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Get practical answers from the only guide on care of sheep, goats, and cervids! Authoritative yet easy to read, Sheep, Goat Cervid Medicine, 3rd Edition covers all latest advances in field, including diseases medical treatment, surgery, pain management, theriogenology, nutrition. Clear instructions hundreds full-color photographs you step by through common procedures restraint for examination, administration drugs, blood collection, grooming. New this edition is coverage deer elk medicine, reflecting growing interest these ruminants. Written an expert team led Dr. D.G. Pugh, comprehensive reference ideal veterinarians also owners sheep goats. writing style consistent organization makes book understand use, with disease chapters pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention. Coverage both surgery medicine each body systems chapter it easier choose between treatment options specific disorders. Superbly illustrated surgical clearly demonstrate steps follow performing reproductive surgery. Diverse, contributors include most experienced authorities, providing current information valuable breeding stock as well pets. Useful appendixes, now veterinary feed directives, offer convenient access drugs drug dosages, fluid therapy, normal values conversions. Consistent, logical format find beginning physical examination diagnostic procedures, followed discussions that involve system. Comprehensive Feeding Nutrition diet evaluation, method balancing rations, total parenteral nutrition, examples nutritious diets. Explanation differences behavior goats shows how they are not same, require different methods treatment. NEW! cervids has been added throughout book, popularity elk. Thorough content updates made reflect research evidence. 170 new photos have added. Anesthesia Pain Management includes a section management strategies, emphasis controlling small Expert Consult website offers online version making search entire electronically. Two authors respected well-known experts educators: Misty Edmondson Thomas Passler.

This book covers the most significant breeds of cattle, goats, sheep, and swine – from common Guernsey cow to near-extinct Guinea hog. For each breed, Ekarius provides full-colour photographs, a brief history, details about breed’s unique qualities quirks. Readers will enjoy reading major such as iconic Holstein cow, Icelandic well hundreds lesser-known varieties, like long-legged, ginger-coloured Tamworth pig; lilac-spotted Jacob Sheep; deer San Clemente goat; powerful, droopy-eared Guzerat cow.