Anthrax or Charbon

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

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"Anthrax or charbon, is an acute infectious disease affecting animals and occasionally man. Cattle and sheep are most susceptible, and none of the domestic animals are exempt.... The most effective method of dealing with anthrax is by prevention. The preventive measures recommended are (1) protecting individual animals by vaccination and (2) burning or deeply burying the carcasses of animals that have died of the disease, so as to avoid infecting the ground. Full information and directions are given in this bulletin." -- title page

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16 p. ; 23 cm.

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Washburn, Henry J. 1917.

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"Anthrax or charbon, is an acute infectious disease affecting animals and occasionally man. Cattle and sheep are most susceptible, and none of the domestic animals are exempt.... The most effective method of dealing with anthrax is by prevention. The preventive measures recommended are (1) protecting individual animals by vaccination and (2) burning or deeply burying the carcasses of animals that have died of the disease, so as to avoid infecting the ground. Full information and directions are given in this bulletin." -- title page

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16 p. ; 23 cm.

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"February, 1917." -- title page. "This bulletin supersedes Farmers' Bulletin 439 on the same subject, and is intended to give valuable information to all who have anything to do with domestic animals." -- p. 3

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The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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Washburn, Henry J. Anthrax or Charbon, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96435/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.