Keeping Livestock Healthy: A Veterinary Guide to Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Goats and Sheep, 4th Edition / Edition 4

Keeping Livestock Healthy: A Veterinary Guide to Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Goats and Sheep, 4th Edition / Edition 4

by N. Bruce Haynes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1580174353

ISBN-13: 9781580174350

Pub. Date: 11/01/2001

Publisher: Storey Books

Offering expert advice on nutrition, proper housing, and routine maintenance, Keeping Livestock Healthy covers all the everyday medical care your horses, cattle, pigs, goats, and sheep are likely to require. From vaccines and artificial insemination to detecting and treating Lyme disease, Potomac fever, and bluetongue, you’ll find everything you need

Overview

Offering expert advice on nutrition, proper housing, and routine maintenance, Keeping Livestock Healthy covers all the everyday medical care your horses, cattle, pigs, goats, and sheep are likely to require. From vaccines and artificial insemination to detecting and treating Lyme disease, Potomac fever, and bluetongue, you’ll find everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and thriving. Stressing preventative methods wherever possible, N. Bruce Haynes helps you reduce veterinary costs, increase your self-sufficiency, and boost the productivity of your livestock operation. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580174350
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
597,751
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Author's Note to the Third Edition

Preface

I. Preventing Disease

1. The Nature of Disease

2. Nutrition and Health

3. Housing and Health

4. Animal Reproduction

5. Restraint

6. Physical Examination

II. Animal Diseases

7. Diseases Caused by Bacteria

8. Diseases Caused by Viruses

9. Diseases Caused by Yeasts, Molds, and Fungi

10. Diseases Caused by Protozoa

11. Parasitism

12. Metabolic Diseases

13. Deficiency Diseases

14. Miscellaneous Diseases

15. Foreign Animal Diseases

III. Appendix

Recommended References

Glossary IndeX

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