Practical Lambing and Lamb Care

A Veterinary Guide

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Author: Andrew Eales,John Small,Colin Macaldowie

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470698314

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Millions of lambs and ewes die each year during the lambing season. The reasons behind this high level of perinatal mortality are not easily explained and problems that do arise may be difficult to predict. This fully revised new edition of Practical Lambing and Lamb Care attempts to unravel this complex subject by providing practical guidance and information on all aspects of lambing and lamb care. It covers the major diseases and problems in lambs, from poisoning to foot and mouth disease, and includes chapters on the health of the ewe (including abortion issues), preventative methods, lambing techniques and also considers animal welfare issues. A first aid manual for all sheep farmers and veterinary students, with essential information on improving lamb mortality and avoiding stress at lambing time New material on zoonotic infections, handling and storage of drugs, flock health plans, and considerations for organic producers Lots of colour photographs to aid in the diagnosis, treatment and management of disease

Practical Lambing and Lamb Care

A Veterinary Guide

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Author: Neil Sargison,James Patrick Crilly,Andrew Hopker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119140676

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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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

Manual of Lambing Techniques

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Author: Agnes Winter,Cicely Hill

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 184797578X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 96

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Lambing can be a challenging prospect whether it's your first or your thirty-first season. This highly practical manual will take you through the period approaching, during and immediately after lambing. Advice is given on how to deal with a range of situations, from normal and malpresentations to the sick in-lamb ewe, abortion, pre- and post-lambing prolapses, to the health of the newborn lamb. It also covers the problems and emergencies that could arise in the first few days, and the easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by specially-commissioned illustrations.

Sheep Health, Husbandry and Disease

A Photographic Guide

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Author: Agnes C Winter,Clare Phythian

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975402

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 208

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This comprehensive book covers all aspects of sheep health and disease, and sheep husbandry throughout the annual breeding cycle. Through extensive and detailed photographs it highlights the disease and welfare issues that can arise within the great variety of breeds and flock types. Written by two veterinary surgeons closely involved in sheep health, this book takes a veterinary view of husbandry and emphasizes the importance of keeping diseases out of a flock. From practical tasks such as how to check teeth, feet and udders, through to vaccination schedules, injection techniques and parasite control, it covers the whole life cycle of your flock. Topics covered include: Routine procedures; Selecting breeding stock; Internal and external parasites; Tupping time; Pregnancy; Lambing ewes; Lameness. An essential guide to all aspects of sheep health, disease and sheep husbandry through the annual breeding cycle. Invaluable reference for anyone who keeps sheep on a small scale, with one or two as pets, to those with a commercial flock. It will be of interest also to agricultural and veterinary students and shepherds working with valuable pedigree flocks. Considers how to tackle common diseases, the potential problems that can arise and the preventative measures that can be taken. Superbly illustrated with 609 extensive and detailed colour photographs. Agnes Winter is a specialist sheep vet and Honarary Professor of the Veterinary School at the University of Liverpool and Clare Phythian is a full-time veterinary surgeon specializing in sheep health and welfare.

Practical lambing

a guide to veterinary care at lambing

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Author: F. A. Eales,J. Small

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd

ISBN: 9780582409002

Category: Medical

Page: 132

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The newborn lamb; Lambing the ewe; Problems in newborn lambs; Problems in ewes; Prevention of problems; Techniques for treating newborn lambs.

The sheep book

a handbook for the modern shepherd

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Author: Ronald B. Parker,Garrison Keillor

Publisher: Swallow Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 321

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The Sheep Book is widely recognized as a classic. Ron Parker brings together a farmer's day-by-day practical experience and a scientist's mind in a gracefully written narrative. In this revised edition, he updates many aspects of sheep stewardship-such as new or newly banned medications, progress in reproductive technology, popular new sheep breeds, and the growing dairy sheep field. Updated nutrition tables, as well as email and web addresses, further enhance the sensible advice and gentle wit of The Sheep Book.

The Veterinary Book for Sheep Farmers

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Author: David C. Henderson

Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications

ISBN: 9781903366301

Category: Medical

Page: 689

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A wide-ranging manual on sheep diseases which offers to increase productivity and profitability by improving the standard of husbandry and upgrading the health status of the flock. The book stresses the understanding of the causes and development of disease so that a full prevention programme can be planned. A major section describes the latest techniques for fertility control.

