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United States Department of gricultu aS
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY .t

SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNO E:


i APRIL, 1928
This publication is issued monthly for the dissemination of information, instructions, rulings, etc., con-
Corning 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
I deefring copies may obtain them from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office,
Washington, D. C., at 5 cents eaeb, or 25 cents a year. A supply will be sent to each official in charge of
a station or branch of the bureau service, who should promptly distribute copies to members of his force.
A die should be kept at each station for reference.


CONTENTS
Page
diChanges in directory.~.-....~...~.... ~..~..~..~. ~~.... .. .......................~........~......... ...... 31
Notices regarding meat inspection ._-.-~.~.~...........~...~.................~.... ~..~.~.~~......... 32
Meat-inspection reports. .............~.........~........ ...~~..~................~.~...~........... 32
Animal casings of foreign origin..~..~.........~ ..~ .~~~~~..~~.........-............................ 32
Animals slaughtered in Mareb, 1928, under Federal meat i nspection....... ..~....~......... ... 32
Extent of tuberculosis in animals slaughtered at three important markets, March, 198... .... 3
* Causes of condemnation of carcasses, February, 1928................... .... 3
Imports of food animals and of meats and meat food products..............
Summary of tuberealosis-eradication work in cooperation with States, .'
Permitted dip for scabies of cattle and sheep ._...~.....~....... ..,,
Summary of bog-cholera-control work, M~arch, 1928. ~...... 1 ..g".5
Quarantine pens for southern cattle~.~.~...... .......t-. ........ 35
Anti-hog-cholera serum and hog-cholera virus produced und licen~g~f ."....... ... 36
Proceedings under packers and stockyards act_~~.~~........... ....... ... 37
Results of prosecutions for violations of laws .................\ ....~........... .~b~'. ..1 ~ 37
New publications of the bureau................. .. .. e ..... .. 37
Organization of the Bureau of Animal Industry~.._.~....... .. .. ....


CHANGES IN DIREC I\RY 13. .
Meat Inspection Granted
12-M. Kingan Provision Co., Kingan & Co. (Inc.), 700-728 Brook Avenue,
New Y'ork, N. Y'.
*124. Southern Meat Corporation, Eighth Street and Talleyrand Avenue,
Jacksonville, Fla.
Meat Inspection Ez tended
*137. F. A. Ferris & Co., 262-272 Mlott Street, to include Otto Stahl (Inc.),
New York, N. Y.
139. Abraham Plaut, 307-319 Johnson Avenue, to include S. & H. Plaut and
the Boro Veal & Mutton Co. (Inc.), Brooklyn, N. Y.
Change in Name of Omneial Establishment
378. The Cudaby Packing Co. and the Nagle Packing Co., 681-683 Henderson
Street, Jersey City, N. J.
950. Abraham Bros. Packing Co. and Abrahatm Bros. & Co. (Inc.), 705--711
Dudley Street, M~emphis, Tenn.
Change in Address of Oflicial Establishment
*89. The E. K~ahn's Sons Co., Spring Grove Avenue and Alabama Street,
Cincinnati, Ohio, instead of 519 Livingston Street.
Change in Address of Offidal
Dr. R. B. Raffensperger, United States Range Livestock Experiment Station,
Miles City, Mont., instead of 1749 W'est Pershing Road, Chicago, Ill.
Remove Name from List
Dr. F. J. Loomis (deceased), Watertown, N. Y.

*Conducts slaughtering.
102874i--28 .11








32 BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY [April,

NOTICES REGARDING MEAT INSPECTION
IMEAT-INSPECTION REPORTS
Carcasses and parts which have been passed for sterilization in accordance
with the provisions of regulation 11 should be reported under the heading Passed
for sterilization"' on the MI. I. Forms 112, 112-D, 112-E, and 130. If for any
reason such carcasses or parts or any portion thereof is tanked fo offal, a notation
to that effect should be made on ML. I. Form 112, 112--D, or 112-E.
On and after July I reports on M. I. Form 109, Monthly report of movements
of meats between official establishments," should be discontinued.
nIl. I. Form 122-D should show the kind of casings, such as beef, sheep, hog,
etc., and the separate weights of each kind.


ANIMAL CASINGS OF FOREIGN ORIGIN
Certificates required by Bureau of Animal Industry Order 305 and instrue-
tions issued thereunder, which bear the official titles of the high officials of the
respective foreign countries as specified below, wdll be acceptable with animal
casings offered for importation into the United States.
The certificates must also bear the signature of the high official of the national
government having jurisdiction over the health of animals in the foreign country
in which the casings originated, but owing to the fact that the high officials are
changed from time to time it is impracticable to publish their names.
Official title Foreign country
Minister of A5griculture...... ........................... Brazil.
Mlinist~er of the Treasury............................Paraguy
Minister of Agriculture, Public Works, and Commerce--- Persia.
2 Ilinister of Economy............ ....................Turkey.
1 Minister of Finance, Public Works, and Agriculture-,---.
Republic of the Lebanon.
Additional official titles will be published when received from other foreign
countries.

ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED IN MARCH, 1928, UNDER FEDERAL MEAT
INSPECTION IN THE DISTRICTS REPRESENTED BY THE CITIES IN
THE FOLLOWING TABLE

Station Cattle Calves Sheep Gloats Swine

Baltimore.................................. 5, 947 1, 061 16 1_._-.-.... 90, 347
Bu~ao ....................... 6, 226 41, 024 426 .. ... 83, 963
C'hicago.....~.... ............................ 132, 000 71, 181 190, 640 2 672, 315
Cincinnat I~.. ~~_-.__ ____.................. 9, 900 8, 144 2, 568 2 02, 211
Cleveland .... ..............................._ 6, 810 6, 166 ,13 .. 96, 000
Deov r .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ,04 399 18 7 55, 730
Detroit.-. ............. ~-................... 5, 231 5. 796 5, 641 ..... 116, 787
For W rt .. ..................... 21, 881 11, 910 12, 176 554 62, 550
In ia a ols .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15, 243 5, 325 140 103, 100
Kansas City..~..._........................... 67, 075 16, 081 108, 164 216 367, 370
M ilwaukee~. .............. ~ _~~_.._~. ........ 12, 717 53, 956 1, 795 ..........- 106, 197
National Stock Yards........................I 23, 437 5, 326 15, 407 .........._ 120,657
New York.~~ ___~_............ .._._._........ 31,727 58,302 160, 068 1.,.,...... 143, 168
Omaha...~. ____.__.___~_~~_................. 70, 748 7, 162 163, 071 13 300, 476
Pb iladelphia~._~... _~_._.~................ 6, 545 8, 470 4 7 .... 95, 773
St. Louis~__~~_._____,___.................... 9, 650 6, 900 3, 000 2! 204, 353
Sioux Cit y-~...-.~~~_~~~..................... 33, 425 3. 173 37, 068 1-......... 248, 068
South St. Joseph.............................I 24, 868 5, 601 116, 081 7101, 941
South St. Paul.............................. 43, 4041 56, 431 13, 431 ..........- 258, 331
W~ichita~._._______.__.................... 7, 456 2,6854 6, 974 4 71, TSO
All ot her est ablishments..................... 122, 506 67, 949 121, 734 587 1, 748, 417
Tot al: M arch, 1928....................I 664, 948 407, 200 1, 015, 861 1, 386 5, 130, 754
March, 1927.............-......- 761, 299 456, 500 1, 026, 736 2, 558 3, 837, 278
0 months ended March, 1928....1 6, 988, 133 3, 464, 485 9, 941, 221 16, 165 36, 938, 602
9 months ended MIareb. 1927.. 7, 723, 550 3, 734, 336 9, 884, 660 24, 8251 31, 302, 548

Horses slaughtered at all establishments, M~arch, 1928, 9,051. Inspections of lard at all establishments,
205,006,117 inspection pounds; compound and other substitutes, 55,946,211 inspection pounds; sausage
chopped, 57,657,985 inspection pounds. Corresponding inspections for March, 1927: Lard, 152,075,646
inspection pounds; compound and other substitutes, 40,032,741, inspection pounds; sauasge chopped,
58,273,306 inspection pounds. (These totals of inspection pounds do not represent actual prodnetion, as the
same product may have been inspected and recorded more than once in thp process of manufacture.)
