Veterinary Guide to Goat Health and Welfare

Author: David Harwood

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1785006223

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Goats are adaptable creatures in the wild but, if kept as pets, or commercially farmed, they rely very heavily on their owners not only for food, water and shelter, but also for protection from disease or injury. This second edition has been extensively updated to include more information on current issues such as antimicrobial and anthelmintic resistance, herd health planning, and new and emerging or changing conditions such as bovine TB. It is a clearly written, well-illustrated book and should be an invaluable, practical reference work aimed at all those who own, or care for, goats whether they be commercial goat farmers, smallholders, stock people, veterinary surgeons and students. It is written by an experienced veterinary surgeon, and its overall objective is to provide some practical advice on managing goats daily including tips on how to keep them fit and healthy, how to recognise signs of ill health, and when a veterinary surgeon needs to be consulted.
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Companion Animal Care and Welfare

The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook

Author: James Yeates

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118688791

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Companion Animal Care and Welfare: The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook presents a comprehensive, accessible and practical reference for all parties seeking information about the proper care of companion animals. Identifies the needs of companion animals, explains how we know these needs, and gives scientifically-backed advice on how to meet these needs Promotes the most humane treatment and best possible care of our companion animals Addresses controversial issues such as selective breeding, companion animal showing, the keeping of exotic species, and the international pet trade Covers the husbandry and care of all major companion animal species, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians
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Farm Animal Behaviour, 2nd Edition

Characteristics for Assessment of Health and Welfare, 2nd Edition

Author: Ingvar Ekesbo,Stefan Gunnarsson

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1786391392

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Completely updated and revised, Farm Animal Behaviour 2nd Edition continues to provide essential information on normal and stereotypic behaviours in a wide variety of farm animals to help in the assessment and diagnosis of their health and welfare. Comprehensive coverage of a range of farmed animals from: horses, cattle, sheep, goats and pigs through to domesticated poultry, deer, ostrich and many other species. Innate, learned and social behaviours are described together with activity, vision and hearing to build a picture of normal behaviours presented in a clear and consistent way for each species. Stereotypic behaviours, injuries and disease, resulting from improper management practices, are outlined in detail. For the second edition Professor Stefan Gunnarsson joins the author team and contributes his long-standing knowledge, clinical and scientific expertise. Many new snapshot photographs in full colour throughout have been added to further illustrate behaviours as they occur. New information on normal and stereotypic behaviours is included. The explosion in new research is captured with a wealth of new references and pointers for further reading. A consistent approach to each species allows for easy comparison. Farm Animal Behaviour 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive yet concise background for all students, postgraduates and practitioners in veterinary medicine, animal science, welfare and ethology.
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Veterinary Treatment of Sheep and Goats

Author: Graham R. Duncanson

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 178064003X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Sheep and goats are farmed worldwide for meat, milk, skins and wool. This diverse range of uses means that many people rely on these animals as a source of income, food and warm clothing, though they can also be kept as pets. With an accessible structure designed for use in the field, this book provides a general veterinary guide to treating common conditions in these animals. It addresses veterinary medicines and their uses, on-site surgery, equipment, normal values and vital signs, vaccination, nutrition, dental treatment, poisoning and dermatology. Worldwide disease conditions are also covered in detail, with a particular focus on the welfare of the animal and economic reality. A valuable field guide for the veterinary practitioner, this book is also essential reading for veterinary students.
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Therapeutics and Control of Sheep and Goat Diseases, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: George C. Fthenakis,Paula Menzies

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709190

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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A comprehensive review of therapeutics and control of sheep and goat diseases for the food animal practitioner! Topics include pharmaceutical control of reproduction in sheep and goats, drug laws and regulations in sheep and goats, treatment and control of peri-parturient metabolic diseases in sheep and goats, treatment and control of mastitis and contagious agalactia, control of important clostridial diseases of sheep, treatment and control of ectoparasites in small ruminants, treatment and control of respiratory disease in sheep, treatment of emergency conditions in sheep and goat, control of brucella ovis infection in sheep, non-pharmaceutical control of endoparasitic infections of sheep, anaesthesia and analgesia in sheep and goats, control of paratuberculosis in sheep and goats, pharmaceutical control of endoparasitic infections in sheep, treatment and control of hoof disorders in sheep and goats, and much more!
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Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy, Volume 1, The Ruminants E-Book

Author: Raymond R. Ashdown,Stanley H. Done,Stephen W. Barnett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723437440

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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The Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy volume 1 presents a unique photographic record of dissections showing the topographical anatomy of the ruminant. With this book you will be able to see the position and relationships of the bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels and viscera that go to make up each region of the body and each organ system. Each book in this three volume series is packed with full-color photographs and drawings of dissections prepared specifically for these texts. Accessibly and systematically structured with each chapter devoted to a specific body region. Important features of regional and topographical anatomy presented using full-color photos of detailed dissections. Detailed color line drawings clarify the relationships of relevant structures. Presents anatomy in a clinical context. Accompanying website with interactive quizzes and the chance to test yourself with self-assessment questions. New chapter on radiological anatomy. Special notes highlight clinical significance of each section.
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External Parasites of Small Ruminants

A Practical Guide to Their Prevention and Control

Author: Peter Bates

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845936647

Category: Medical

Page: 245

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Sheep and goats are farmed throughout the world for meat, fibre, milk and leather. These small ruminants are very susceptible to external parasites, which has significant implications for their health and welfare as well as the quality and value of the end products for which they are farmed. This book gives practical guidance on preventing and controlling ectoparasites that contribute to disease and infection in sheep and goats, discussing types of parasites, the diseases they cause and what methods of control are available, as well as wider implications such as animal welfare and environmental impacts.
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