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IN A--e.qd6Tr441.A Taimssued 10, 1919.
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BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDU-0
JOHN R. MOHLER, CHIEF OF BU aU.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS.
[This publication is issued monthly for the dissemination of information, instructions,
rultaings, etc., concerning the work of the Bureau of Animal Industry. Free distribution
is limited to persons in the service of the bureau, establishments at which the Federal
meat inspection is conducted, public officers whose duties make It desirable for them to
have such information, and journals especially concerned. Others desiring copies may
obtain them from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Wash-
in charge of a station or branch of the bureau service, who should promptly distribute
ington, D. C., at 5 cents each, or 50 cents a year. A supply will be sent to each official
copies to members of his force. A file should be kept at each station for reference.]
Changes In directory-------------- 1
Animals slaughtered under Federal
meat inspection, December, 1918- 2
Imports of food animals and of meats
and meat food products---------- 2
Foreign officials authorized to sign
inspection certificates for meat and
products for importation into the
United States----------------- 3
Inspection and testing of animals for
Canada ----------------------- 4
Licenses for veterinary biological
Roll of honor-------------------- 5
Results of prosecutions for violations
of laws-------- ---------
Permitted disinfectant -----
Permitted arsenical dip ------
Amendment 2 to B. A. I. Order
Amendment 1 to Joint Order No. 3-
Canadian order in council---------
Notice regarding street-car, cab, and
bus fares----------- ---
Publications in January---_
Organization of the Bureau of Ani-
mal Industry ----------
CHANGES IN DIRECTORY.
Meat Inspection Inaugurated.
Creelman & Co., 749 West Forty-seventh Street, Chicago, Ill.
Illinois Farmers Packing Co., Ottawa, Ill.
Omaha Packing Co., Thirty-eighth and M Streets, Omaha, Nebr.
Guilfoil Packing Co., 20-22 North Second Street, Kansas City, Kans.
J. T. Polk Co., Mound City, Ill. (substation of National Stock Yards, Ill.)
Valentine's Meat Juice Co., 601 East Cary Street, Richmond, Va.
Warren Beef Co., 155 Blackstone Street, Boston, Mass.
Meat Inspection Withdrawn.
585 Daniel Poggendick, Cincinnati, Ohio.
172 Superior Margarine Manufacturing Co., Providence, R. L
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY.
Meat Inspection Reinaugurated Following Suspeqsion.
229 V. W. Joyner & Co., Smithfield, Va. (substation of Baltimore, Md.)
221 P. D. Gwaltney, jr., & Co., Smithfield, Va.
Change in Name of Official Establishment.
*726 Neuhoff Packing Co., Nashville, Tenn., instead of Neuhoff Abattoir &
Change in Address of Official Establishment.
185 Liberty Provision Co., 631 Franklin Street, Trenton, N. J., instead of 221
Madison, Wis., tuberculosis eradication, Dr. J. S. Healy, care Commissioner of
Ottawa, Ill., meat inspection, Dr. E. J. Igoe, care Illinois Farmers Packing Co.
Mound City, Ill., meat inspection (substation of National Stock Yards, Ill.).
Smithfield, Va., meat inspection (substation of Baltimore, Md.).
Change Dr. Hugh C. Kershner, Kansas City, Kans., to Mr. Hugh C. Kershner,
Kansas City, Kans.
Inspection at Establishment 65, The Cincinnati Abattoir Co., 3241 Spring Grove
Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, extended to include its plant at 1010 Oehler Street,
formerly known as Establishment 65-A; the use of this number is discon-
ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT
Station. Cattle. Calves. Sheep. Goats. Swine.
Chicago...................................... 276,097 38,467 343,424 1,028 1,069,363
Fort Worth.................................. 56,657 35,830 6,261 3,349 115,173
KansasCity................................ 164.910 24,391 62,175 3,309 504,289
National Stock Yards ........................... 74,897 11,531 21,304 2,618 241,773
Omaha.......................................... 94,707 8,733 116,111 65 332,810
St. Louis...................................... 23,306 2,656 3,163 23 162,413
Sioux City..................................... 32,930 2,331 31,346 1 174,088
South St. Joseph............................... 51,927 5,432 38,418 104 277,764
All other establishments ......................... 384,354 119,558 348,725 1,140 2,784,217
Total: December, 1918 ....................... 1,159,785 249,109 970,927 11,637 5,661,890
December, 1917 ....................... 1,002,540 21.,930 808,799 16,230 3,722,599
12 months ended December. 1918..... 11,773,769 3,489,521 9,947,702 155,361 40,390,783
12 months ended December, 1917.... 10,350,052 3,142,721 9,344,994 165,660 33,909,704
IMPORTS OF FOOD ANIMALS AND OF MEATS AND
The statements following show the imports of food animals and of meats and
meat food products inspected by the Bureau of Animal Industry during Decem-
ber, 1918, with figures for other periods for comparison.