Practical Sheep Keeping

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Author: Kim Cardell

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975860

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Practical Sheep Keeping explains everything you need to know to manage sheep and keep them healthy. Aimed particularly at the keeper of the small flock - say around thirty ewes - the principles nevertheless apply to flocks of all sizes. From choosing and buying, through housing, feeding and routine management, to breeding and lambing, Kim Cardell offers sound advice based on many years' experience. Contents include: Where to begin; Fencing, shelter and housing; Moving, handling and transport; Breeding and genetics; Nutrition.Grassland and crops; Wool and shearing; Keeping the flock healthy; Lambing and lamb rearing; Marketing and business. A comprehensive guide to sheep keeping aimed at sheep farmers and potential sheep farmers, especially on a smaller scale. Gives sound advice on how to manage sheep and how to keep them healthy. Fully illustrated with over 120 black & white photographs and diagrams. Kim Cardell is an experienced sheep keeper, farming journalist and past editor of The Sheep Farmer.

Sheep Medicine, Second Edition

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Author: Philip R. Scott

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498700152

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Sheep Medicine, Second Edition describes key sheep diseases encountered in general practice along with their diagnoses, treatment, prognoses, control, and, where appropriate, post-mortem features. The book is divided into chapters covering each body system. Each chapter of this completely revised and updated book opens with a recommended approach to clinical examination of the featured body system, rather than simply providing a listing of disorders and diseases. The book also guides readers through all stages of the disease process highlighting the critical clinical features important in the diagnosis. Ancillary tests available to veterinary practitioners are detailed, emphasising their practical applications and cost limitations. Several self-assessment exercises featuring typical clinical cases affecting each body system are collected in a revision chapter at the end of the book. Diseases and disorders are included with the common differential diagnoses followed by the specific diagnosis and recommended treatment(s). The book is invaluable to veterinarians in practice and training, animal scientists and agricultural advisors, and scientists interested in animal welfare.

Beautiful Sheep

Portraits of Champion Breeds

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Author: Kathryn Dun

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312385125

Category: Photography

Page: 112

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Showcases the world's most visually aesthetic sheep breeds, from heavy-fleeced wool producers to varieties that were bred for their meat and tolerance for harsh climates, in a photographic tribute that shares accompanying historical and geographical information.

Clinical Atlas of Small Animal Cytology

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Author: Andrew G. Burton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119215129

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Clinical Atlas of Small Animal Cytology provides an essential guide for interpreting cytologic samples to diagnose small animal patients. Features photographs of diseases with a diagnosis confirmed by pathognomonic cytologic features, histopathology, special stains, microbial culture, or other confirmatory tests Emphasizes characteristic features of each disease and distinguishing features Provides multiple images to differentiate cells from lesions that could look similar Presents more than 500 representative high-quality images

Bovine Medicine

Diseases and Husbandry of Cattle

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Author: Anthony H. Andrews,Roger W. Blowey,Hugh Boyd,Roger G. Eddy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470752394

Category: Medical

Page: 1232

View: 755

Bovine Medicine provides practical and comprehensive information on cattle disease and production and is a key reference for all large animal vets. Since the first edition was published in 1991 there have been significant improvements in disease control and management of cattle. Almost all parts of the book have been updated and completely rewritten. There are new chapters on surgery, embryo transfer, artificial insemination, ethno-veterinary medicine and biosecurity, and a new consolidating chapter on the interaction between the animal, environment, management and disease. The previous edition has sold all over the world, and as a result of this a greater emphasis has been placed on conditions and their treatment in areas other than temperate regions. A new section entitled "Global Variation in Cattle Practice" has been included with contributors discussing bovine medicine practice in their part of the world. All in all this is an outstanding resource for any practising vet and an excellent reference for veterinary students.

Advanced Persistent Security

A Cyberwarfare Approach to Implementing Adaptive Enterprise Protection, Detection, and Reaction Strategies

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Author: Ira Winkler,Araceli Treu Gomes

Publisher: Syngress

ISBN: 012809365X

Category: Computers

Page: 260

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Advanced Persistent Security covers secure network design and implementation, including authentication, authorization, data and access integrity, network monitoring, and risk assessment. Using such recent high profile cases as Target, Sony, and Home Depot, the book explores information security risks, identifies the common threats organizations face, and presents tactics on how to prioritize the right countermeasures. The book discusses concepts such as malignant versus malicious threats, adversary mentality, motivation, the economics of cybercrime, the criminal infrastructure, dark webs, and the criminals organizations currently face. Contains practical and cost-effective recommendations for proactive and reactive protective measures Teaches users how to establish a viable threat intelligence program Focuses on how social networks present a double-edged sword against security programs

The Backyard Sheep

An Introductory Guide to Keeping Productive Pet Sheep

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Author: Sue Weaver

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428488

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

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Raise a flock of sheep in your backyard. Even with a limited amount of space, you can enjoy homegrown fleece and fresh milk, as well as the endearing company of these family-friendly animals. Sue Weaver provides all the instructions you need for selecting a breed; housing and feeding; harvesting fleece; and milking. With simple recipes for making cheese and yogurt, and tips on processing fleece for wool, you’ll enjoy the varied and numerous rewards of keeping sheep.

