Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bovine vaccination campaigns in Chad, memories of 1960th

par Georges Tacher, Docteur vétérinaire Présentation par François Vallat The author recalls his memories of the cattle vaccination campaigns in Chad between 1960 and 1964, different vaccines, the logistics of touring and some traditions of local people. Bull.soc.fr.hist.méd.sci.vét., 2011, 11 … Continue reading

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Feeding, an evidence of the humanization of the dog?

by François Vallat, Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire, Adel. francoisvallat@hotmail.com A review of documents available on the feeding of hounds from Antiquity to the present suggests a change in practices around 1830, when meat gradually takes the place of bread, … Continue reading

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Achille Urbain (1884-1957): ethology as a pretext. A Pasteur’s follower in the French Natural History Museum

by Thierry Borrel, Professeur Agrégé de Biochimie Génie-biologique Achille Urbain (1884-1957) graduated from Lyon Veterinary School in 1906, but, as early as 1903, had joined the army which he was to leave in1931. While appointed to the military Laboratory for … Continue reading

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A Cherbourg veterinarian’s sign-board painted by Jean-François Millet (1841)

by Hugues Plaideux, Docteur vétérinaire, Email. hugues.plaideux@free.fr This paper presents a Cherbourg veterinarian’s sign-board painted in 1841 by Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875), the future and celebrated author of The Angelus and The Gleaners. Lost sight of in the late XIXth Century, … Continue reading

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The post-mortem inventory of Claude Bourgelat

par Hugues Plaideux, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. hugues.plaideux@free.fr This paper describes an unpublished document about Claude Bourgelat : the inventory drawn up after his death in Paris, 3rd January 1779 (Archives nationales, Minutier central, XXI, 489). Bull.soc.fr.hist.méd.sci.vét., 2010, 10 : 121-154

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French veterinarians killed during the Second World War

by Emmanuel Dumas, Docteur Vétérinaire, Adel. emmanuel.dumas@sfr.fr After a summary of the veterinarians’ job in the French army on the eve of the second world war, you will find the research work done in the veterinary journals of the time … Continue reading

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The Farriery in the Great War

by Roland Bruneau, Adel. roland.bruneau@sfr.fr During the Great War, military smithy is studied on the level of worker, their training, prescribed shoeing, smithy equipment. Use of testimony since mobilization, then during the movement war, and at the time of stabilization … Continue reading

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Overview of fish parasites and diseases before the 20th century

by Jean Blancou† et Pierre de Kinkelin, Docteurs vétérinaires, Adel. pdekinkelin@wanadoo.fr A review of the data available on aquatic animal diseases, from Antiquity to the end of the 19th century. In Antiquity, most of the authors were just content with … Continue reading

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An unpublished manuscript written by Jacques de Solleysel, 1676

par Roger Chouvy, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. chouvyro@wanadoo.fr An autograph manuscript written by Jacques de Solleysel, from which only articles have until now been available, is published here in its entirety. It consists of equine therapeutic notes written in 1676 to … Continue reading

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Jean Héroard, the first French “vétérinaire” and author of the treatise called Hippostologie

par Aurélien Jeandel et Christophe Degueurce, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr. Biographic data about Jean Héroard. Study of the treatises dealing with the osteology of the horse that were published before he produced his book entitled Hippostologie, c’est-à-dire Discours … Continue reading

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