Report of the Select Committee on the Agricultural Department [With Proceedings, Minutes of Evidence and Appendix]; Printed by Order of the Legislative Council, May, 1904

Report of the Select Committee on the Agricultural Department [With Proceedings, Minutes of Evidence and Appendix]; Printed by Order of the Legislative Council, May, 1904

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...have been brought down and have been put in tin baths. The Bent ticks have been gathered and collected of f animals which were sufferCIA.-190-i.---AGRICULTUB.AL DEPARTMENT. D W R11?-tau ing from heart-water and have been put on M.1 . .S.n' the clean animals and have produced heartwater in these animals. I think farmers in the Eastern Province are fairly satisfied that the disease is carried by the Bont tick. You can take a Bont tick (which has 3 stages in its life history) in any one phase and put it on a goat. In due time it will produce heart-water in that animal. These are not hypothetical statements but statements of fact. Heart-water ticks put on a clean cow will cause a rise of temperature and blood taken from that cow at that time can produce heart-water when inoculated into a goat. 1487. Perhaps the tick has contracted the disease from the animal?--Probably that is nearer the truth than we think. The disease spreads just the same as malaria is carried by certain mosquitos to human beings. I don't know the beginning ' of all things. Wednesday, 11t/2, Zllay, 1904. PRESENT: MR. WILMOT (Chairman). Mr. Michau. I Sir H. Stockenstrom. Mr. Pretorius. Mr. Rogers. Mr. du Toit. Mr. Claassens. Mr. de Smidt. Mr. C. B. ZlIcNaught0n, examined. 11-B-1488. Chairman You are Conservator of Forests McNaughton.. _ in the Midland Conservancy, and are stationed at M" 11 1904-Knysna?--Yes. 1489. The forest there is a primeval one?--Yes. 1490. You have planted trees there?--Yes. 1491. You have only supplemented that forest, have you not?--No, we have new plantations there as well. 1492. What do they consist of?--The cluster pine, insignis pine, and other pines, eucalypts for railway sleepers, &c., &c....show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236895141