Out of 14,386 prosecutions under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Act, 186 animals were sent to the College Infirmary by the trying Magistrates.
The students received much practical instructions from these patients.

19.     The fees realised for treatment, shoeing, etc., were Rs. 18,608-4-9
and the cost of feeding was Rs. 39,770-15-3. The latter sum included the
cost of treatment (which includes feeding) of light horse chargers and Govern-
ment animals for which no fees are charged; also keep of the College riding
ponies, ambulance horses and breeding and draft cattle. The excessive cost
of feeding was due to the price of grain and fodder remaining high through-
out the year. An increase in the hospital charges for horses and dog
patients was sanctioned by Government with effect from 1st April 1921.

20.     Fodder Crops.—Several fodder crops such as lucerne, carrots, guinea
grass, sorghum, oats and barley were grown in the College compound.

21.     Ambulances.—The College ambulances were in frequent demand by
the public.

                                Breeding Operations.

22.     The return of stud-bulls maintained at this College is included in
Table VIII of the report of the Civil Veterinary Department, Bengal.

                                Subordinate Establishment.

23.     The total strength of the subordinate veterinary staff employed at
this College is included in Table VII of the report of the Civil Veterinary
Department, Bengal.

                                Expenditure of the College.

24.     The main results and the receipts and expenditure of the College is
given in Table I.

The statement of receipts and expenditure has been compiled by me and
verified by the Accountant-General, Bengal.

                                General Remarks.

25.     Imperial Officer.—From January of this year Mr. P. J. Kerr was
appointed Second Imperial Officer at the College in addition to his own duties,
as Superintendent of the Department.

26.     Teaching Staff.—I agree with the remarks of the Examining Board
that the teaching staff of this College requires considerable strengthening.
At the same time I would add that the present staff have one and all worked
well and given me every assistance.

Mr. D. Dey, Assistant Principal, owing to illness was absent on leave for
three months during the working season.

    The Epizootic Diseases of Animals Department in Calcutta.

The stables as also the cattle buyers in the area under the Glanders and
Farcy Act in Calcutta and its suburbs were frequently inspected by the
inspecting staff. Glanders was detected in 23 stables only.

2.     The total number of horses admitted into the Contagious Diseases
Hospital was 57, of which 24 were destroyed (22 for glanders and 2 for
surra); 11 died (8 from glanders, 2 from surra and 1 from organic com-
plaint). The remainder were discharged as found free from infectious

3.     A sum of Rs. 185 was paid as compensation for horses destroyed
under the Act.