5 The notice m Service and Regulatory Announcements of January, 1928, is hereby revoked so far
as Turkey and the Republic of the Lebanon are concerned.










1928] SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS dd~


EXTENT OF TUBERCULOSIS IN ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED AT THREE
IMPORTANT MIARKLETS, MARCH, 1928


~~~ ~


CAUSES OF CONDEMNATION OF CARCASSES, FEBRUARY, 1928

Cause Cattle Calves Sheep Swine

Emaciation.. ......................... 434 160 20)3 80
Ilog obolera............ 1, 4184
Infimmation diseases........................................... ~ ~~ '884 i9195 ~ 517' 4 010
Im m aturit y. _~~_ _~.~ ~ ~~.~~................ ............... ............. ... .. .. 4 19 ....... ..~.~. .... ....
Tuberculosis..-..~............................................... 3, 1;2 8 ..5, 888
All other causes~~-.~... .~.~. ~~~........... ..~..~................ 929 250 468~~jS' | 4 522

Total.~.......................................I 5, 4819 1 082 1 1,ls 188 15,9


IMPORTS OF FOOD ANIMALS AND OF MEATS AND M~EAT FOOD
PRODUCTS

The statements following show: the imports of food animals and of meats anid
meat food products inspectedi by the Buireau of Anlimlns Industry during M~arch,
1928, with figures for other periods for comparison.

Im sports of food animals

Country of export Cattle Sw~ine Sheep G;onts

M exco .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 19, 380 /............ 5, 470 I....~. .....~;
Canada.~....~ ~................... -............~..........-....... 13, 318 2 F.27 Il 11 ........
Channel Islands.~..~~... ~~. ~~. ~ ~~~...................... 177 .........'. .........). .........
N ewf Zearland... .. .. .. .. .. .. .
Norway..............-..........................~~......~~ ~..... .~~...... .....~.....I 4....
Scotland .~..~.~. ~.~~......~......... ....~. ~~...~........ ........ 14 ...... ........
Virgin Islands (to Porto Rico)......~.~.....~...~......~. ..... .. _g ;1:i6 .......... .......... ..~
Total: M~arcb, 1928.~....~............................-~. 33, 275 2 027 5, 587 I.....
March, 1927...~....~.............................. 25,795b 2;, 8;9 27110
9 mont hs ended Alareb, 1928..~ .........~.......... 373, 2d84 ;r, 442 31, 352 157
9 monthsended Ma~rch, 1927..~.~~.~..~............ "E66,' 72 1;9,337 43, 759 7


Imports of' meals and meat food prod ucts


A ustralia ................. ................


Uruguay~.~_~.___~.....~..~................
Other countries.......~~..~~~~.~~..~.........
Total: Mlarch, 1928..-................
Masrch, 1927-.................
9 months ended M~arch, 1928.
9 mont bs ended M arch, 1927.


|Retaine

Total


ed for tuberculosis


Station


Passed
for steri-
lization


141
11
43

1, 223
274
362


demon d



184
92

1, 111
1841


Cattle:


Swine:


132, 099
67,0;5
70, 748

672, 315
367, 376
300, 476


6, 383
373
1, 323

94, 120
22, 174
31, 875


pr dbucts ; Te gt


Pounds Pounds
78, 537 2, 6Si87,8
13,967 41,339

516i, 622 2, or61, -118
10. 800 1, 007, 506

843,748 ;, 342,196
515, 525 10, 579. 434
9, 196. 131 93, 684,. 896
3, 210, 065 5,43 2


Fresh and refrigerated

Beef Other ad ead

Pounds Pounds Pounds
...... ..... .....2, 609, 350
67 25,:.305 .. .. .
.......... ~~.......... .. 75, 588
322, 378 487, 327 1, 305, 091
..... .... .. .... .... 996, 706
451, 561 160, 404 64, 3 1
774, 306 673, 036 5. 051, 106
950, 4321 2, 645, 946 6, 466, 551
31, 872, 683, 11, 638, 364 40, 977, 718
11,873, 610 16, 021, 700 28, 387, 616


Country of ex port


Condemned in Mrarch, 1928: Beef, 74 pounds; pork 60 pounds; total, 134 pounds.
Refused entry~: Veal, 48 pounds; pork, 1,301 pounds; total, 1,349 pounds.













SUMMARY OF TUBERCULOSIS ERADICATION WORK IN COOPERA-
TION WITH STATES, MARCH, 1928


Ala...~...


Calfl.....

Colo. ....
Conn....

Del..~....

D. C.....


Ga. ......
Idaho....
ll.~..._...
Ind~..~...

Iowa. ....

Kans.._...

Lay~......


Me..~.....
Md~......

Mass.~....

M~ich..~...
Minn....

M~o......

Mlont....
Nebr.....
Net......
H. H..~...
N. J......

N. Mex.. .
N. Y.....
N. Dak ..
Ohio .....

Okla.....

Greg .....
Pa.......

R. I.......

S. C?......
B. Dak...
Tenn.....

TeL....

Utah.....

Vt__......

Va....... .

Wasb....
W. Va...



Wyo.~....

Total


34


BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY


[Apr0,


Total to date


e


State official





C. A. Cary, Auburn.
S. E. Douglas, Phoenixr.
J. H. Bux, Little Rock.
J. P. Iverson, Sacra-
mento.
C. G. Lamb, Denver.
J. MI. W'hittlesey, Hart-
ford.
O. A. Newton, Bridge-
rille.

J. V'. Knapp, Talla-
hassee.
J. M. Sutton, Atlanta.
A. J. Dick man, Boise.
F. A. Laird, Springfield.
Frank H. Brown, In-
dianapolis.
Ml. G. Thornburg, Des
M~oines.
J. H. Mercer, Topekia.
D. E. Westmorland,
Frankfort.
E. P. Flower, Baton
Rouge.
H. Mi. Tucker, Augusta.
James B. George, Balti-
more.
F. B. Cummings,
Boston.
B. J. Killbam, Lansmng.
C. E. Cotton, St. Paul.
R. Vr. Rafnel, Jackson.
HI. A. W'ilson, Jefferson
City.
W'. J. Butler, Belena.
C. B. Hays, Lincoln.
Edwsard Records, Reno.
A2. L. Felkier, Concord.
J. H. M~cNeil. Trenton.
M~ar. Keenan, Al1bu-
querq ue.
E. T. Faulder, A4lbany.
William Mloore, Raleigh.
W~. F. Crewe, Bismarck.
F. A. Zimmer, Colum-
bus.
C. C. Hisel, Oklaboma
City.
W. H. Lyvtle, Salem.
T. E. M~unce, Harris-
burg.
T. E. Robinson, Provi-
deoce.
W'. K. Lewfis, Columbia.
MI. W. Ray, Pierre.
W'. B. Lincoln, Na~sh-
ville.
N. F. Wfilliams, Fort

W~. H. Hendricks. Salt
Lake C'ity.
Edward B. Jones. M~ont-
pelier.
H. C. Givens, Rich-
mond.
Robert Prior, Oly~mpia.
Fohn W. Smith, Charles-
too.
Walter A. Duffy, Maedi-
son.
EI. D. Port, Cher~enue.
L. E. Case.


Once-
tested
fr~ee
berds


4, 91i
8, 08:
2,88t
5, 23!

3, 07:
4,141

2, 00

90
7,370

7, 654
29, 098
121, 137
95,~ 360

92,921

66, 516
69, 163

6, 661

31.782
9, 820

1, 647

1-18,955
52, 634
6, 767
62, 631

28,856
63, 089
1,0 9
2, 222
2, 984
1, 076

39, 5 1

40, 381


92

36, 159
89. 864


154

8.93




83 a





37, 140
31,49

128, 19

9, 08

,866, 28


Ac- Herds Inspector mn charge
cred- under
ited super-
herds vision


7~7 28.3141 R. E. Jackson....I
3 42|8, 150; F. L. Sebneider..
6 1716, 1141 H. L. Fry........
9 285, 4021R. Snyder._.~....

