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Pig Health

1st Edition

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John Carr, Shih-Ping Chen, Joseph F. Connor, Roy Kirkwood, Joaquim Segalés
April 17, 2018

Maintaining the health of pigs is vital in pig farming and production. This new book written by experts from around the world focuses on the health of pigs, first with coverage of the disorders of pigs organised by clinical sign and body system. The book explores environmental medicine and then heal...

Animal Handling and Physical Restraint

1st Edition

C. B. Chastain
February 19, 2019

3* Doody's Review rating! Proper handling and restraint are essential to the welfare of captive animals, allowing them to be examined, groomed and treated in ways that contribute to their optimum quantity and quality of life. The aim of the book is to prepare future or current veterinarians and...

The Welfare of Cattle

1st Edition

Terry Engle, Donald J. Klingborg, DVM, Bernard E. Rollin
October 25, 2018

Contains a selection of White Papers, commissioned to better inform the exploration of cattle welfare. These are prepared by notable experts in their field, to help provide factual context around selected topics that impact cattle welfare and production systems. Covers all aspects of...

Goat Medicine and Surgery

1st Edition

David Harwood, Karin Mueller
July 05, 2018

As textbooks go, this is one of the few that I may actually choose to read in a spare moment, not just when madly researching what could possibly be the problem when I get called to a goat farm. It contains interesting information on the background of goat farming, goat behaviour, nutrition and...

Air Quality and Livestock Farming

1st Edition

Thomas Banhazi, Andres Aland, Jörg Hartung
June 07, 2018

Air quality has a direct influence on health, welfare and production performance of livestock as the high concentrations of noxious gases, dust and airborne microorganisms are likely to reduce production efficiency and the general welfare of farm animals. Long term exposure to particulates in...

Pig Health

1st Edition

John Carr, Shih-Ping Chen, Joseph F. Connor, Roy Kirkwood, Joaquim Segalés
May 07, 2018

Maintaining the health of pigs is vital in pig farming and production. This new book written by experts from around the world focuses on the health of pigs, first with coverage of the disorders of pigs organised by clinical sign and body system. The book explores environmental medicine and then...

Neosporosis in Animals

1st Edition

J.P. Dubey, A. Hemphill, R. Calero-Bernal, Gereon Schares
May 04, 2017

Key features: Written by the scientist who named this parasite and was the first to set up proper diagnostic techniques Serves as the first ever book to provide information on the parasite structure, biology, pathogenesis, clinical signs, epidemiology, prevention, and control of neosporosis Covers...

Cattle and Sheep Medicine: Self-Assessment Color Review

2nd Edition

Philip R. Scott
June 01, 2016

The new edition of Cattle and Sheep Medicine incorporates over 250 new clinical cases divided equally between cattle and sheep. The cases appear randomly to reflect real life practice and are presented as a set of integrated questions, photographs and detailed explanatory answers—to educate and not...

Sarcocystosis of Animals and Humans

2nd Edition

J. P. Dubey, R. Calero-Bernal, B.M. Rosenthal, C.A. Speer, R. Fayer
October 15, 2015

Sarcocystis is one of the most prevalent parasites of livestock and also infects many wild mammals, birds, and humans. Written by the authors who pioneered studies of Sarcocystosis of domestic animals, Sarcocystosis of Animals and Humans, Second Edition provides a current and comprehensive review...

Sheep Medicine

2nd Edition

Philip R. Scott
April 24, 2015

Sheep Medicine, Second Edition describes key sheep diseases encountered in general practice along with their diagnoses, treatment, prognoses, control, and, where appropriate, post-mortem features. The book is divided into chapters covering each body system. Each chapter of this completely revised...

Equine Embryo Transfer

1st Edition

Patrick M. McCue, Edward L. Squires
February 18, 2015

This book briefly reviews the history of equine embryo transfer, covering in clinically practical terms the techniques, equipment, and management protocols currently in use. Embryo transfer has become a big business, especially for breeding racing stock (horses and camels), and is therefore a very...

Cattle Medicine

1st Edition

Phillip R. Scott, Colin D. Penny, Alastair Macrae
July 15, 2011

With the aid of a large number of unique high quality images, this book describes the important diseases of cattle encountered by veterinarians in general and farm animal practice. The book covers diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and control. Wherever possible sequential images are used to take the...

Foot and Mouth Disease: Current Perspectives

1st Edition

Francisco Sobrino, Esteban Domingo
August 12, 2004

The shock following the recent outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the UK dispelled the notion that this disease was permanently under control and could be forgotten. FMD proved to be an endemic disease in many countries and continues to pose a major threat to animal health worldwide. The...

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