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
     
 


This classic handbook has been read by over 100,000 livestock owners and veterinary students since its first publication in 1978. In this newly updated edition, veterinarian Bruce Haynes has added the latest information on the technologies and diseases that livestock owners need to know. He tells readers about recent developments in vaccines, artificial… See more details below

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This classic handbook has been read by over 100,000 livestock owners and veterinary students since its first publication in 1978. In this newly updated edition, veterinarian Bruce Haynes has added the latest information on the technologies and diseases that livestock owners need to know. He tells readers about recent developments in vaccines, artificial insemination, ultrasonography, disease testing, and drug treatments. He also provides new information on diseases such as Lyme disease, Potomac fever, blue tongue, and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580174350
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
742,029
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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