2 1603,620/ W. E. BHoe.....
1 1.68 7154R. L. Smith..~....

7 1,71 5,4 W..Mdlto
899' A. E. Wight..~...
8,24l J. G. Fish.~.......
5 76 A. L. Hirleman.
5. 32,449| W. A. Sullivan...
35, 544 137, 3851 J. E. Gibson .....

;, 977 154, 92 1J. A. Barger...

;i852 67, 8291 N. L. Townsend.
63; 70, 1581 W. F. Biles......

191 6," 99 T. Cole........

3, 879 35,72 G. R. Caldwell..
5,46 22, 8101 E. B. Simonds...

762, 9321 E. A. Crossman ..

80153.405 T. S. Rieb........
8, 262' 6-1, 4091 W\. J. Fretz.......
32 6. 799 B. Robbhins.......
9466, 1301 Ralph Graham....

93J 29,4661 JT. W. urdch...
108 63, 989 A. B. Francis.. ...
11i 1,28; L. C. Butterfield..
3, 005 5, 63 E. A. Crossman...
1,,6, 16;) W~. G. M~iddleton.
18 1, 11Y F. L. Schneider...

52, 167, 105, 512 H. B. Leonard....
365 248, 73 W. C.C Dendinger..
4, 890, 50, 31'' H. H. Cohen our...
5741 146j,74 A. J. De Fosset...

b383 394)1 L. J. All1en........

425 3B6, 612 S. B. Foster ......
4,5 083a J. B. Rdidy...~....
571 3831 E. A. Crossman...

116, 41.068Fl W. K. Lewfis......
114 10, 278 J. O. W'ilson......
30 2631i H.MR.O'Rear..~...

181 622 H. L. Darby......

;6 1, 548 F. E. M~urray.....

5, 2851 11,829 L. H. Adams._....

2,23 20, 5801 R. E. Brookbank.

51 39, 8J. C. Ex line....~...
1, 134L 33, 2 H. Mi. Newfton....

10, 5551 138, 181 J. S. Healy....~....

410, 193: John T. Dallas~....
158, ~i~ijL. E. Case...... .


Tuberculin test-s
durag month


Herds CateCat-
or ese le re-
lots atd









21 1 5,91 7
443 6, 273~ 71 5


109 968 7,
29511106,713

326 605 15


160 ,976 127


I, 18 0

],17 984 22
4351 11, 14 53
8,5 483 8, 571 1, 27
4,26 3, 25 31

7,26 2110,4 1,97

.4,9 735 4,1548 207
2, 117l 6. 09 5
332;; 42,87 7

1,27 8,97 66
1, ;98' 18, 309 2,115



4,81 42,42 86 I
4,060 77,66 317
0, 34 3,407, 0

791 12,403 45
2, 9803 33, 676 475



65 731 740 21
3841 2,41 13

4,4091 520, 07153, 88
32, 241 7823 15
29, 282.1 389, 713 27 9 91


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. I



.




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SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS


19281


Demonstrations


Cleaning
and dis-
inf being

pervised


Out-
breaks
tre orted

arians


59
45
10

10
43
20
5
21
2
17
6
23
13
14
15
I
9
10
33
2
8
14
16,
1
5


in wr-d I


Farms
qus a


Premises
i ssi-


Autop-
sis pr


State


1,992
177
37

1,84 ~3
1, 541
59



250

18

193
109

629
30
1, 154


Number


Alabama..........~...
Arkansas........
California............
Colorado.....~... ....
Florida~..... ...
Georgia..........
Illinois ... .
Indiana..............
iow a... .
Kansas......... .....
Kentu ck~v ........
Lou islna ........
Alaryland.......
Mlichigan.......
Mlississippi..... ......
M issouri........
Nebraska .......
North Carolina......
Oklaboma.......
South Carolina.._....
South Dakota.....
Tennessee........
Texas .. .
Virginia.... ....
Was~hington..........
Wisconsin..~.......

Total. ..


I 136 119
1.5 741 12
I 60 2
.04 2 .. ..
2. 5 65 60 f
1. 3 130 55
2 1841 2
2 122 ....
2 40 .. ..
2.5 147 .....
2 375 12
I 21 10
2 257 2
2 4~~2 ..
1. 03 :2 7
I 4~3 2
I 8 .
I 59 12
2 130 I
I 82 81
I 1 1 .
I 2 2 ......... --
2 14 1..........
I 47 1..........
1. 5 73 ..........
I I19 3

37.37 2 ,170 380


34 i..........
S 1.. .
17 .. .


8


19
3

16


5
3
9
19
19
6
1
2
I
4


19 .. .
52



14 .. .
10 .. .


2 1
5 1


9,329


I


I Frsetions denote bureau veterionrians devoting part time to bog-chboler awork;.
NOTE.--NrO work reported from Idaho, Ohio, Urtah, Illoutana, and W~est Virgimia.


QUARANTINE PENS FOR SOUTHERN CATTLE


Un~ider the provisions of Bureau of Animal Industry Order 309, effective M~ay
1, 1928, the interstate shipment of cattle, for any purpose, which are tick in-
fested or exposed to tick infestation (Alargaropius annuflatu~s) will be prohibited,
and the need for qularantine pens reserved for southern cattle at and en route
to the places to which the interstate shipment of such cattle for immediate
slaughter has, fromt time to time, heeni authorized, will cease.
Such pens may therefore be released for regular use on being eleanied and
disinfected under bulreau~ supervision, or, if it, canl be definitely established that
the pens have not been used by anyv livestoclk for a period of ninre months im-
mediately preceding their release, when authorized by a bureau inspector, the
quarantine sign may be removed and the penis released without disinfection.
The bureau should be promptly notified of such action.


PERMITTED DIP FOR SCABIES OF CATTLE AND SHEEP

The Jensen-Salsbery Laboratories (Inc.), have been granted permission by
the department to distribute Curts-Folse Lime anid Sulphur Soluition under
the name of "Jen-Sal Lime &~ Sulphur Solution" for us~e in the official diipping
of cattle and sheep for scabies. Dilutions p~ermnitted: For cattle, I gallon of the
dip to 15 gallons of water; for sheep, 1 gallon of the dip to 20)* gallons of water.




SUMMARY OF HOG-CHOLERA-CONTROL WORK, MARCH, 1928





36 BUREAU OF ANIMlAL INDUSTRY (April,

ANTI-HOG-CHOLERA SERUM AND HOG-CHOLERA VIRUS PRODUCED
UNDER LICENSES


Total Clear serum mH w odm Simulta- Hprm
serum completed cleared neous virus vru

C. c. C. c. C. c. C.ec. C. E.
Marcb, 1928~.___.~__. ........... 78, 522, 603 52, 401, 788 58, 566, 683 2, 155, 750 18, 304, 627
March, 1927_~_.._~~~_..... ....... 121, 358, 458 52, 164, 4415 58, 324, 153 2, 695, 166 '28, 063, 557
9 months ended M~arch, 1928-. ..1 879, 163, 475 473, 561, 502 528, 599, 646 39, 131, 086 171, 355, 920
0 months ended M~arch, 1927. ... 881, 949, 319 353, 345, 013 360, 410, 724 43, 388, 497 180, 934, 177


LICENSES ISSUED FOR BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS IN MARCH, 1928
License No. 9 was issued March 16, 1928, to the Lederle Antitoxin Laboratories,
Middletown Road, nears Pearl River, N. Y., for antiswrine erysipelas serum (suero
contra el mal rojo); swine-erysipelas vaccine (cultivos del mal rojo) (for export
only).
License No. 111, was issued March 14, 1928, to the Blue Cross Norden Serum
Co., Superior, Nebr., for anti-hog-cholera serum and bog-cholera virus.
