Browsing 1978 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 45, 1978 by Issue Date

Browsing 1978 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 45, 1978 by Issue Date

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  • De Kock, V.E.; Steyn, P.J.J; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : Government Printer, 1978)
  • Buys, S.B.; Steyn, P.J.J; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    A chicken meat infusion broth was prepared by various formulations and tested in 200ℓ volumes for their suitability to support the growth of Haemophilus gallinarum. The best yield (0, 1% packed cells, or 10⁹ colony-forming ...
  • Barrowman, P.R.; Coetzer, J.A.W.; Kellerman, T.S.; De Vos, A.J.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    When administered subcutaneously in 2 equal daily doses at a total dosage rate of 20 mg/kg, amicarbalide was found to be an effective agent for controlling acute infections of Anaplasma marginate and A. centrale in intact ...
  • Carmichael, I.H.; Koster, Susan; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    A total of 32 042 cattle, slaughtered at the Pretoria, Johannesburg and Durban abattoirs, was examined for parafilariosis and as many animals as possible were traced to the farms from which they originated. The disease is ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    The seasonal incidence of nematode infestations in pigs raised under semi-intensive conditions was determined by the monthly slaughter of 2-4 tracer pigs exposed to infestation in an earthern floored pen for periods of 1 ...
  • Theodoridis, A.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    Twelve slow-growing virus isolates propagated in tissue culture from cattle with epididymitis and vaginitis were identified as herpes viruses by virtue of their biological, physicochemical and morphological characteristics. ...
  • Viljoen, J.H.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    In order to determine the larvicidal action of different insecticides against both susceptible and resistant blowfly strains in the Republic of South Africa, an attempt was made to find a suitable in vitro method for ...
  • Fuls, W.J.P.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    A procedure is described for the production of a highly concentrated Bacteroides nodosus bacterin. An oil adjuvant bacterin which elicited the best antibody response in rabbits produced a response in sheep which lasted for ...
  • Belonje, P.C.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    A study was made, over a period of 29 weeks, of the interrelationship between calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P) levels while monitoring those of magnesium (Mg) in ovine bone, soft tissues, faeces, urine and rumen fluid as ...
  • Spickett, A.M.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    The effects of ⁶⁰Co irradiation on Amblyomma hebraeum Koch, 1844 were studied by mating normal females to males irradiated to attain dosages of 0, 2, 4, 6 and 8 kilorad. The males of all 5 groups were observed mating 7 ...
  • Spickett, A.M.; Malan, J.R.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    Virgin females of both Boophilus decoloratus and Boophilus microplus, when mated with males of the other species, subsequently produced sterile eggs. Counts of spermiophore capsules in female seminal receptacles showed ...
  • De Vos, A.J.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    A strain of Babesia bovis, which has been routinely used in the locally produced babesiosis vaccine for two decades and maintained by needle passage, was of low virulence and therefore safe, but it induced poor protection ...
  • De Kock, V.E.; Steyn, P.J.J; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
  • Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Theodoridis, A.; Van Heerden, Anneline; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    This is a report on the clinical signs of Wesselsbron disease in 37 lambs and the pathology of 4 natural and 12 experimental cases. Generally the symptoms were ill-defined. At autopsy 13 of the 14 lambs revealed a mild to ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Steyn, P.J.J; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    Two to four impala in the Nylsvley Nature Reserve were culled each month from February 1975- February 1976. Two trematode species, 1 cestode species and 13 species of nematodes were recovered from these antelope. Of ...
  • Tustin, R.C.; Verster, Anna; Steyn, P.J.J; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    Unattached immature cysticerci of Taenia hydatigena were transferred surgically to the peritoneal cavities of 4 sheep. Mature infective cysticerci were recovered from the recipient sheep 3 and 5, 8 months later. A fully ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    Four blesbok culled in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve during May 1972 were each infested with Trichostrongylus axei and /mpalaia nudicollis. Some of these animals also harboured Haemonchus bedfordi, Haemonchus contortus, ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    A total of 52 pigs slaughtered at the Pretoria Municipal Abattoir over a period of 1 year was examined for parasitic helminths. Twenty-six of these pigs were marketed by farmers and 26 by speculators. Of the pigs marketed ...
  • Sutherland, B.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1978)
    Experiments with Stomoxys calcitrans adults showed that different blood diets markedly affect the lifespan and reproductive potential of this species. When fed on blood from herbivores (cattle, sheep, goat, horse and donkey) ...
  • Verster, Anna; Tustin, R.C.; Reinecke, R.K.; Steyn, P.J.J; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1978)
    Sheep were experimentally infested with the larval stage of Taenia multiceps. On Day 36 postinfestation 2 animals were treated intraperitoneally with mebendazole at 40 mg/kg body mass. Mature viable coenuri were present ...