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Cattle Keeper's Veterinary Handbook

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Cattle Keeper's Veterinary Handbook

Chris Watson

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Author: Chris Watson

About The Book

Disease is an inevitable everyday risk for all those who keep cattle and very often it has a huge impact on the animal's welfare, as well as its productivity. This clearly written and easy-to-understand book covers the principal diseases and conditions that occur in cattle and is essential reading for all those who own, or care for, cattle.

  • Enables the reader to clearly identify all the common cattle diseases· Presents a practical, step-by-step description of how to examine an animal.
  • Examines all the body systems and the important diseases associated with each one.
  • Details the underlying processes involved in many common diseases in order to facilitate a logical approach to their treatment and prevention.
  • Helps the stockperson to decide whether they can treat a sick animal themselves or need to seek professional advice.
  • 186 colour photographs.

Additional Information

Author Chris Watson
Availability In Print
Dimensions 246 x 189mm
Extent 192pp
ISBN 9781847971067
Publication date June 2009
Book Type Hardcover


Dedication and Introduction

  1. Recognizing Illness and Problems in Cattle
  2. The Respiratory System
  3. Diseases and Conditions of the Skin
  4. The Digestive System
  5. The Mammary Gland
  6. The Nervous System
  7. Conditions Affecting the Head and Neck
  8. Diseases of the Limbs and Lameness
  9. The Reproductive System
  10. Miscellaneous Diseases and Conditions

Appendix: Statutory National Health Controls

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