License No. 148S was issued M~arch 16, 1928, to the WT. F. Straub Laboratories
(Inc.), 5514--5520 Northwest Highway, Chicago, Ill., for atnticani ne-diatemper
serum; autogenous bacterin; avian hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; avian mixed-
infection bacterin; blackleg filtrate; bovine-abortion bacterin; bovine-abortion
mixed bacterin; bovine-abortion vaccine; bovine hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin;
bovine-mastitis streptococcus bacterin; bovine mixed-infection bacterin; calf-
scour mixed bacterin; canine-distemper mixed bacterin; canine mixed-infection
bacterin; canine-staphylococcus bacterin; equine-abortion mixed bacterin; equine
hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; equine-influenza mixed bacterin; equine-mixed
polyvalent bacterin; equine navel-ill mixed bacterin; fowl-cholera and typhoid
mixed bacterin; hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; ovine hemorrhagic-septicemia
batcterin; pig-scour mixed bacterin; roup bacterin; swine-abortion mixed bac-
terin; swine hemnorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; swine mixed-infection bacterin.
License No. 190 was issued M~arch 8, 1928, to The National Drug Co., 5109
and 5111 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. (mailing address, 4679 Stenton
Avenue), for white-scours mixed bacterin (bovine).
License No. 190 was issued Mlarch 10, 1928, to the National Drug Co., 5100
and 5111 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. (mailing address, 4679 Stenton
Avenue), for swine-plague mixed bacterin.
License No. 192 was issued MaIrrch 13, 1928(, to the Division of Animal Industry,
California Department of Agriculture, 1217 L Street, Sacramento, Calif. (mailing
address, Capitol Building), for tuberculin.
LICENSES TERMINATED IN MARCH,. 1928
License No. ill, issued January 1, 1921, to the Blue Cross Serum Co., Superior,
Nebr., was terminated M~arch 14, 1928, on account of change of name, and a new
license of the same number was issued as indicated above.
Licenses No. 148, issued December 12, 1925, January 6, 1926, January 1, 1927,
and February 18, 1928, to the W'. F. Straub Laboratories (Inc.), 5514--5520
Norwood Park Avenue, Chicago, Ill., were terminated M~arch 16, 1928, and a
new license of the same number was issued as indicated above.

INCENSE REVOKED IN APRIL, 1928
License No.F153, held by the Quazlityv Biologic Co., 86--88 North James Street,
Kansas City, K~ans., was revoked, effective April 12, 1928, on account of the
firm's having violated paragraph 1, section 2, and section 6, regulation 8 of
B. A. I. Order 276, and because the provisions of regulation 4 of the same order
had not been complied with. The establishment was found defective, insanitary,
and improperly conducted and products prepared therein were found to be
contaminated .
LICENSE SUSPENDED IN APRIL, 1928
License No. 131, held by the Fostoria Serum Co., Fostoria, Ohio, was suspended
for a period of 10 days, effective May 5, 1928, because the firm violated paragraph
2, section 1, regulation 16; section 1, regulation 12; paragraph 1, section 1, and







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paragraph 1, section 3, regulation 19; paragraph 6, section 1, sections 4, 6, 7, 11,
and 12 of regulation 8, all of B. A. I. Order 276.
It was found that production figures had been manipulated and false records
presented to bureau employees, which would etbeet an increase in the volume of
completed product, in violation of subdivisions (a) and (b) of paragraph 2, section
10, regulation 19 of B. A. I. Order 276; that the establishment had prepared a
quantity of serum without bureau supervision and was not holding it under
bureau lock; that technic was faulty, equipment improperly handled, and insani-
tary conditions permitted to exist.


PROCEEDINGS UNDER PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT

Docket No. 191.--In re Union Stockyards, S. A., San Antonio, Tex. On April
19, 1927, the Secretary of Agriculture ordered an investigation and set a hearing
to determine whether certain rates and charges w~ere unjust, unreasonable, or
discriminatory or otherwise unlawful under the provisions of the packers and
stockyards act and to determine whether reparation should be awasrded. Upon
consideeration of the testimony and the briefs of counsel in this case, the Secretary
concluded that, the rates in issue could not be held to be unjustly discriminatory
or unreasonable, and, therefore, ordered on April 9, 1928, that the case be dis-
missed .


RESULTS OF PROSECUTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS

Finles and penalties have been imposed in prosecutions for violations of regu-
latoryv lawsa, as reported to the bureau, as follows:
Livestock Quarantine Law

C. R. Bicknell, Los Angeles, Calif., interstate shipment. of 23 cattle from New
Mexico to California without prior t~uberculin test, $250 fine.
William Dierscheide, Bradner, Ohio, shipment of 58 cattle from Lincoln,
M'ich., to W'ayne, Ohio, without prior tuberculin test, $100 fine.
H. G. Harmon, W'ayne, Ohio, shipment of 21 cattle from Hart., Mlich., to
Wayne, Ohio, without prior tubereulin test, $100 fine.
H. C. Meyers, Fairplay, M~d., driving 3 cows on foot and transporting 1 calf
from W~est Virginia to lIaryland without prior tubereulin test, I day in jail.
W~illiam C. Russell, Paris, Tex., transporting one bull from Chicata, Tex., into
Oklahoma without prior tuberculin test, $100 fine.
Twenty-Eight-Hour Law

At~chison, Topekia & Santa Fe Railw~ay Co., $400 penalty and costs.
M\ichigan Central Railroad Co. (2 cases), $200 penalty and costs.
New Y'ork Central Railroad Co. (2 cases), $200 penalty and costs.
New York Central Railroad Co. (2 cases), $200 penalty and costs.
N~ew York, New: Haven & Hartford Railroad Co., 8100 penalty and costs.
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. (4 cases), $400 penalty and costs.
Union Pacific Railroad Co, $100 penalty and costs.


NEW PUBLICATIONS OF THE BUREAU
[The bureau keeps no mailing list for sending publications to individual employees, but sends copies to
ofiloers in charge of stations and offices. These publications should be regarded as notification copies.
So far as possible additional copies will be furnished on request.]
Technical Bulletin No. 45. A Study of Ranch Organization and Methods of
Range-Cattle Production in the Northern Great Plains Region. By three
specialists of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and V. V. Parr, Animal
Husbandry Division. Pp. 92, figs. 16.
Farmers' Bulletin No. 576. Breeds of Sheep for the Farm (revised). By
D. A. Spencer, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 14, fige. 10.




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Farmers' Bulletin 1554. ~oultry Houses and Fixtures. Supersedes Farmiors'
Bulletin No. 1413, Poultry-House Construction. By M. A. Jull ad A. R, Lee,'
Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 30, fige. 29.
Department Circular No. 249. Tuberoulin Te8t~ing: of Livestock (revised).
By L. B. Ernest and Elmer Lash, Tuberculosis Eradiention Division. Pp, 20,
figs. 1Ll
Miscellaneous Circular 14 (revised). State Sanitary Requirgen~ts Gove~rnigg
Admission of Livestock. Complied from reports of acereditedklfficials of each
State. Pp. 90.
Amendment 36 to B. A. I. Order 294, placing the following-named counties in
the modified accredited areas for a period of three years from April 2,1928: Elmore
and Payette, Idaho; Newton and Starke, Ind.; Marshall, Smith Washington,
and Wilson, Kans.; Androscoggin and K~ennebee, Me.; Upshur,. Va., and the
town of Strafford, Vt. The following-named counties have been reaccredited
for a period of three years from the same date: Minnidoka, Idaho; Lincoln, Kans.;
H~alifax, Moore, Polk, and Rockingham, N. C. P 1 (mimeographed).


ORGANIZATION OF THIE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY

Chief: JoHN R. MonanR.
Associate Chief: U. G. BoucK.
Assistant Chief: A. W. MILLER.
Administrative Assistant: CHARLES C. CARROLL.
Chief Clerk: J. R. ConaAN.
Editor: D. S. BURCH.
Animal Husbandry Division: E. W. SHEETS, Chief.
Biochemic Division: M. DORSET, chief.
Division of Hog-Cholera Control: U. G. HoneL, chief.
Division of Virus-Serum Control: D. I. SKLDMOas, chief.
Field Inspection Division: G. W. P~fE, chief.
MC~eat Inspection Division: R. P. STEDDOM, Chief.
Packers and Stockyarrds Division: A. W. MILLER, chief.
Pathological Division: Joan S. BUeCKLEY, chief.
T~ick Eradication Division: R. A. RAMSAY, Chief.
Tuberculosis Eradication Diris~ion: A. E. Wxaur, chief.
Zoological Div~ision: MAURICE C. HALL, Chief.
