Monthly Archives: October 2014

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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The birth, life and death of French veterinary periodicals

par Bernard Toma Content: A chronological inventory of French veterinary periodicals of the last two centuries: precursors, 19th and 20th reviews. Bull-soc-fr-hist-med-sci-vet-2003-14-1 Bull-soc-fr-hist-med-sci-vet-2003-14-2 Bull-soc-fr-hist-med-sci-vet-2003-14-3

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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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Pasteur and the Veterinarians

par Roland Rosset Content: overview of the sometimes difficult relationships established from 1877 unto 1894 between Louis Pasteur and veterinarians, namely H. Bouley, J.A. Bourrel, G.C.Colin, P.V.Galtier et H. Toussaint. A review of the important role played by these veterinarians … Continue reading

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The scientific achievements of Edmond Nocard ( 1850-1903)

par Gérard Orth et Jean-Louis Guénet Content: The main scientific achievements of Edmond Nocard in surgery, bacteriology, epidemiology, hygiene and the prevention of infectious diseases. A review of his close collaboration with Louis Pasteur and Emile Roux. Lire l’article

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An outline of the history of French military veterinarians

par Claude Milhaud Content: a short history of French military veterinarians, divided into three periods: from the establishment of veterinary schools in 1940, from 1940 to 1945 (Second World War) and from 1945 to 2000. The author describes the activities, … Continue reading

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Translation, with a commentary, of fragments of the Hippiatrica

par Diane Menard Content: the first translation from Greek to French of two texts of Apsyrtos and Theomnestos on the conformation of the horse ; comparison of these texts with the knowledge of other authors of ancient times and of … 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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The creation of veterinary teaching

par Pol Jeanjot-Emery Content: recalling the history of treating the first domestic animals, horses in particular. Short panorama of veterinary medicine, from antiquity to date, and description of the conditions for the organisation of early education in veterinary science. Lire … Continue reading

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The veterinary art of Pelagonius, or the practice of horse doctor in the 4th centuryAD

par Valérie Gitton-Ripoll Content: a reminder of the collaboration between the philologists and the veterinarians for the edition and translation of texts of the Greco-Roman age, and on hippiatrics in ancient times. Study on the identification of certain horse diseases … Continue reading

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