1822W.J. BurchellTrav.I. 254The Hantam-berg..is remarkable for being one of the few situations in this part of the country where horses are not liable to the Paardeziekte (Horse distemper), which rages during the summer season, and annually carries off great numbers.
1896R. WallaceFarming Indust. of Cape Col. 319Horse-sickness or ‘paard-ziekte’, Oedema mycosis, is a deadly epizootic disease which has been known in Cape Colony since 1719. It is annually in evidence in some places.
1896R. WallaceFarming Indust. of Cape Col. 321There are at least two varieties of the disease:..The paard-ziekte, the common form in which the lungs are most seriously affected...The dikkop.
1920F.C. CornellGlamour of Prospecting 73In the near vicinity were to be seen several swollen, rotten carcasses of goats, cattle, sheep, or horses, dead of lungsiekte or nieusiekte or paardeziekte.
1973O.H. Spohrtr. ofF. Krauss’s Trav. Jrnl 28Lamziekte amongst the cattle and perdeziekte amongst horses are dreaded diseases.
1983J.A. BrownWhite Locusts 264I have a remedy for the perdesiekte, the horse sickness.
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