Imports of food animals.
Country of export. Cattle. Swine. Sheep. Goats.
Mexico......................................................... 4,071 145 1,530 9,475
Canada........................................................ 32,047 863 21,391 1
Total: December, 1918..................................... 36,118 1,008 22,971 9,476
December, 1917..................................... 15,025 3,273 5,216 1
12 months ended December, 1918 .................... 363,482 8,147 171,687 41,571
12 months ended December, 1917 .................... 339,173 17,298 184,897 21,127
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS.
Imports of nimeat and meat food products.
Fresh and refrigerated.
r_____________ Canned Other Total
Country of export, and cured. products, weight.
Pounds. Pounds. Pounds. Pounds. Pounds.
Argentina................................ ........................ 9.699,696 ........... 9,699,696
Australia............................................. .... ... .... .. ....... 117 ........... 117 11
Brazil ............... ... ... ............. ........... ............ 1,94.3, 4 A0............ 1,943,460
Canada.................................... 3.247,0S3 417,945 1,299,737 25,030 5,019,845
Uruguay ................................ ... ..................... 0,045,202 --20,045,202
Other countries ............................ 3.50,327 ............................. 1,614 351,941
Total: December. 1918................ 3,597,410 447,945 32,988,212 26,694 37,060,261
December, 1917 .................. 1,233,711 333,127 1,620,308 1,061,070 4.24S,216
12monthsended December,1918. 18,5S0,06S 3,305,643 116,924,931 6,286.382 145,097,0 24
12 monthsended December, 1917.1 17,218,564 10,075,658 10,179,755 8,977,845 46,481,822
Condemned in December, 1918: Beer, 76,747 pound%.
FOREIGN OFFICIALS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN INSPECTION CER-
TIFICATES FOR MEAT AND PRODUCTS FOR IMPORTATION INTO
THE UNITED STATES.
The following is an addition to the list of names, addresses, and facsimile sig-
natures of foreign national Government officials authorized to sign and issue
certificates of inspection for meat and meat food products offered for importa-
tion into the United States.
Country, name, and address.
Dr. Jayme de Andrade,
Grande do Sul.
Fred F. Saint, care H. C.
Leslie, Swift Canadian Co.,
Keele Street, Toronto.
A. A. Lockhart, care P. Burns
& Co., Ltd., Calgary, Al-
R. Langlois, care 1127 Keele
The name M. McCullough, Toronto, Canada, which appeared in Service and
Regulatory Announcements for October, 1918, should be Hugh McCullough.
We yc .g XAI-
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY.
INSPECTION AND TESTING OF ANIMALS FOR CANADA.
The following changes have been made in the list of practicing veterinarians
registered by the bureau and authorized to inspect and test with mallein horses,
mules, and asses intended for export to Canada:
Names Removed from List.
Dr. G. W. Blanche, Belle Plaine, Iowa.
Dr. W. A. Lyon, Harlem, Mont.
Name Added to List.
Dr. P. MacKintosh, Yakima, Wash.
LICENSES FOR VETERINARY BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS.
The following changes hare been made in the list of licenses for the manu-
facture of veterinary biological products for the year 1919 under the fict of
Congress of March 4, 1913 (37 Stat., 832), and the -regulations made thereunder
(B. A. 1I. Order 196) :
License Date. Name and address of firm. Products.
