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Authoritative yet easy to read, Sheep and Goat Medicine, 2nd Edition covers all the latest advances in sheep and goat medicine, including medical treatment, surgery, theriogenology, and nutrition. Full-color photographs and clear instructions provide the answers you need, guiding you through common procedures and techniques such as restraint for examination, administration of drugs, blood collection, and grooming; these descriptions are often accompanied by explanatory diagrams and charts. With diseases, surgeries, and treatments organized by body system, information is always easy to find. New to this edition are chapters on parasite control, nutritional requirements, and performing a necropsy. Developed by Dr. D.G. Pugh, a world-renowned expert on the medical care of sheep and goats, this reference is unmatched for its comprehensive coverage of herd health, physical examination, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases.


1. Handling and Examining Sheep and Goats

2. Feeding and Nutrition

3. Fluid Therapy and Nutritional Support  NEW!

4. Oral-Esophageal Diseases

5. Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System

6. Gastrointestinal Parasitism  NEW!

7. Diseases of the Respiratory System

8. Theriogenology of Sheep and Goats

9. Diseases of the Endocrine System

10. Diseases of the Integumentary System

11. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System

12. Diseases of the Urinary System

13. Diseases of the Neurologic System

14. Diseases of the Eye

15. Diseases of the Mammary Gland

16. Diseases of the Hematologic, Immunologic, and Lymphatic Systems (Multisystem Diseases)

17. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System

18. Anesthetic Management

19. Flock / Herd Health

20. Necropsy  NEW!

Appendix I: Commonly Used Drugs in Sheep and Goats: Suggested Dosages

Appendix II: Reference Intervals and Conversions


ISBN-13: 9781437723540
Publisher: Elsevier (Saunders)
Publication date: August, 2011
Pages: 640

Subcategories: Veterinary Medicine