OVERVIEW OF LIVESTOCK DISEASES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA IN THE PERIOD FROM AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN OCCUPATION TO LIBERATION

Petar Džaja, Edin Šatrović, Lejla Krkalić, Krešimir Severin

Abstract


In his report on the state of livestock breeding, dr Vukovic reported about the problems related to infectious diseases of domestic animals in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the dynamics of their appearance as well as the methods and the speed of disease suppression. The author stated that soon the Law on Cattle Pest was adopted stipulating provisions to prevent occurrence and spreading of infectious diseases of domestic animals. Considering the historic organization of veterinary activities in this region, the author listed names of meritorious veterinarians. Despite almost 90 years passed from the publication of his paper, described were the timings of the outbrakes of infectious diseases in BiH, their rapid suppression, and separation of the veterinary service from the sanitary service.

Key words: livestock breeding, veterinary service, Bosnia and Herzegovina


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