H. K. Mulford Co., Glen Olden, Pa.......
Park, Davis & Co., Rochester, Mich.,
and Atwater and McDougall Streets,
Anthrax vaccine; antianthrax serum;
antiblackleg serum; antibotulinus se-
rum: antibovine abortion serum; anti-
canine-distemper serum; antiequine-
abortion serum; antihemorrhagic-sep-
ticemia serum (bovine): antihog-
cholera serum; anti-influenza serum
(equine); antipyogenes-bacillus serum
(bovine); antistreptococcic serum
(equine); antiwhite-scour serum (bo-
vine); autogenous bacteria; blackleg
aggression; blackleg filtrate; blackleg
vaccine; bovine-abortion bacteria; bo-
vine-abortion serobacterin; bovine-
abortion serovaccine; canine-distemper
serobacterin; equine-abortion bacteria
(mixed); equine-abortion serobacterin
(mixed); equine-influenza bacteria
(mixed); equine-influenza serobacterin
(mixed); hemorrhagic-septicemia bac-
terin (bovine); hemorrhagic-septicemia
bacteria (swine): hemorrhagic-septi-e
cemia serovaccine (bovine): mallein;
normal horse serum; polyvalent bacte-
rin mixed (bovine); polyvalent bacte-
rin mixed (canine); polyvalent bacte-
rin mixed (equine); polyvalent bacte-
rin mixed (swine); pyogenes-bacillus
serobacterin (bovine); rabies vaccine;
staphylo bacteria (equine); strepto
bacteria (equine): tetanus antitoxin;
tuberculin: white-scour serobacterin,
Anthrax vaccine; antianthrax serum;
antiblackleg serum; antidistemper se-
rum (canine); anti-influenza serum
(equine); antistreptococcic serum
(equine); antiwhite-scoir serum (bo-
vine); black leg aggression; blackleg vao-
cine; bovine hemorrhagio-septicemia
bacteria: bovine hemorrhagic-septi-
cemia vaccine; canine-distemper bac-
terin: canine-distemper mixed bacte-
rin: colon bacteria (equine); equine-
influenza bacteria; equine-influenza
mixed bacteria; mallein: mixed-infec-
tion phylacogen (equine); pneumonia
hpbylacogen equinee; staphylococcus
acterin combined (equine); staphylo-
coccus-streptococcus bacteria (canine);
streptococcus bacteria (equine); strep-
coccus staphylococcus bactermn
(equine); tetanus antitoxin; tuber-
6 I Jan. 21
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS.
LNoe.se Date. Name and address of firm. Products.
6 Jan. 7 Pitman-Moore Company, near Zionsville, Autogenous bacteria; hemorrhagic-septi-
Ind. cemia bacterin (for sheep): hemorrhs-
gic-septicemia vaccine (for cattle):
emorrhagic-septicemia vaccine (for
sheep); hemorrhagic-septicemia vac-
cine (for swine); mixed bacteria (for
31 Jan. 11 The Comparative Vaccine Laboratories, Bulgaricus -bacilli; canine distemper
(lnc.), 129-133 Grand Avenue, Brook- mixed vaccine; distemper, shipping
lyn, N. Y. fever and pneumonia mixed vaccine
(equine); mixed infection vaccine
39-B Jan. 11 Purity Serum Co. of Texas, Fostepco Antihog-cholera serum; hog-cholera vi-
Heights, Fort Worth, Tex. rus.
41 Jan. 7 Kinsley Laboratories, Rooms 401-2-3 Anti-influenza mixed bacterin (equine):
New Centre Building, Fifteenth and hemorrhagic-septicemis combined bac-
Troost Streets, Kansas Cith, Mo. termin (avianj ;, hemorrhagic-septicemia
combined bacterin (bovine): hemor-
rhagic-septicemia combined bacterin
(equine); hemorrhagic-septicemia com-
bined bacterin bovine): hemorrhagic-
S septicemia combined bacterin (por-
cine): pyaemic-arthritis mixed bac-.
52 Jan. 18 The Cutter Laboratory, Seventh and Antidistemper and anti-influenza serum
Dwight Way, Sixth and Grayson (equine); bacillus abortus baeterin
Streets, Berkeley, Cal. (bovine); bacillus-abortus vaccine (bo-
54 Jan. II KansasState Agricultural College, Veteri- Antiblackleg serum; blackleg aggression;
nary Laboratories. Manhattan, Kans. blackleg filtrate: blackleg vaccine.
ROLL OF HONOR.
The following are the names of former bureau employees who were granted
leave to enter the military service of the United States and who have since died
while in that service. Their names are recorded as an addition to those pub-
lished in Service and Regulatory Announcements for November, 1918, page 96,
and December. 1918, page 103:
Atbur B. Bjornstad, of Minnesota, stenographer and typewriter, appointed in the bu-
reau June 3, 1916, received commission as ensign in the Pay Corps of the United States
Navy July 26, 1917, and later promoted to lieutenant (senior grade), died of pneumonia
at Paris, France, October 6, 1918.
Frank M. Colcord, of Nebraska. agent In dairying, appointed in the bureau January 15,
1918, entered the military service October 9, 1918, died in military training camp on
October 21, 1918, of Spanish influenza.
