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Sheep and Goat Medicine

Authoritative yet easy to read, Sheep and Goat Medicine, 2nd Edition covers all the latest advances in sheep and goat medicine, including medical treatment, surgery, theriogenology, and nutrition. Full-color photographs and clear instructions provide the answers you need, guiding you through common procedures and techniques such as restraint for examination, administration of drugs, blood collection, and grooming; these descriptions are often accompanied by explanatory diagrams and charts. With diseases, surgeries, and treatments organized by body system, information is always easy to find. New to this edition are chapters on parasite control, nutritional requirements, and performing a necropsy. Developed by Dr. D.G. Pugh, a world-renowned expert on the medical care of sheep and goats, this reference is unmatched for its comprehensive coverage of herd health, physical examination, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases.

Audience
Veterinarians and students.

Hardbound, 640 Pages

Published: August 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2353-3

Contents

  • 1. Handling and Examining Sheep and Goats

    2. Feeding and Nutrition

    3. Fluid Therapy and Nutritional Support  NEW!

    4. Oral-Esophageal Diseases

    5. Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System

    6. Gastrointestinal Parasitism  NEW!

    7. Diseases of the Respiratory System

    8. Theriogenology of Sheep and Goats

    9. Diseases of the Endocrine System

    10. Diseases of the Integumentary System

    11. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System

    12. Diseases of the Urinary System

    13. Diseases of the Neurologic System

    14. Diseases of the Eye

    15. Diseases of the Mammary Gland

    16. Diseases of the Hematologic, Immunologic, and Lymphatic Systems (Multisystem Diseases)

    17. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System

    18. Anesthetic Management

    19. Flock / Herd Health

    20. Necropsy  NEW!

    Appendix I: Commonly Used Drugs in Sheep and Goats: Suggested Dosages

    Appendix II: Reference Intervals and Conversions

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