Experiment Station: W. E. Corrow, superintendent.
OftZce of Accounts: GEORGE F. TUCKER, in Charge.
Ofice of Personnel: GEORGE H. RUrSSELL, in charge.









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• :::.. R. A.-B. A. I. 252 United States Department of i\gFiculture BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTR SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOU CE~NTS APRIL, 1928 :;o ):. -This publication is issued monthly for the dissemination of information, instruction s , ruling s , etc . , con• cerning the work of the Bureau of Animal Industry. Free distribution is limited to per sons in the service of the bureau, establishments at which the Federal meat inspection is conducted, public offic er s who s e duties make it desirable for them to have s uch information, a nd journals e s pecially concerned . Others de i'ring copies may obta in them from the uperintendent of Document s, Governm ent Printing Office, Washington, D. C., at 5 cents each, or 25 cents a year. A supply will be sent to each offic i a l in ch a r g e of a station or branch of the bure a u service, who should promptly distribute copies to member s of hi s force. A file should be kept at each station for reference. CONTENTS Changes in directory. __ ._ ..... _._ ..... _ ... _ .... _ . ___ ......... _ ..... ............................. . Notices regarding meat inspection .......... ..... ... --...... ................. Me_at•inspe~tion repor _ ts ... ...... _ ..... _ .......... _ ...... _ ................ -. _ .... _ .. _ . .... . Ammal casmgs of foreign ongm .. ..... . ... _ .... ............ ............................... . Animals slaughtered in March , 1928, under Federal meat inspection ............................ . Extent of tuberculosis in animals slaughtered at three important m a rkets, March, 1928 ... . Causes of condemnation of carcasse s , February , 1928 ............................... .•• J •••••••• ••• Imports of food animals and of meats and meat food products . . ............... : .. -~ . . . . . ~ -Summary of tuberculosis•eradication work in cooperation with States, Mareh, 1928.: ....• . •.... Permitted dip f or scabies of cattle and sheep.----, Summary of hog.cholera•control work, March, 1928 .. +--- • -Quarantine pens for southern cattle ......................................... : ......... : . : .:: . . . . . Anti•hog•cholera serum and hog•cholera virus produced und licen ~ . . . ................. ~--c: ..... . Proceedings under packers and stockyards act. ... -----::-. . "_ .......... ........ , ...... ... . Results of prosecutions for violations oflaws. --------' :New publications of the bureau ........................................... ---Organization of the Bureau of Animal Industry .............. . CHANGES IN DIRECTORY Meat Inspection Granted Page 31 32 32 32 32 33 3 3 3 . 3S 35 35 36 37 37 37 38 12-M. Kingan Provision Co., Kingan & Co. (Inc.), 700-728 Brook Avenue,. New York, N. Y. *124. Southern Meat Corporation, Eighth Street and Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Fla. Meat Inspection Extended *137. F. A. Ferris & Co., 262-272 Mott Street, to include Otto Stahl (Inc.) , New York, N. Y. 1 39. Abraham Plaut, 307-319 Johnson Avenue, to include S. & H. Plaut and the Boro Veal & Mutton Co. (Inc.), Brooklyn, N. Y. Change in Name of Official Establishment 378. The Cudahy Packing Co . and the Nagle Packing Co., 681-683 Henderson Street, Jersey City, N. J. 950. Abraham Bros. Packing Co. and Abraham Bros. & Co. (Inc.), 705-711 Dudley Street, Memphis, Tenn. Change in Address of Official Establishment * 9. The E. Kahn's Sons Co., Spring Grove Avenue and Alabama Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, instead of 519 Livingston Street. Change in Address of Official Dr. H. B. Raffensperger, United States Range Livestock Experiment Station, Miles City, Mont., instead of 1749 West Pershing Road, Chicago, Ill. Remove Name from List Dr. F. J. Loomis (deceased), Watertown, N. Y. • Conducts slaughtering. 102874-28 31

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32 • BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY NOTICES REGARDING MEA T INSPECTION MEAT-INSPECTION REPORTS [April, Carcasses and parts which have been passed for sterilization in accordance with the provisions of regulation 11 should be reported under the heading "Passed for sterilization" on the M. I. Forms 112, 112-D, 112-E, and 130. If for any reason such carcasses or parts or any portion thereof is tanked for off al, a notation to that effect should be made on M. I. Form 112, 112-D, or 112-E. On and after July 1 reports on M. I. Form 109, "Monthly report of movements of meats between official establishments," should be discontinued. M. I. Form 122-D should show the kind of casings, such as beef, sheep, hog, etc., and the separate weights of each kind. ANIMAL CASINGS OF FOREIGN ORIGIN Certificates required by Bureau of Animal Industry Order 305 and instructions issued thereunder, which bear the official titles of the high officials of the respective foreign countries as specified below, w1ll be acceptable with animal casings offered for importation into the United States. The certificates must also bear the signature of the high official of the national government having jurisdiction over the health of animals in the foreign country in which the casings originated, but owing to the fact that the high officials are changed from time to time it is impracticable to publish their names. Official title Foreign country Minister of Agriculture ________________________________ . Brazil. Minister of the Treasury ____________________________ Paraguay. Minister of Agriculture, Public Works, and Commerce _____ Persia. 1 Minister of Economy ________________________________ Turkey. 1 Minister of Finance, Public Works, and Agriculture _____ _ Republic of the Lebanon. Additional official titles will be published when received from other foreign countries. ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED IN MARCH, 1928, UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION IN THE DISTRICTS REPRESENTED BY THE CITIES IN THE FOLLOWING TABLE Station Cattle Calves Sheep Goats Swine Baltimore ______________________ • ____________ 5,947 1,061 16 ----------90,347 Buffalo ______________________________________ 6,226 4,024 4,246 ----------83,963 Chicago _____________________________________ 132,099 71, 181 190,640 2 672,315 Cincinnati_ ________ . _________________________ 9,900 8,144 2,568 2 92,211 Cleveland __ • _____________________ • ___ • ______ 6,810 6,166 9,136 ----------96,096 Denver ______________________________________ 8,047 1,399 18,875 ----------55,739 Detroit ______________________________________ 5,231 5,796 5,641 ----------116, 787 Fort Worth _________________________________ 21,881 11,910 12,176 554 62,550 Indianapolis _________________________________ 15,243 5,325 1,408 ---------103,190 Kansas CitY--------~-----------------------67,075 16,081 108,164 215 367,376 Milwaukee __________________________________ 12,717 53,956 1,795 ----------106,197 National Stock Yards ________________________ 23,437 5,326 15,407 ----------120,657 New York ___________________________________ 31, 727 58,392 169,068 ----------143,168 Omaha ______________________________________ 70,748 7,162 163,971 13 300,476 Philadelphia _____ . __ . ________________________ 6,545 8,479 14,372 ----------95,773 St. Louis ____________________________________ 9,656 6,900 3,090 2 204,353 Sioux City ___________________________________ 33,425 3,173 37,068 ---------248,068 South St. Joseph _____________________________ 24,868 5,691 116,081 7 101,941 South St. Paul ______________________________ 43,404 56,431 13,431 ----------258,331 Wichita ______________________________________ 7,456 2,654 6,974 4 71,799 All other establishments _________________ . ____ 122,506 67,949 121, 734 587 1,748,417 Total: March, 1928 ____________________ 664,948 407,200 1,015 ,861 1,386 5,139,754 March, 1927 ____________________ 761,299 456,599 1,026,736 2,558 I 3,837,278 9 months ended March, 1928 ____ 6,988,133 3,464,485 9,941,221 16,155 36,938,662 9 months ended March, 1927 ____ 7,723,550 3,734,336 9,884,660 24,825 31,302,543 Horses slaughtered at all establishments, March, 1928, 9,051. Inspections of lard at all establishments, 205,006,117 inspection pounds; compound and other substitutes, 55,946,211 inspection pounds; sausage chopped, 57,657,985 inspection pounds. Corresponding inspections for March, 1927: Lard, 152,075,646 inspection pounds; compound and other substitutes, 40,932,741, inspection pounds; sauasge chopped, 58,273,306 inspection pounds. (These totals of inspection pounds do not represent actual production, as the same product may have been inspected and recorded more than once in the process of manufacture.) 1 The notictln Service and Regulatory Announcements of January, 1928, is hereby revoked so far as Turkey and the Republic of the Lebanon are concerned.

