Documents and Reports on Foot-And-Mouth Disease - - Fowl Pest

Documents and Reports on Foot-And-Mouth Disease - - Fowl Pest

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...California to reinforce the Bureau and State forc.es in that State, notifying railroads and stockyard companies, preparing press notices, dating and sending out circular letters and other literature which had been prepared for such an emergency, and forwarding office supplies, including forms for reporting the field work. Livestock sanitary, officials and Government inspectors throughout the country, especially west of the Mississippi, were promptly advised regarding the appearance of the disease in California. In addition, radio stations cooperated with the Department in broadcasting warnings and advising livestock owners to watch for symptoms of the disease and to report promptly any suspicious cases to either the State or Federal officials. Headquarters were established at Oakland and Dr. Rudolph Snyder, inspector in charge of' the field forces regularly assigned to California and who had previous experience in foot-and-mouth disease eradication work, was placed in charge of the Bureau field force. At the request of the Bureau, Dr. S. E. Bennett, who had directed Bureau forces in the outbreaks of 1902, 1908, and 1914, and who happened to be in California at the time of the outbreak, was released by the Union Stockyards Company to serve in an advisory capacity to Dr. Snyder and the State officials. The State cooperative activities were headed by Mr. G. H. Hecke, Director of Agriculture, and Dr. J. P. Iverson, Chief of the State Division of Animal Industry. County and municipal officials, peace officers and public-spirited stockmen, also the representatives of numerous organizations, extended their support and assistance to the Federal and State officials in a united effort to eradicate the disease. Later, at the request of Governor...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236761014
  • 9781236761019