Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cholera.

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Examples

  • On account of foot-and-mouth disease and of hog-cholera, strange dogs were taboo on the Kennan ranch.

    CHAPTER XXXV

  • If I can keep the specific micro-organism that causes hog-cholera off my place, I need not fear the disease.

    The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

  • Eminent, conscientious Christian gentlemen, leaders in religious thought, and occasionally country ministers, have accused those who maintain that the church should have a vital active interest in improving economic welfare of trying to make hog-cholera experts out of preachers, thus taking them away from their real tasks.

    Church Cooperation in Community Life

  • _Visiting farms_ where hogs are dying of cholera; walking or driving a team and wagon through the cholera-infected yards; stock buyers, stock-food and cholera-remedy venders that visit the different farms in a neighborhood may distribute the hog-cholera virus through the infected filth that may adhere to the shoes, horses 'feet and wagon wheels.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Such diseases as tuberculosis, glanders and hog-cholera are specific inflammations.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • The shipping of feeding hogs from one section of the country to another, and from public stock-yards, has always been productive of hog-cholera.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Black leg, anthrax and hog-cholera vaccines are valuable agents in the control of disease.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • De Schweinitz and Dorset in 1903 produced typical hog-cholera by inoculating hogs with cholera-blood filtrates that were free from any organism that could be demonstrated by microscopical examination or any cultural method.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Dr. Dorset states that more than fifty-seven per cent of the hog-cholera outbreaks are caused by visiting, exchanging work, exposure on adjoining farms and harboring the infection from year to year (Fig. 79), and more than twenty-three per cent to purchasing hogs and shipping in infected cars, birds and contaminated streams.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • At the beginning of any outbreak of hog-cholera the _body temperatures_ of the apparently healthy animals may vary from 105\260 to 108\260 F.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

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