Hog Cholera: Prevention and Treatment

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"The Bureau of Animal Industry for many years has made a study of the disease [hog cholera] and finally evolved the 'anti-hog-cholera serum,' which ca be regarded as the only known reliable preventive agent. It is the only agent which has been proved to have curative properties. This serum is now manufactured by several State institutions and by private firms licensed by the Secretary of Agriculture for the purpose. The use of the serum is described fully herein, including treatment of herds, brood sows, young pigs, etc.: 1) confine sick hogs, 2) use serum, 3) employ sanitary measures, 4) disinfect, ... continued below

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32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Dorset, M. (Marion) & Hess, O. B. 1917.

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"The Bureau of Animal Industry for many years has made a study of the disease [hog cholera] and finally evolved the 'anti-hog-cholera serum,' which ca be regarded as the only known reliable preventive agent. It is the only agent which has been proved to have curative properties. This serum is now manufactured by several State institutions and by private firms licensed by the Secretary of Agriculture for the purpose. The use of the serum is described fully herein, including treatment of herds, brood sows, young pigs, etc.: 1) confine sick hogs, 2) use serum, 3) employ sanitary measures, 4) disinfect, 5) cooperate." -- p. 2. Also includes a discussion about how to identify infected hogs.

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32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued August 1917.

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Dorset, M. (Marion) & Hess, O. B. Hog Cholera: Prevention and Treatment, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85832/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.