Practical Lambing and Lamb Care: A Veterinary Guide, 4th Edition

The Fourth Edition of Practical Lambing and Lamb Care offers a complete revision and update to this comprehensive and practical resource to all aspects of lambing and lamb care.

  • Offers a thoroughly revised edition of this practical guide to all aspects of lambing and lamb care
  • Presents an authoritative resource for anyone involved in the care of pregnant ewes and newborn lambs, especially sheep farmers and veterinarians
  • Written by leading authors in the field
  • Includes information on health problems, abortion, lambing management, obstetrics and much more

Preface to the Fourth Edition vii

1 General Lambing Management 1

2 Specific Causes of Lamb and Kid Mortality 37

3 Husbandry and Health Planning to Prepare for Lambing or Kidding: Ensuring Pregnancy in Ewes and Does 61

4 Husbandry and Health Planning to Prepare for Lambing: Nutritional Management of Pregnant Ewes and Does 87

5 Husbandry and Health Planning to Prepare for Lambing: Health Management of Pregnant Ewes and Does 101

6 Identifying Unwell Ewes and Lambs, Does and Kids 129

7 Legislation 139

Index 155

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