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A Handbook for the Sheep Clinician - Paperback

A Handbook for the Sheep Clinician - Paperback

A Winter, M Clarkson

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A Handbook for the Sheep Clinician

An established favourite with veterinary and agricultural students and a valuable addition to the library of any veterinarian or sheep farmer, this handbook covers the basics of sheep medicine and production. Geared at being an on-farm reference, it concisely conveys all of the fundamental information for the treatment of sheep worldwide. In this fully updated and revised 7th edition, topics covered include reproduction, vaccination, pregnancy and newborns, lameness, parasites, diseases, neurology and health promotion. An emphasis on diagnosis and treatment combined with short, easily digestible chapters and step-by-step diagrams makes this book an essential practical guide to recognising, treating and preventing disease.


Students of veterinary medicine or agricultural studies, veterinarians and farmers.

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Author A Winter, M Clarkson
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 202 Pages
ISBN 9781845939748
Publication date Feb-12
Book Type Softcover


Chapter 1 Production

Chapter 2 Reproduction

Chapter 3 Vaccination

Chapter 4 Thin Sheep

Chapter 5 The Pregnant Ewe

Chapter 6 The Periparturient Ewe

Chapter 7 Newborn Lambs

Chapter 8 The Lactating Ewe

Chapter 9 Growing Lambs

Chapter 10 Sudden Death

Chapter 11 Lameness

Chapter 12 Skin and Wool

Chapter 13 Respiratory Diseases

Chapter 14 Neurological Diseases

Chapter 15 Eyes, Ears and Nose

Chapter 16 Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

Chapter 17 Notifiable Diseases and Diseases Exotic to the UK and Northern Europe

Chapter 18 Health Schemes

Appendix 1 Clinical Examination

Appendix 2 Neurological Examination of Sheep

Appendix 3 Checklist for Examination of a Sick Lamb

Appendix 4 Professional Development

Appendix 5 Revision Problems and Questions

Appendix 6 Answers

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