RESULTS OF PROSECUTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS.
Penalties have been imposed in prosecutions for violations of regulatory laws,
as reported to the bureau, as follows:
Live-Stock Quarantine Law.
C. E. Schaff. receiver Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co. (3 cases), $300
Mobile & Ohio Railway Co., $100 fine and $13.70 costs.
Illinois Central Railroad Co., $100 fine.
TexWas & Pacific Railway Co. (2 cases), $200 fines and $33.20 costs.
Southern Railway Co., $100 fine and $8.28 costs.
Wyoming Securities Co., $100 fine.
Twenty-Eight Hour Law.
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co., $100 fine and $20.01 costs.
Kansas City Southern Railway Co., $200 fine and $13.70 costs.
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY.
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Co. (3 cases), $550 fines and $24.12
Great Northern Railway Co., $200 fine and $12.06 costs.-
Illinois Central Railroad Co. (2 cases), $200 fines and $14.12 costs.
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. (12 cases), $1,300 fines and $205.97 costs.
Cleveland, Chicago, Cincinnati & St. Louis Railway Co. (2 cases), $200 fines
and $13.61 costs.
New York Central Railroad Co. (15 cases), $1,600 fines and $72.40 costs.
Chas. E. Schaff, receiver Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co., $100 fine
and $18.68 costs.
Attention is invited to the notice in Service and Regulatory Announcements
for December, 1918, in which permission was granted for the use of "Rogers
50% Cresol Solution Revised." The manufacturer now requests that this prod-
uct be designated as Rogers 50% Cresol Solution." Employees of the bureau
and other interested persons will please take note of this change of name.
In accordance with the provisions contained in the regulations of this depart-
ment governing the interstate movement of live stock (B. A. I. Order 245), the
bureau has granted permission for the use of Sapo-Cresol-Special" manu-
factured by the Cremoline Disinfecting Co., 17 South Main Street, St. Louis,
Mo., as a substitute for compound solution of cresol, U. S. P., in the general
disinfection of cars, yards, and other premises. This product should not be
confused with Sapo-Cresol," permission for the use of which was withdrawn
on November 19, 1918.
PERMITTED ARSENICAL DIP.
For Cattle for Ticks.
The bureau has granted permission for the use of "Lariat Arsenical Dip," in
the official dipping of cattle for ticks. The dilution for the dipping of cattle
for interstate movement is 1 gallon of dip to not more than 127 gallons of
water, which will yield a solution containing not less than 0.22 per cent actual
AMENDMENT 2 TO B. A. I. ORDER 259.
Regulations for the Inspection and quarantine of horses, cattle, sheep, swine,
and other animals imported into the United States, amending regulations 37
Effective on and after February 1, 1919.
The regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture for the inspection and quar-
antine of horses, cattle, sheep, swine, and other animals imported into the
United States, issued under date of April 23, 1918, effective May 1, 1918, as
amended, are hereby further amended as follows:
In line 10, of regulation 37, the figures 60 arc substituted in lieu of the figures 30.
Regulation 45 Is revoked and the following regulation is substituted in lieu thereof:
Regulation 45.-Paragraph 1. All swine shall be subject to inspection and shall be
accompanied by a certificate signed by a Canadian official veterinarian certifying to the
facts set forth in either of the following paragraphs (a) or (b).
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS.
(a) For swine immunized by the -imultaneous inoculatiwm with antihog-cholera serum
and hog-cholera virus, the certificate shall show the nonexistence of hog cholera and
swine plague ou the premises in which the swine were kept during the period of 60 days
immediately preceding the date of shipment, and that the swine were disinfected, after
immunization as herein provided, in a 2 per cent solution of compound solution of cresol
U'. S. P. or a permitted substitute and were held in noninfectiohs pens for at least 3
hours before being loaded for transportation or otherwise moved into the United States.
(b) For all other swine, the certificate shall show that no swine plague or hog cholera
has existed within a radius of 5 miles of the premises in which they have been kept for
a period of six months immediately preceding the date of shipment.
Paragraph 2. All swine imported under this regulation must be accompanied by an
affidavit of the owner or importer that the certificate of the official Canadian veterinarian
presented therewith covers the swine in question.
Paragraph 3. Swine not accompanied by the affidavit and certificate provided for by
this regulation will be subject to a quarantine of two weeks at the expense of the owner
or importer, under the supervision of the inspector.
This amendment shall become and be effective on and after February 1, 1919.
