Goat Medicine 3rd Edition

Goat Medicine 3rd Edition PDF

By Mary C. Smith and David M. Sherman

Goat Medicine 3rd Edition PDF is a complete resource for understanding caprine diseases worldwide. Covering the latest advances on diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, the two authors, board certified veterinarians with a global experience in goat health and production, offer a comprehensive examination of all important diseases encountered in the goat. The book offers authoritative and clinically relevant information on recognizing, diagnosing, treating, controlling and preventing goat disease at the individual, herd, and national levels.

To aid in reader comprehension and promote seamless assimilation of the knowledge contained within, the book is logically organized by body system and includes full color images throughout. Sample topics covered within the work include:

  • Control of economically important infectious diseases including caprine arthritis encephalitis, paratuberculosis and peste des petits ruminants, as well as internal and external parasites
  • Differential diagnosis of chronic weight loss and sudden death, anesthesia, and dehorning/descenting
  • Nutrition and metabolic diseases, herd health management, and preventive medicine
  • Formulary of drugs used in goats and suggested dosages, plus options for alternative medicine

Scientists, researchers, government veterinarians, laboratory diagnosticians, industry veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary practitioners around the world can confidently consult this book time and again as an all-in-one, complete resource for all topics pertaining to goat health and disease.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

1 Fundamentals of Goat Practice

2 Skin

3 Subcutaneous Swellings

4 Musculoskeletal System

5 Nervous System

6 Ocular System

7 Blood, Lymph, and Immune Systems

8 Cardiovascular System

9 Respiratory System

10 Digestive System

11 Liver and Pancreas

12 Urinary System

13 Reproductive System

14 Mammary Gland and Milk Production

15 Wasting Diseases

16 Sudden Death

17 Anesthesia

18 Dehorning and Descenting

19 Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases

20 Herd Health Management and Preventive Medicine

Appendix

Index

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