Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association Volume 22

Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association Volume 22

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...saline laxatives in addition to serum; camphor in oil hypodermatically; sulpho-carbonates per orum; paraffin oil, intestinal sedatives beneficial in intestinal form; pectoral form benefited by pneumonia treatment. One gathers the impression, however, that, on the whole, they have little confidence in the effectiveness of medicinal treatment. S7 answer "None." 6 report no experience. 4 doubt the benefits of any agent. 14 did not answer. The weight of opinion here is clearly to the effect that medicinal agents are of no marked value in treating this disease. QUESTION 16. Have quarantine measures proven helpful in your experience? 43 favor quarantine as a measure of control in this disease. 30 do not favor quarantine. 16 are unable to state, or question the value of quarantine measures. It is interesting to note that, though the answers to this question show considerable variation, all those replying answered it, so that the point would seem to have had consideration by them. QUESTION 17. What are the essentials in the control of hemorrhagic septicemia in your experience? Practically all mention more than one manner of procedure, and the majority recommend some combination of measures as desirable or essential. The suggestions given, in order of frequency, follows: 58 Immunization of exposed animals by some form of bacterin, vaccine, serum or combination of same. 43 Quarantine. 28 Disinfection of premises. 19 Isolation of sick animals. 18 Change of feed or pasture and water. 8 Burning or other effectual destruction of carcasses. 6 Disinfection of cars and stockyards.. 6 Change of location. 4 Early diagnosis. 3 Good water and upland pasture. 3 Good hygienic conditions. 3 Serum treatment of infected animals. 2 Serum and more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236941683
  • 9781236941688