Category Archives: Bovines

Is Tuberculosis similar in one medical field and the other? The trajectory of the BCG vaccine in France, 1900-1954.

This article presents the trajectory of the BCG vaccine, used against bovine and human tuberculosis, in France, from the beginning of the 20 th century to the end of the 1950’s. It reveals how Camille Guerin, one of the vaccine … Continue reading

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About the rinderpest in Oise during the war 1870-1871

Olivier BERGER, with Jean-Pierre BESSE (†) Historien diplômé de Paris-Sorbonne 28 Résidence La Vallée 91120 Palaiseau olivierberger@laposte.net The epizootic plague that affected France with the Prussian invasion in 1870 is studied in the Oise county. A first chart counts the … Continue reading

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Glossanthrax in herbivores, an extinct disease ?

par François Vallat Content: a review of epizootics that occurred in Europe from 1682 to 1838, and a reminder of their chronology as well as their spatial and temporal distribution. Results of research undertaken by the author to elucidate the … Continue reading

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From the “cocotte” to the threat of the Foot and mouth disease

par Bernard Toma Content: A parallel between the knowledge on Foot and mouth disease at Nocard’s time and on current time. It allows thus to measure the progress done, but also to demonstrate the part of precursor played by Nocard … Continue reading

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Care of the livestock, an ancestral tradition among the Fulanis

par Michel Lobry Content: A short overview of the methods used by the Fulanis since ancient times, to take care of their livestock and treat them against the main diseases that prevail in Africa. Lire l’article

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Cattle rearing in Ancient Egypt Content

par Annelise Roman, Docteur Vétérinaire Abstract : overview of our knowledge of cattle reared in Ancient Egypt (origin and breeds of cattle), on their role in rural economics, on their use for human consumption or in handicrafts and their religious … Continue reading

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Henri Velu (1887-1973), a pioneer of the Veterinary medicine in Morocco : an introduction

by Claude Milhaud* et Jean-Louis Coll** *Vétérinaire Biologiste Général Inspecteur (2°s.) ** Vétérinaire en Chef (C.R.) General biography of the French Veterinarian Henri Velu, general structure of his activities in Morocco (historical context, outline of his activities in the field … Continue reading

Posted in 2005, Bovines, Contemporary, Horses, S-V, Tropical | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thomas BATES, Surgeon to His Majesty, and sick cows: successful management of the rinderpest epizootic in 1714 ?

by François Vallat, Docteur Vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire, Adel. francoisvallat@hotmail.com This article contents a brief review of a rinderpest outbreak that occurred in the vicinity of London in 1714, followed by a report and some comments on the measures recommended … Continue reading

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François-Hilaire Gilbert and the Treatise on Artificial Grasslands

par Dominique Poulain, Maître de Conférences d’Agronomie et Histoire de l’Agriculture. Laboratoire de Science du Végétal, Agrocampus Rennes, Adel. Dominique.Poulain@agrocampus-rennes.fr Presentation and analysis of the Treatise on Artificial Grasslands by François-Hilaire Gilbert. Historical and agricultural background of its publication, with … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Bovines, G-L, Modern, People, Sheeps and goats, Zootechny | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Felix Vicq d’Azyr and the 1774-1776 epizootic (in south-western France)

by François Vallat, Docteur Vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire, Adel. francoisvallat@hotmail.com The rinderpest plague in south-western France from 1774 to 1776 was an opportunity for the young physician, Felix Vicq d’Azyr, sent to the region by the French Académie des Sciences, … Continue reading

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