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1928) SERVICE AND REGULATORY A NOUNCEMENTS 33 EXTENT OF TUBERCULOSIS IN ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED AT THREE IMPORT ANT MARKETS, MARCH, 1928 Retained for tuberculosis Station Total slaughter Total Passed Con-for steridemned lization Cattle: Chicago ___________________________________________________ _ 132,099 Kan a City ______________________________________________ _ 67,075 Omaha ____________________________________________________ _ 70,748 Swine: Chicago ___________________________________________________ _ 672,315 Kansas City ______________________________________________ _ 367,376 Omaha ___________________ . ________________________________ _ 300,476 6,383 373 1,323 94,120 22, 174 34,875 141 11 43 1,223 274 362 84 49' 9Z 1, 111 184 269 CAUSES OF CONDEMNATION OF CARCASSES, FEBRUARY, 1928 Cause Cattle Calves Sheep Swine Emaciation____________________________________________________ 434 160 203 80 Hog cholera____________________________________________________ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 1, 484 Inflmmation diseases___________________________________________ 884 195 517 4, 010 Immaturity____________________________________________________ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ 419 ___________________ _ Tuberculosis___________________________________________________ 3, 172 58 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 5,888 All other causes________________________________________________ 929 250 468 4, 522 Total____________________________________________________ 5,419 I 1,082 I 1,188 15,984 IMPORTS OF FOOD ANIMALS AND OF MEATS AND MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS The statements following show the imports of food animals and of meats and meat food products inspected by the Bureau of Animal Indu try during March, 1928, with figures for other periods for comparison. Imports of food animals Country of export Cattle Swine Sheep Goats Mexico_________________________________________________________ 19,580 __________ 5,470 _________ _ Canada________________________________________________________ 13, 318 2, 627 111 _________ _ Channel Islands_______________________________________________ _ 177 _____ ________________________ _ New Zealand ________________________ --------------------------_ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ ____ ___ _ 2 _________ _ Norway________________________________________________________ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___ 4 _________ _ Scotl and _____________ -----------------------------____________ 14 _______________________ ______ _ Virgin Islands (to Porto Rico)----------------------------------1 186 -----------------------------Total: March, 1928_______________________________________ 33,275 2,627 5,587 _________ _ r~~~~h;9;~ded-March-,-l928======================1 3~~: 3i: ~ii 1l~ 9 months ended March, 1927 ______________________ 266, 729 179,337 43,759 5 Imports of meats and meat food products Country of export Fresh and refrigerated \ Cured Other Beef Other l and canned products Argentin a ___________________________________ __ _ 1 [g~{i~o Pof;~t1 1 Australia__________________________________ 67 25,305 ____________ 15,967 Brazil_____________________________________ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ ___ _ _ _ _ _ 75, 5 8 ___________ _ Canada____________________________________ 322,378 487,327 1,305,091 546,622 Uruguay__________________________________ ____ __ ___ ___ _____ _______ 996, 706 10,800 Other countries____________________________ 451,861 160,404 \ 64,371 191, 22 Total: March, 1928__________________ 774, 306 1 673,036 , 5,051,106 843, 74 March, 1927 _ _________________ 950,432 2,646,946 6,466,551 515,525 9 months ended '!:arch, 1928_ 31, 72,683 11, 63 , 364 40,977, 718 9, 196, 131 9 months ended March, 1927 _ 11,873,610 1 16,021, 700 I 2 , 3 i, 646 3,210,065 Condemned in March, 1928: Beef, 74 pounds; pork 60 pounds; total, 134 pounds. Refused entry: Yeal, 48 pounds; pork, 1,301 pounds; total, 1,349 pounds. Total weight Pound s 2,6 7, Si 41,339 75,5 8 2,661,418 1,007,506 68,458 7,342,196 10, 5i9, 45-1 93,6 4, 96 59,493,021

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34 BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY [.\.p ril , SUMMARY OF TUBERCULOSIS ERADICATION WORK IN COOPERATION WITH STA TES, MARCH, 1928 Tuberculin tests during month Total to date State Herds Cat-Once-Cattle tie retested AcI Herds cred-under ited , superherds vi1,ion Inspector i n charge tate official or tested free lots acted herds Ala _____ _ Ariz _____ _ Ark ____ _ _ Calif__ __ _ Colo ____ _ Conn ___ _ DeL ___ _ _ D. C ___ _ _ Fla ______ _ 211 443 109 295 26 8651 160 1 116 Ga _____ _ _ 1, 176 Idaho____ 435 Ill___ _____ , 483 Ind ______ 4,267 Iowa _____ 7,266 K ans__ _ _ _ 4, 7351 Ky _____ _ _ 1,117 La___ _ ___ 332 Me _______ 1,270 Md ______ 1, 59 Mass ____ _ 245 Mich_____ 4, 14 Minn ____ 4,060 Miss_____ 634 Mo______ 946 Mont_ _ _ _ ebr_ ___ _ ev _____ _ H. ff ____ _ . J _____ _ N. Mex__ N. y ____ _ N. C ____ _ N. Dak __ Ohio ____ _ Okla __ __ _ 791 2,905 100 6531 544 3 4 4,409 2 24-2: 282 5, 9771 46 O r eg _____ 1,703 Pa _______ 7,414 R. L_____ 40! S. C ______ 2,332 S. Dak___ 355 Tenn_____ 1, 732 Tex _____ _ 43 Utah _____ 1, 5 0 1 Vt_ ______ 1,119 Va ______ _ 769 Wash ____ 1 ,703 W. Va ___ 1,192 Wis ______ 5 ,495 Wyo_____ 342 5,951 6,273 968 10, 712 7 71 7 73 605 15 8, 20 1,062 1,976 1 6 4, 4 4 1 127 0 55 5,984 22 11,514 53 4, 5711 1, 62, 36, 554 331 110, 44711, 987 47, 54 : 6, 0901 4, 75 207 35 47 , 979 66 l , 309 2, 115 4, 26 522 42,422 46 77, 466 3, 174 3,407 0 9 , 3 7 68 12,403 33, 676 2,727 7,410 3,656 2,416 45 475 15 231 151 13 52, 718 3, 868 8, 762 15 3 , 1 2 279 42,454 93 1,851 5 13,354 71 57, 338 1, 527 711 7,110 7,960 11,457 1,610 12, 121 21,997 , 741 150 12 136 55 17 111 35 73 19, 459 1, 701 7,057 73 120, 207 5, 192 2,000 16 4,917 8,0 3 2, 6 5,239 3,072 4,141 2,907 90 7,379 23 421 17 12 160 1, 46 1, 719 429 7,654 50 29, 09 59 121, 137 1, 364 95, 360 35, 544 I 7,3 1 4 -R-. E-.-Ja_c_k_s-on ____ ___ -_ , C-.-A-. C_ar_y_,_A_u_b_ur_n ___ _ , 150! F. L. Scbneider. _ _ 1 S. E. Doug]a~, Phoenix. 