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Title:
Keeping livestock healthy
Author:
Haynes, N. Bruce, 1926-
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Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
North Adams, Mass. : Storey Books, 2001.
Physical Description:
vi, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781580174213

9781580174350
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Offering expert advice on nutrition, proper housing, and routine maintenance, Keeping Livestock Healthy covers all the everyday medical care your horses, cattle, pigs, goats, and sheep are likely to require. From vaccines and artificial insemination to detecting and treating Lyme disease, Potomac fever, and bluetongue, you'll find everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and thriving. Stressing preventative methods wherever possible, N. Bruce Haynes helps you reduce veterinary costs, increase your self-sufficiency, and boost the productivity of your livestock operation.


Author Notes

N. Bruce Haynes, D.V.M., practiced livestock veterinary care for more than half a century and taught for many years at New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. He earned his D.V.M. from Cornell University and belongs to several state and national professional veterinary associations


Table of Contents

Robert F. Kahrs, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Forewordp. iv
Prefacep. v
Part 1 Preventing Diseasep. 1
1 The Nature of Diseasep. 2
2 Nutrition and Healthp. 19
3 Housing and Healthp. 44
4 Animal Reproductionp. 59
5 Restraintp. 101
6 Physical Examinationp. 124
Part 2 Animal Diseasesp. 139
7 Diseases Caused by Bacteriap. 141
8 Diseases Caused by Viruses and Chlamydiap. 211
9 Diseases Caused by Yeasts, Molds, and Fungip. 249
10 Diseases Caused by Protozoa and Rickettsiap. 256
11 Parasitismp. 263
12 Metabolic Diseasesp. 280
13 Deficiency Diseasesp. 290
14 Miscellaneous Diseasesp. 298
15 Foreign Animal Diseasesp. 322
Recommended Readingp. 330
Metric Conversions Chartp. 331
Glossaryp. 332
Indexp. 336