AMENDMENT 1 TO JOINT ORDER NO. 3.
United States Treasury Department and United States Department of Agriculture.
Amendment 1 to regulations providing for the importation into the United
States of tick-infested cattle from Mexico, South and Central America, the
islands of the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea.
Effective on and after January 1, 1919.
WASHINGTON, D. C., December 0., 1918.
Under authority of the act of Congress approved November 21, 1918, entitled "An
act to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out, during the fiscal year ending
June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nineteen, the purposes of the act entitled An act
to provide further for the national security and defense by stimulating agriculture and
facilitating the distribution of agricultural products'" (Public. No. 243), Joint Order
No. 3 of the United States Departments of Treasury and Agriculture providing for the
importation into the United States of tick-infested cattle from Mexico, South and Cen-
tral America, the islands of the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea, dated April 23,
1918, is hereby amended in the following particulars:
Regulation 1 is revoked and the following regulation substituted in lieu thereof:
Regulation 1. All tick-infested cattle offered for importation for immediate slaugh-
ter at the port of entry from the Republic of Mexico, South and Central America,
the islands of the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea, shall be imported only
through the following ports: Galveston, Port Arthur, and Texas City. Tex.; New
Orleans, La. ; Pensacola, Jacksonville, and Tampa, Fla.; Savannah, Ga.; Mobile,
Ala.; Norfolk, Va. ; Baltimore, Md.; Philadelphia, Pa.; New York, N. Y. Boston,
Mass : San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, Cal.; Seattle, Wash.; and all
tick-infested cattle shipped from the Virgin Islands to Porto Rico shall be imported
at San Juan. P. R.
Regulation 10 of said Joint Order No. 3 shall be amended so as to read as follows:
Regulation 10. The provisions of these regulations shall not apply to tick-infested
cattle imported from Mexico into Texas for purposes other than immediate slaugh-
ter at the port of entry, the importation of which cattle shall be governed by the
provisions of B. A. I. Order No. 259, nor, unless specifically applicable thereto, to
tick-infested cattle shipped from the Virgin Islands to Porto Rico.
The following regulation, designated as regulation 13, is added:
Regulation 13. Tick-infested cattle may be shipped from the Virgin Islands to
Porto Rico for any purpose when the said cattle are otherwise free from disease.
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CANADIAN ORDER IN COUNCIL.
Attention of bureau inspectors Is called to the following Canadian order in
council, dated December 21, 1918:
The regulations under the contagious diseases act," established by the order in
council of the 30th November, 1909, and amendments thereto, are hereby further amended
The word thirty in section 39 of the said regulations is hereby struck out and
the word sixty substituted therefore.
The words except pure-bred double-treated hogs" are hereby added after the
words "all swine" where such words first appear in section 42 (a).
The words by the certificate of a veterinarian of the Bureau of Animal Industry,
or the certificate of a State veterinarian endorsed by a bureau veterinary inspector
stating that neither swine plague nor hog cholera has existed in the herd In which
the hogs were kept during the six months immediately preceding date of shipment
and are hereby added after the word "accompanied in section 42 (0).
NOTICE REGARDING STREET-CAR, CAB, AND BUS FARES.
The department is in receipt of instructions under date of February 13,
1919, from the Auditor for the State and other departments as follows:
After March 1, 1919, satisfactory explanations will be required where cabs or
other means of transportation more expensive than street cars are used.
Street-car fares charged by employees receiving a per diem in lieu of sub-
sistence to place of work and return for one or more days will be disallowed.
Employees of this bureau will be governed accordingly.
[The bureau keeps no mailing list for sending publications to individual employees, but
publications are sent in bulk to officers in charge for distribution to members of their
forces. The number of copies sent varies with the subject or nature of the publications
and the number and class of employees. Officers in charge will use their Judgment and
distribute publication to best advantage. So far as possible additional copies will be fur-
nished on request.]
Department Bulletin 739. The Significance of the Colon Count in Raw Milk.
By S. Henry Ayers and Paul W. Clemnmer, Dairy Division. Pp. 35, pL 3.
Department Bulletin 747. The Economical Use of Fuel in Milk Plants and
Creameries. By John T. Bowen, Dairy Division. Pp. 47, figs. 14.
Farmers' Bulletin 1017. Cattle Scab and Methods of Control and Eradica-
tion. By Marion Imes, Zoological Division. Pp. 29, figs. 15.
First Care of Baby Chicks. Four-page leaflet issued by the Animal Hus-
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