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Written by leading food animal researchers, practitioners, and educators, this comprehensive guide provides quick access to the latest medical and surgical interventions for cattle, sheep, and goats. The concise, quick-reference format and logical body systems organization make it ideal for use in both the clinical setting and the field. You’ll easily locate key information on preventing, treating, and managing disease in food animals, as well as expert insights on improving outcomes for individual animals and herd populations.
• Authoritative, cutting-edge coverage offers clinically relevant strategies for diagnosing and managing a wide range of diseases and disorders in food animals, with a focus on cattle, sheep, and goats.
• Logically organized content is easy-to-follow and provides a practical approach to determining appropriate medical and surgical interventions.
• Concise, easy-to-read format helps you find essential information quickly and easily.
• Expert editors, consultants, and writers ensure the accuracy, relevance, and timeliness of each topic to keep you on the cutting edge of food animal therapy.
• New editors and a new team of section editors bring a fresh perspective and authoritative guidance on caring for food animals.
• Completely revised and updated content includes new sections on topics such as:
• Genital surgery
• Pharmacology and therapeutics
• Restraint, anesthesia, and pain management
• Cow-calf/small ruminant production medicine
• Feedlot production medicine
• Coverage of hot topics in the field includes biosecurity in feedlots, therapy in organic livestock medicine, and ethical responsibilities in selecting drugs for use in food animals.
• Expanded treatment options incorporate surgical interventions where appropriate, including laparoscopic procedures.
Sect. I Digestive System Allen J. Roussel, Jr. Roussel, Allen J., Jr. David E. Anderson Anderson, David E.
1 Pharyngeal Lacerations and Retropharyngeal Abscesses in Ruminants D. Michael Rings Rings, D. Michael 2
2 Vesicular Diseases of Ruminants Kevin E. Washburn Washburn, Kevin E. 3
3 Actinomycosis and Actinobacillosis Allen J. Roussel, Jr. Roussel, Allen J., Jr. 6
4 Esophageal Obstructions/Choke D. Michael Rings Rings, D. Michael 8
5 Bloat or Ruminal Tympany Robert N. Streeter Streeter, Robert N. 9
6 Function and Dysfunction of the Ruminant Forestomach Walter Grunberg Grunberg, Walter Peter D. Constable Constable, Peter D. 12
7 Rumen Indigestion and Putrefaction Franklyn B. Garry Garry, Franklyn B. 20
8 Ruminal Acidosis and Rumenitis Karl W. Kersting Kersting, Karl W. James R. Thompson Thompson, James R. Maren J. Connolly Connolly, Maren J. 23
9 Rumenotomy and Rumenostomy Andrew Niehaus Niehaus, Andrew 27
10 Abomasal Ulcers Marie-Eve Fecteau Fecteau, Marie-Eve Robert H. Whitlock Whitlock, Robert H. 29
11 Abomasal Emptying Defect in Sheep D. Michael Rings Rings, D. Michael 34
12 Pathophysiology of Displacement of the Abomasum in Cattle David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 35
13 Displaced Abomasum in Cattle Andrew Niehaus Niehaus, Andrew 40
14 Prognostic Indicators and Comparison of Corrective Fixation Techniques for Displacement of the Abomasum in Dairy Cattle Kenneth D. Newman Newman, Kenneth D. 44
15 Laparoscopic Abomasopexy for Correction of Left Displaced Abomasum Kenneth D. Newman Newman, Kenneth D. David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 48
16 Hepatotoxicities of Ruminants A. Catherine Barr Barr, A. Catherine 51
17 Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome David C.Van Metre Van Metre, David C. 55
18 Clostridium novyi (Myonecrosis, Black Disease, and Bacillary Hemoglobinuria) and Clostridium septicum (Braxy) Infections J. Glenn Sanger Sanger, J. Glenn 58
19 Clostridial Enterotoxemia (Clostridium perfringens) J. Glenn Songer Songer, J. Glenn 62
20 Johne's Disease (Paratuberculosis) Michael T. Collins Collins, Michael T. 65
21 Neonatal Calf Diarrhea Jonathan M. Naylor Naylor, Jonathan M. 70
22 Helminth Parasites of the Ruminant Gastrointestinal Tract Thomas M. Craig Craig, Thomas M. 78
23 Gastrointestinal Protozoal Infections in Ruminants Thomas M. Craig Craig, Thomas M. 91
24 Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Paul H. Walz Walz, Paul H. 96
25 Salmonellosis in Ruminants Virginia L. Mohler Mohler, Virginia L. John House House, John 106
26 Winter Dysentery Linda J. Saif Saif, Linda J. 112
27 Duodenal Obstruction David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 114
28 Trichobezoars David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 116
29 Intussusception David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 118
30 Intestinal Volvulus David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 120
31 Intestinal Atresia David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 122
32 Rectal Prolapse David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 125
Sect. II Metabolic Diseases Thomas H. Herdt Herdt, Thomas H.
33 Milk Fever (Parturient Paresis) in Cows, Ewes, and Doe Goats Garrett R. Oetzel Oetzel, Garrett R. Jesse P. Goff Goff, Jesse P. 130
34 Phosphorus Deficiency Jesse P. Goff Goff, Jesse P. 135
35 Ruminant Hypomagnesemic Tetanies Jesse P. Goff Goff, Jesse P. 137
36 Ketosis Thomas H. Herdt Herdt, Thomas H. Brian J. Gerloff Gerloff, Brian J. 141
37 Pregnancy Toxemia in Sheep and Goats Misty A. Edmondson Edmondson, Misty A. David G. Pugh Pugh, David G. 144
38 Fatty Liver in Dairy Cattle Thomas H. Herdt Herdt, Thomas H. Brian J. Gerloff Gerloff, Brian J. 146
39 Clinical. Use of Ultrasound for Subcutaneous Fat Thickness Measurements in Dairy Cattle Nanda P. Joshi Joshi, Nanda P. Thomas H. Herdt Herdt, Thomas H. 150
40 Metabolic Profiling Robert J. Van Saun Van Saun, Robert J. 153
Sect. III Respiratory System Jeffrey Lakritz Lakritz, Jeffrey David E. Anderson Anderson, David E.
41 Mannheimia haemolytica- and Pasteurella multocida-Induced Bovine Pneumonia Douglas L. Step Step, Douglas L. Anthony W. Confer Confer, Anthony W. 164
42 Viral Diseases of the Bovine Respiratory Tract Robert W. Fulton Fulton, Robert W. 171
43 Mycoplasmas in Bovine Respiratory Disease Ricardo F. Rosenbusch Rosenbusch, Ricardo F. 192
44 Ovine and Caprine Respiratory Disease: Infectious Agents, Management Factors, and Preventive Strategies Sherrill Fleming Fleming, Sherrill 194
45 Disorders of the Upper Respiratory Tract in Food Animals Jeffrey Lakritz Lakritz, Jeffrey D. Michael Rings Rings, D. Michael Bruce L. Hull Hull, Bruce L. 199
46 Surgery of the Larynx and Trachea David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 207
47 Thoracic Surgery in Cattle David E. Anderson Anderson, David E. 209