Sheep Farming for Meat and Wool

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Author: Jane Court,John Webb Ware,Sue Hides

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 0643092943

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 322

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Sheep Farming for Meat and Wool is based on research and extension projects conducted over many years by the Department of Primary Industries and its predecessors and the University of Melbourne. The book covers business management, pasture growth and management, nutrition and feed management, drought management, reproductive management, disease management, genetic improvement, animal welfare and working dog health,. It also gives seasonal reminders for a spring lambing wool-producing flock, for autumn lambing Merino ewes joined to Border Leicester rams, and for winter lambing crossbred ewes joined to terminal sires. The book guides on the why and how of sheep production, and will assist farmer groups to initiate activities aimed at increasing their efficiency in specific areas of sheep production. Sue Hides is a Veterinary Officer with the Victorian Department of Primary Industries. She has worked many years in the Gippsland region, in the delivery of animal health and welfare programs. John Webb Ware is a veterinarian and senior consultant with the University of Melbourne's Mackinnon Project. He has expertise in animal production systems and animal health. Jane Court is a Sheep Industry Officer with the Victorian Department of Primary Industries. Currently based in Seymour, she has also worked in East Gippsland, Central and North-East Victoria. She has worked on a range of trials including worm control, woolclip analysis, the Grasslands Productivity Program and Merino bloodline evaluation and is a past President of the Grassland Society of Southern Australia.

The Sheep Keeper's Veterinary Handbook

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Author: Agnes C. Winter,Judith Charnley

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781861262356

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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This comprehensive book covers how to acquire a healthy flock, routine procedures to keep them healthy, common diseases, how to identify problems, how to deal with them, and when to consult the vet. Written by two qualified veterinary surgeons, each with extensive experience of running their own flocks, the clear, easy-to-follow style will enable the book to be used by all sheep keepers, from novices or amateurs with small flocks, to those with larger or pedigree flocks.

The Sheep Book For Smallholders

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Author: Tim Tyne

Publisher: Good Life

ISBN: 190487164X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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This promises to be the only book on sheep you will ever need! Packed full of detailed information, The Sheep Book for Smallholders covers every aspect of keeping sheep on a small scale. Beginning with a brief overview of the sheep industry, and the rise and fall of the artisan shepherd, the author has logically divided the book up into the shepherd's calendar, so that the sheep keeper knows what to expect with each season. All aspects of looking after the flock are covered, including selection, culling, nutrition, housing, lambing, grassland management, ailments and prevention. There are also sections on home slaughter and butcher, and, uniquely, processing the byproducts, including the fleece and keeping sheep for dairying. Unusually, the book also has a section on training sheepdogs. Supported by stunning photography and clear illustrations, as well as huge and useful appendices. This is a welcome addition to the smallholder's bookshelf, and is going to be a reference classic in years to come.

An Introduction to Keeping Sheep

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Author: Jane Upton,Dennis Soden

Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications

ISBN: 9780852363324

Category: Pets

Page: 115

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An Introduction to Keeping Sheep gives small-scale sheepkeepers advice on a range of basic topics, from handling to showing. This second edition features a complete revision of the section on illnesses and lambing.

Multiple Choice Questions for Haematology and Core Medical Trainees

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Author: Barbara J. Bain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119210526

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Written to help haematology and general medical trainees evaluate their own knowledge, and particularly useful for those preparing for the Part 1 examination of the Royal College of Pathologists. This exam-centered book will also be of use to core medical trainees preparing for the examinations of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and to haematology and general medicine trainees in other countries where methods of examination are similar. The 150 questions are presented in two formats, Single Best Answer and Extended Matching Question, and comes complete with detailed feedback and, when appropriate, relevant references are given for each question so that those who select the wrong answer will understand why another answer is better. Quick reference question book, ideal for examination preparation Includes 50 SBA questions, ideal for the Part 1 and Part 2 MRCP examinations, which although having a general medical slant, are also appropriate for haematology specialist trainees Includes 70Â SBA multiple choice questions appropriate for haematology specialist trainees but also useful to core medical trainees Includes 30Â EMQs suitable for those taking Part 1 of the FRCPath examination Questions come complete with fully referenced answers and discussion points This book provides an educational tool for training as well as an ideal way to prepare for examinations and is also of value to those who examine in haematology and haematopathology.