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.New to this edition:
Author info:By D. G. Pugh, DVM, MS, Diplomate- American College of Theriogenologists; Diplomate- American College of Veterinary Nutrition; Professor Food Animal Section, SouthernTraxx Veterinary Services, Waverly, Alabama, A.N. Baird, DVM, MS, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Section Chief, Large Animal Surgery, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University, School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, Indiana.Table of contents
- Full-color photographs and graphics accurately depict conditions and procedures.
- New Fluid Therapy and Nutritional Support chapter covers emergency and critical care essential to the care of sheep and goats.
- New Gastrointestinal Parasitism chapter covers treatments for parasites, key to the successful management of all flocks.
- New Necropsy chapter helps you prevent disease outbreaks in a flock by determining the cause of death.