Keeping Livestock Healthy: A Veterinary Guide to Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Goats and Sheep / Edition 4 by N. Bruce Haynes, Robert F. Kahrs | | 9781580174213 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Keeping Livestock Healthy: A Veterinary Guide to Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Goats and Sheep / Edition 4

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

by N. Bruce Haynes, Robert F. Kahrs
     
 

ISBN-10: 1580174213

ISBN-13: 9781580174213

Pub. Date: 11/01/2001

Publisher: Storey Books

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

Overview

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:
9781580174213
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 11.62(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordiv
Prefacev
Part 1Preventing Disease1
1The Nature of Disease2
2Nutrition and Health19
3Housing and Health44
4Animal Reproduction59
5Restraint101
6Physical Examination124
Part 2Animal Diseases139
7Diseases Caused by Bacteria141
8Diseases Caused by Viruses and Chlamydia211
9Diseases Caused by Yeasts, Molds, and Fungi249
10Diseases Caused by Protozoa and Rickettsia256
11Parasitism263
12Metabolic Diseases280
13Deficiency Diseases290
14Miscellaneous Diseases298
15Foreign Animal Diseases322
Recommended Reading330
Metric Conversions Chart331
Glossary332
Index336

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