Category Archives: Sheeps and goats

The Old Regime justice system, an unexpected source of education about ovine epidemic diseases. What lessons can be drawn from it in the region of haute Provence, circa 1660-1789?

Éric FABREMaître de conférences à l’IUT d’Aix-Marseille Université site de Digne-les-Bains, Docteur en biologie-écologie. Habilité à diriger des recherches en Histoire moderne et contemporaine eric.fabre@univ-amu.fr Priority must be given to manuscript sources when studying infectious animal diseases in haute Provence … Continue reading

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The sheep of Bas-Berry and liver fluke disease from the end of the 18th to the middle of the 20th century

Nicolas BARON Professeur agrégé d’Histoire-Géographie au Lycée Curie (Châteauroux), 23, rue Berlioz 36000 Châteauroux nicolazig@gmail.com Adopting the “animal point of view” conceptualized by Eric Baratay, this article attempts to reconstruct the lives of sheep from Indre faced with liver fluke … 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

Recalling François-Hilaire Gilbert and the rediscovery of his archives

by Pierre Bonnaud, Docteur-Vétérinaire, ancien directeur des Services vétérinaires de Vendée This article dealing with the history of François-Hilaire Gilbert was written by an enthusiast of this young professor of the Alfort Veterinary School, already well-known, but brought back to … Continue reading

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François-Hilaire Gilbert, a veterinary artist portrayed in fifteen manuscripts

by Laurent Garino, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. l.garino@tiscali.fr This study involves fifteen manuscripts discovered in the François-Hilaire Gilbert Fund and collected by Pierre Bonnaud under the title ‘Pathologies et recherche’. Modern and spiritually reformist, Gilbert tried to achieve rational diagnoses and … Continue reading

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

The Alfort Veterinary School and Merino sheep

by Bernard Denis, Professeur honoraire de l’Ecole vétérinaire de Nantes, Président de la Société d’Ethnozootechnie, Adel. denis.brj@wanadoo.fr This article is dedicated to the research work carried out on Merino sheep at the Alfort Veterinary School. These studies aimed at acclimatising … Continue reading

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“Ginestade”, an unrecognized sheep intoxication?

by François Vallat, Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire, Adel. francoisvallat@hotmail.com In 1782, in his observation – integrally reproduced in annex – of sheep intoxication by the Spanish Broom (Spartium junceum), the Lodève’s veterinarian Thorel only looked upon urinary symptoms. After … Continue reading

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Ovine pathology in the Sologne (France): The aqueous cachexy and the so-called “red disease”, two diseases that have lasted impression

by Bernard Heude, Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en histoire, Adel. bernard.heude@orange.fr Two diseases of wool animals are outstanding for the Sologne inhabitants in the 18 th century and are a major source of worry, as they cause a high rate of … Continue reading

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