6,114 H. L. Fry _________ J . H. Bux, Little Rock. 5,402 R. nyder _________ J. P. frerson, Sacr a -l mento. 3,620 W. E. Howe ______ C. G. Lamb, Den,er. 7, 154 R. L. mitb _______ J. :\1. wbittlesey, Hart-5, 4451 W. G. Middleton_ 99 A. E. Wight_ ____ _ 8,245 J . G. Fish ________ _ ford. 0. A. Xewton, Bridgeville. J. Y. Knapp, Talla hassee. 7,706 A. L. Hirl~man ___ 1 J.M. S~tton , Atla?ta. 32,449 W. A. ulhvan ____ A. J. Dickman, Bo;se. 135,839 J. J. Lintner. _____ F. A. Laird, pringfield . 137,385 J.E. Gibson ______ Frank H. Brown, In-1 dianapolis. 92,921 i, 977 154,924 J. A. Barger_ ______ M. G. Thornburg, Des 66,516 69, 163 6,661 31, 7 2 9, 20 1 ,647 852 631 19 3, 791 5,426 746 148, 955 0 1 52, 634 8, 262 6, 767 32 62,631 974 28, 56 63, 0 9 1,039 2,222 2,984 1,076 39,571 247,999 40, 3 l 141, 295 92 93 10 ' 11 3,005 1, 771 1 52, 167 365 4,890 5741 283 :[oines. 67, 29 . L. Townsend __ J. H. l\Iercer, Topeka. 70, 15 W. F. Biles _______ D. E. Westmorland, 6, 9901 G. T. Cole ___ ____ _ 35, 722! G. R . Caldwell_ __ 22, 810 j E. B. Simonds ___ _ 2, 932/ E. A. Crossman __ _ 153, 4951 T. S. Rieb _______ _ 64, 409 W. J. Fretz _____ _ _ 6, 7991 H. Robbins ______ _ 66, 130 Ralph Graham ___ _ 29,466 J . . w. Murdoch __ _ 63,989 A.H. Francis ____ _ 1,287 L. C. Butterfield __ 5, 603 E. A. Crossman _ _ _ 6,167 W. G. Middleton . 1,119 F. L. chneider_ __ Frankfort. E. P. Flower, Baton Rouge. H. l\L Tucker, Augusta. James B. Geo rge , Baltimore. F. B. Cummings, Boston. B. J. Killham, Lansing. C . E. Cotton, t. Paul. R. V. Rafnel, Jack on. H. A. Wilson, Jefferson City. W. J. B utler , Helena. C.H. Hays, Lincoln. Edward Records, Reno. A. L. Felker, Concord. J. H. McKeil, Trenton. Mat. Keenan, Albuquerque. 105,512 H .B. Leonard ____ E .T. Faulder, Albany. 24 , 736[ W. C. Dendinger__ William Moore, Raleigh. 50,312 H. H. Cohenour ___ W. F. Crewe, Bi marck. 146, 742 A. J. De Fosset_ _ _ F. A. Zimmer, Colum-1 bus. 394 L. J . Allen ________ C. C. Hisel, Oklahoma City. 36,159 4251 36,612 . B. Foster__ _____ W. H. Lytle, alem. 9, 64 4,455 10,340 J.B. Reidy _______ T. E. funce, Harris-154 40, 86 , 93 42,220 85 10, 724 3,286 1 , 061 37, 140 31,469 571 116 1, 1441 304 1 1 2,230 51 1, 134 128, 195 10, 555 9,00 burg. E. A. Crossman ___ T. E. Robinson, Pro,idence. W. K. Lewis ______ W. K. Lewis, Columbia. J. 0. Wilson ______ 1 l\L W. Ray, Pierre. H. M. O'Rear _____ -n. B. Lincoln, Xash' ville. H. L. Darby ______ N. F. William, Fort 1\orth. F. E. :\Iurray _____ W. H. Hendrick , ~alt 11, 29 L. H. Adams _____ _ 20, o l R. E. Brookbank. 39, 541 J. C. Exline ______ _ 33, 215J H. l\I. ewton ___ _ 138, 1 1 J. S. Healy _ ______ _ Lake City. Edward H. Jones, :\Iont pelier. H. C . Given , Richmond. Robert Prior, Olympia. John W . mitb harles-ton. Walter A. Duffy, :\Iadison. 10, 193 John T. Dallas _ ___ H. D. Port, Cheyenne. L. E. Case _______ L. E. Ca e. Total 9, 761 1, 009, 731 27, 999 1, 66, 20

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]92 J SERVICE AND REGULATOR Y ANNOUNCEME N T S PERMITTED DIP FOR SCABIES OF C A TTL E AN D SHEEP 35 Th J n n-al bery Laboratori e (In .) , hav b en granted p rmi , i n by the department to di tribute ' urt -F 1 L i m and ulphur 'elution" under th nam of " J n a l L ime & u lphur luti n" f r u c in the official dipping f cattl and h ep for scabies. D ilution p nnitt d: For attle, 1 gallon of the dip to 1 5 gallon of water; fo r heep, 1 gall n of th dip to 20 gallon of water. SUMMARY OF HOG-CHOLERA-CONTROL WORK , M A R C H , 1 928 tate Alabama ____________ _ Arkansas ____________ _ California ___________ _ o l o r ado ____________ _ Flor ida ______________ _ ,eorg i a _ ____________ _ Illinois ______________ _ Indiana _____________ _ Iowa ________________ _ Kansas ____________ ---Kentucky ___________ _ Louisiana ___________ _ '.Mar y land ___________ _ Michigan ___________ _ l\IississippL ________ _ MissourL _ __________ _ ebraska ___________ _ r orth Carolina _____ _ Okl ahoma ___________ _ o u t h Caro l ina ______ _ o uth Dakota _______ _ Tennessee ___________ _ Texas _______________ _ Virg in ia _____________ _ "ashington _________ _ "\Yi consin ___________ _ TotaL _______ _ Bureau veteri n a ri ans e n gaged in work 1 1 1. 5 1 . 04 2 . 5 1. 3 2 2 2 2.5 2 l 2 2 1. 03 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1.5 1 37. 371 Premises investigated 136 74 60 2 65 139 184 22 4 0 Demonstrations N umber 119 12 2 60 55 2 Hogs t r eated 1,992 177 37 1,844 1 ,541 59 Cleaning Autop-Farms and dissies per -quaraninfecting formed tined or or premcarded ises su-pervised 34 ------------------3 ------------------1 7 -------------------8 -------------------1 4 29 19 3 10 16 147 -----------------------------------------------375 I 2 1 257 42 72 43 8 59 136 82 11 22 44 47 73 1 9 2,170 I 1 2 10 2 7 2 1 2 1 8 1 250 1 , 127 1 8 193 109 629 30 1 , 154 ' 16 ---------1 2 14 5 3 9 19 1 9 6 1 2 1 4 1 9 ---------5 2 1 4 ---------10 ---------------------------------------------------------------------I 2 1 ----------3 ----169-1 5 1 1 380 9,329 235 60 20 1 Fractions de n ote burea u vete r i n a r ians devotin g part time to bog cholera work. roTE.-No wo r k r epo r ted fro m Idaho, Ohio, Utah, Mon tana, and West Vir ginia. QUARANTINE PENS FOR SOUTHER N C ATTLE Outbreaks re~orted to ureau veterinarians 59 45 10 10 43 20 5 21 2 1 7 6 23 13 14 1 5 1 9 10 33 2 8 14 1 6 1 5 402 Under the provi s ions o f B u reau o f Animal Indu t r y Order 309, effective '1ay 1, 1 92 the inter tate shipment of cattl e, for any purpose which are tick in fe ted or expo ed to tick infestation (Margaropus annulatus) will be prohibited, and the need fo r quarantine pens re erved for southern cattle at and en route to the p lace to which the interstate shipment of uch cattle for immediate laughter has, from time to time, been authori zed, will cea e. uch pen may therefor e be r elea ed for r egu lar use on being c leaned and di infected under bureau supervi ion, or, i f it can be definitely e tabli hed that the pen have not been used by any live tock for a period of nine mon h im mediately preceding their r e l ease, when authori zed by a bureau in pector, the quarantine sign may be remoYed and the pen relea ed without di infection. The bureau hould be promptl y notified of such action.

