Fowl Diseases (Research)

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th July 1952.

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Photo of Colonel Leonard Ropner Colonel Leonard Ropner , Barkston Ash 12:00 am, 17th July 1952

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will make a statement with regard to the progress which has been made in research relating to Newcastle disease, salmonella infections and fowl paralysis.

Photo of Mr Thomas Dugdale Mr Thomas Dugdale , Richmond (Yorks)

As this reply, which deals with a scientific subject, is both technical and lengthy, I will write to my hon. Friend.

Photo of Colonel Leonard Ropner Colonel Leonard Ropner , Barkston Ash

Can my right hon. Friend say whether the incidence of these diseases is growing less?

Photo of Mr Thomas Dugdale Mr Thomas Dugdale , Richmond (Yorks)

I would ask my hon. Friend to await the long reply which I will send him.