Cattle Plague pp 241-262 | Cite as

Legal Measures of Prevention in the 18Th Century

  • C. A. Spinage

Abstract

When rinderpest appeared at Padua in 1711, Lancisi blamed its spread on the throwing of dead animals into the Tiber. To combat its spread, he proposed closure of all stock fairs and markets, separation of sick from healthy beasts, publication of orders against the smuggling of stock, prohibition of drovers leaving their grazing areas and entering healthy places, and killing without exception all unleashed dogs.

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