determined but there are some general indications of regional preferences ... Read More

Notes on Infertility in Dairy Cattle
A. V. MEDENIS, V.M.D. (Riga), Veterinary Surgeon, Gerringong.
From the economical point of view, every farmer wishes his cows to produce a calf in every 12 months in order to get the greatest return in the form of milk, with the least expenditure on food ... Read More

Contagious Bovine Pleuro-Pneumonia
E. SCOTT ROGERS, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Deniliquin
The method of infection is extremely important and considerable difficulty was experienced in proving how it actually occurred under natural conditions ... Read More

Comparative Observations on Some Diseases Common to Turkeys and Fowls in N.S.W.
B. SINKOVIC, Dr. Med. Vet., Veterinary Research Station, Glenfield
There are many diseases which are common to turkeys and fowls. A majority of them manifest themselves nearly identically in both species and the diagnostician, if familiar with the disease of fowls, will not find it difficult to give the right diagnosis in turkeys ... Read More

I.L.T. and Mucoid Tracheitis
M. LINDTNER, D.V.M., Veterinary Research Station, Glenfield.
Although laboratory examination is essential for a definite differential diagnosis between I.L.T. and Mucoid Tracheitis, some differentiating features in symptomatology, history and response to treatment have been observed ... Read More

Definitive Hosts of Echinococcus granulosus in Australia
M. A. GEMMELL. B.V.Sc. Department of Veterinary Pathology and Bacteriology, University of Sydney
No species of animal is susceptible to all parasites and the converse is true that no parasite is capable of existing in all hosts. The majority of parasites infest only a few hosts ... Read More

Haemorrhagic Disease in Chickens
M. LINDTNER, D.V.M., Veterinary Research Station, Glenfield.
Haemorrhagic Disease is a pathological condition of young chickens 3-10 weeks of age; characterised by haemorrhages, anaemia and degenerated bone marrow ... Read More

Flood Relief (Stock) by Air
E. G. LOWE, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Coonamble
There is nothing that is new, of course, in the providing of fodder for stock cut off for any reason, from drought to flood, from their normal supplies; nor is there much that is new in these days in the use of aircraft in the daily life ... Read More

The Humane Coyote Getter
D. J. WALKER, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Armidale
Early in 1954, the use of this gadget in America came to notice. The Armidale Pastures Protection Board was prevailed upon to import fifty with "scent", which we would refer to as "decoy", and shells ... Read More

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