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36 BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY [April, ANTI-HOG-CHOLERA SERUM AND HOG-CHOLERA VIRUS PRODUCED UNDER LICENSES I Total Clear serum Hyperim-SimultaHyperimserum completed mune blood neous virus munizing cleared virus C. c. C. C. C. c. C. C. C. C. March, 1928 _____________________ 78,522,603 52,401,788 58,566,683 2,155,750 18,304,627 March, 1927 _____________________ 121,358,458 52,164,445 58,324,153 2,695,166 28,063,557 9 months ended March, 1928 ____ 879,163,475 473,561,502 528,599,646 39,131,086 171,355,920 9 months ended March, 1927 ____ 881,949,319 353,345,913 360,410,724 43,388,497 189,934,177 LICENSES ISSUED FOR BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS IN MARCH, 1328 License No. 9 was issued March 16, 1928, to the Lederle Antitoxin Laboratories, Middletown Road, near Pearl River, N. Y., for antiswine erysipelas serum (suero contra el mal rojo); swine-erysipelas vaccine (cultivos del mal rojo) (for export only). License No. 111, was issued March 14, 1928, to the Blue Cross Norden Sernm Co., Superior, Nebr., for anti-hog-cholera serum and hog-cholera virus. License No. 148 was issued March 16, 1928, to the W. F. Straub Laboratories (Inc.), 5514-5520 Northwest Highway, Chicago, Ill., for anticanine-distemper serum; autogenous bacterin; avian hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; avian mixedinfection bacterin; blackleg filtrate; bovine-abortion bacterin; bovine-abortion mixed bacterin; bovine-abortion vaccine; bovine hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; bovine-mastitis streptococcus bacterin; bovine mixed-infection bacterin; calfscour mixed bacterin; canine-distemper mixed bacterin; canine mixed-infection bacterin; canine-staphylococcus bacterin; equine-abortion mixed bacterin; equine hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; equine-influenza mixed bacterin; equine-mixed polyvalent bacterin; equine navel-ill mixed bacterin; fowl-cholera and typhoid mixed bacterin; hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; ovine hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; pig-scour mixed bacterin; roup bacterin; swine-abortion mixed bacterin; swine hemorrhagic-septicemia bacterin; swine mixed-infection bacterin. License No. 190 was issued March 8, 1928, to The National Drug Co., 5109 and 5111 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. (mailing address, 4679 Stenton A venue), for white-scours mixed bacterin (bovine) . License No. 190 was issued March 10, 1928, to the National Drug Co., 5109 and 5111 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. (mailing address, 4679 Stenton A venue), for swine-plague mixed bacterin. License No. 192 was issued March 13, 1928, to the Division of Animal Industry, California Department of Agriculture, 1217 L Street, Sacramento, Calif. (mailing address, Capitol Building), for tuberculin. LICENSES TERMINATED IN MARCH, 1928 License No. 111, issued January 1, 1921, to the Blue Cross Serum Co., Superior, Nebr., was terminated March 14, 1928, on account of change of name, and a new license of the same number was issued as indicated above. Licenses No. 148, issued December 12 , 1925, January 6, 1926, January 1, 1927, and February 18, 1928, to the W. F. Straub Laboratories (Inc.), 5514-5520 Norwood Park Avenue, Chicago, Ill., were terminated March 16, 1928, and a new license of the same number was issued as indicated above. LICENSE REVOKED IN APRIL, 1928 License No. , 153, held by the Quality Biologic Co., 86-88 North James Street, Kansas City, Kans., was revoked, effective April 12, 1928, on account of the firm's having violated paragraph 1, section 2, and section 6, regulation 8 of B. A. I. Order 276, and because the provi sions of regulation 4 of the same order had not been complied wi t h. The establishment was found defective, insanitary, and improperly conducte d and products prepared therein were found to be contaminated. LICENSE SUSPENDED IN APRIL, 1928 License No. 131, held by the Fostoria Serum Co., Fostoria, Ohio, was suspended for a period of 10 days, effective May 5, 1928, because the firm violated paragraph 2, section 1, regulation 16; section 1, regulation 12; paragraph 1, section 1, and

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1928] SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS 37 paragraph 1, section 3, regulation 19; paragraph 6, section 1, sections 4, 6, 7, 11, and 12 of regulation 8, all of B. A. I. Order 276. It was found that production figures had been manipulated and false records presented to bureau employees, which would ed'ect an increase in the volume of completed product, in violation of subdivisions (a) and (b) of paragraph 2, section 10, regulation 19 of B. A. I. Order 276; tli.at the establishment had prepared a quantity of serum without bureau supervision and was not holding it under bureau lock; that technic was faulty, equipment improperly handled, and insanitary conditions permitted to exist. PROCEEDINGS UNDER PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT Docket No. 191.-In re Union Stockyards, S. A., San Antonio, Tex. On April 19, 1927, the Secretary of Agriculture ordered an investigation and set a hearing to determine whether certain rates and charges were unjust, unreasonable, or discriminatory or otherwise unlawful under the provisions of the packers and stockyards act and to determine whether reparation should be awarded. Upon consideration of the testimony and the briefs of counsel in this case, the Secretary concluded that the rates in issue could not be held to be unjustly discriminatory or unrea onable, and, therefore, ordered on April 9, 1928, that the case be dis missed. RESULTS OF PROSECUTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS Fines and penalties have been imposed in prosecutions for violations of regulatory laws, as reported to the bureau, as follows: Livestock Quaral),tine Law C. R. Bicknell, Los Angeles, Calif., interstate shipment of 23 cattle from New Mexico to California without prior tuberculin test, $250 fine. William Dierscheide, Bradner, Ohio, shipment of 58 cattle from Lincoln, Mich., to Wayne, Ohio, without prior tuberculin test, $100 fine. H. G. Harmon, wayne, Ohio, shipment of 21 cattle from Hart, Mich., to wa:vne, Ohio, without prior tuberculin test, $100 fine. H. C. Meyers, Fairplay, Md., driving 3 cows on foot and transporting 1 calf from West Virginia to Maryland without prior tuberculin test, 1 day in jail. William C. Russell, Paris, Tex., transporting _one bull from Chicota, Tex., into Oklahoma without prior tuberculin test, $100 fine. Twenty-Eight-Hour Law Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Co., $400 penalty and costs. Michigan Central Railroad Co. (2 cases), $200 penalty and costs. New York Central Railroad Co. (2 cases), $200 penalty and costs. New York Central Railroad Co. (2 cases), $200 penalty and costs. New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Co., $100 penalty and costs. Pennsylvania Railroad Co. (4 cases), $400 penalty and costs. Union Pacific Railroad Co, $100 penalty and costs. NEW PUBLICATIONS OF THE BUREAU [The bureau keeps no mailing list for sending publications to individual employees, but sends copies to officers in charge of stations and offices. These publications should be regarded as notification copies. So far as possible additional copies will be furnished on request.] Technical Bulletin No. 45. A Study of Ranch Organization and Methods of Range-Cattle Production in the Northern Great Plains Region. By three specialists of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and V. V. Parr, Animal Hus ban dry Division. Pp. 92, figs. 16. Farmers' Bulletin No. 576. Breeds of Sheep for the Farm (revised). By D. A. Spencer, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 14, figs. 10.

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38 BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUS' 1111111111m1l\1i1~11\ill l\11 ll\1111\1\1\li1'1ll11\ 111111111 3 1262 08852 7642 Farmers' Bulletin 1554. Poultry Houses and Fb:tures. Supersedes Farmers' Bulletin No. 1413, Poultry-House Construction. By M. A. Jull and A. R. Lee, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 30, figs. 29. Department Circular No. 249. Tuberculin Testing of Livestock (revised). By L. B. Ernest and Elmer Lash, Tuberculosis Eradication Division. Pp. 26, figs. 11. Miscellaneous Circular 14 (revised). State Sanitary Requirements Governing Admission of Livestock. Compiled from reports of accredited officials of each State. Pp. 90. Amendment 36 to B. A. I. Order 294, placing the following -named counties in the modified accredited areas for a period of three years from April 2, 1928: Elmore and Payette, Idaho; Newton and Starke, Ind. ; Marshall, Smith, Washington, and Wilson, Kans.; Androscoggin and Kennebec, Me.; Upshur, W. Va., and the town of Strafford, Vt. The following-named counties have been reaccredited for a period of three years from the same date: Minnidoka, Idaho; Lincoln, Kans.; Halifax, Moore, Polk, and Rockingham, N. C. P 1 (mimeographed) . ORGANIZATION OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL IND USTRY Chief: JOHN R. MOHLER. Associate Chief: V . G. HoucK. Assistant Chief: A. W. MILLER . Administrative Assistant: CHARLES C. CARROLL. Chief Clerk: J. R. COHRAN. Editor: D. S. BURCH. Animal Husbandry Division: E. W. SHEETS, chief. Biochemic Division: M. DORSET, chief. Division of Hog-Cholera Control: U. G. HoucK, chief. Division of Virus-Serum Control: D. I. SKIDMORE, chief. Field Inspection Division: G. W. Po"FE, chief. Meat Inspection Division: R. P. STEDDOM, chief. Packers and Stockyards Division: A . W . MILLER, chief. Pathological Divis i on: JoHN S . BucKLEY, chief. Tick Eradication Division: R. A. RAMSAY, chief. Tuberculosis Eradication Division: A. E. WIGHT, chief. Zoological Division: MA URI CE C. HALL, c h ief. Experiment Station: W. E. COTTON, superintendent. 0:ffice of Accounts: GEORGE F. TucKER, i n charge. Office of Personnel: GEORGE H. RussELL, in charge. ADDITIONAL COPIES OF THIS PUBLICATION MAY BE PROCURED FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS U . S .GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFI CE WASHlNGTON, D. C. AT 5 CENTS PER COPY SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, 25 CENTS PER YEAR V