The Control of Contagious Abortion by Calf hood Vaccination

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1947
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Piercy,S. E.
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Within recent years it has become evident that bovine contagious abortion is widespread Throughout Kenya Colony. In the past such striking and deadly diseases as rinderpest and Pleuro-pneumonia have monopolized the attention of farmer and scientist, and it is only Since these major epidemics have been brought under control that the presence and significance of less spectacular diseases such as contagious abortion have emerged from comparative Obscurity. The rapid expansion of the dairy industry, the adoption of improved Methods of animal husbandry, and the importation of valuable stock have all served to focus attention on this disease and its attendant losses through abortion and sterility
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, XIII (No 2), p. 88-97
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