Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 14, Issue 2
Veterinarians who have had experience with the new Allied Brand of desiccated rabbit-origin hog cholera vaccine (swivax) are beginning to realize that if properly used, it makes possible the eventual elimination of widespread cholera outbreaks.
A Hereford cow, age 5 1/2 years, was admitted to Stange Memorial Clinic on Oct. 20, 1951, for sterility examination with a history of having been bred several times. The cow had been purchased and at the time of purchase was with calf. She gave 108 birth to a normal healthy calf, but would not conceive subsequently.
The purpose of this article is to elaborate on a few differences between veterinary practice in Iowa and practice, as I knew it, in Newmarket, Canada. Newmarket is a town in southern Ontario, between Lake Ontario and Lake Simcoe, about 30 miles north of the city of Toronto. Here, for seven years, I was associated with another practitioner in conducting a mixed veterinary practice consisting mostly of large animal work.