The Effect of Disease on Animal Production
C. C. BLUMER, B.V.Sc., Chief, Division of Animal Industry, N.S.W.
We could, with profit, study the situation of animal production as far as major contributions are concerned, excluding wool; namely, lamb, mutton, beef and pork ... Read More
J. C. KEAST, B.V.Sc., Principal Veterinary Research Officer, Glenfield.
Ovine Brucellosis, like Brucella infections in other animals, is primarily an infection of the genitalia of both rams and ewes ... Read More
An Unusual Case of Traumatic Balanitis in Border Leicester Rams
D. H. MUMFORD, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Dubbo
The condition of "Sheath Rot" ("Balanitis", "Pizzle Rot") has been recognised for many years as a relatively common complaint in wethers ... Read More
Bovine Functional Infertility
J. S. HEALEY, B.V.Sc., District Veterinary Officer, Grafton
Functional infertility is that type of lowered breeding performance resulting from disturbance of function of one or more genital organs, from conditions other than infection ... Read More
Infertility in Sheep Grazing on Red Clover
E. A. FARLEIGH, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Glen Innes
Up to recent years many reports from various workers in Western Australia would have suggested that infertility associated with grazing of clover-dominant pastures was limited to that State ... Read More
The Importance of the Frequency of Replenishment in Exhausting Sheep Dips
N. P. H. GRAHAM, B.V.Sc., McMaster Laboratory, C.S.I.R.O., Sydney.
Since the chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides have been used in sheep dips, attention has been drawn in many scientific papers to the problem caused by the exhaustion of insecticide from the wash ... Read More
Haemorrhagic Diseases in Chickens
B. SINKOVIC, Dr. Med. Vet., Veterinary Research Station, Glenfield.
Haemorrhagic Disease, more correctly known as "Haemorrhagic syndrome in chickens", made its first appearance in New South Wales in 1954 ... Read More
Some Recent Advances in Genetics from the Point of View of Animal Breeding
J. S. F. BARKER, B.Agr.Sc., Dept. of Animal Husbandry, University of Sydney
Before considering some of the recent advances in genetics, it is desirable first to talk about animal breeding as it is known today ... Read More
Some Newer Virus Diseases Of Farm Animals
K. G. JOHNSTON, B.V.Sc. Dip. Bact. (Lond.), University of Sydney; School of Veterinary Science, Rural Veterinary Centre, Camden, NSW.
Viruses are ultraparasites growing only in living cells - hence the virologist has grown these agents in their natural host, laboratory animals or the developing chick embryo ... Read More
Sudan Grass Poisoning in Cattle
A. R. OMAR, B.V.Sc. (Sydney), Malaya.
General considerations of cyanogenesis and factors affecting it, are reviewed. Some new experimental data as well as theoretical discussion on cyanide poisoning are described ... Read More
Cancer of the Bovine Eye
D. J. WALKER, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Armidale.
In the Armidale District increasing ante-mortem inspections of cattle result from application of the provisions of the Cattle Compensation Act and focus more attention on eye cancer ... Read More
Apparent Water Intoxication in Cattle
K. S. F. BRAY, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Hay.
It is known that humans have perished through lack of water, particularly in hot weather, and that death is more certain or hastened if water provided afer abstinence is copious, fresh and cold ... Read More
M.R. BARRY, B.V.Sc., Veterinary Inspector, Albury
Field trials could be undertaken now as a regular function of Veterinarian Inspectors; to provide local knowledge and to improve the officer's status and professional interests ... Read More