Sheep and Goat Diseases

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SKU:  9781910455586
Product  9781910455586
Authored by a veterinary specialist, this book provides a comprehensive overview of diseases of veterinary importance, including recent emerging diseases such as Bluetongue and Schmallenberg. Diseases are presented at the level of the whole organism and by individual organ, with illustrations for easy identification. Preventative medicine is also extensively discussed, with practical tips for good husbandry techniques. Sheep and Goat Diseases is adapted from the bestselling German book in its 4th edition. It will be beneficial to farmers at all levels, including smallholders, hobbyists and commercial farmers. It is also a valuable resource for agricultural and veterinary students. Dr. Johannes Winkelmann is a veterinary specialist and the former director of the Animal Health Service of the North Rhine-Westphalian Chamber of Agriculture. He has a particular interest in diseases of sheep and goats, and has also been involved in the Sheep Health Service. *** "This book is intended for inexperienced sheep and goat producers to guide them in conditions requiring veterinary intervention. It is short and concise with good illustrations and photographs. It is easy for readers to flip through and is divided into appropriate chapters that address many commonly observed disorders. ...this book achieves its goal of being a quick reference for novice producers to determine when to call a veterinarian for assistance or to proceed on their own." --Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 251, No. 6, September 2017 [Subject: Veterinary Medicine]