Sheep Health, Husbandry and Disease: A Photographic Guide
This comprehensive book covers all aspects of sheep health, husbandry, and disease 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, it 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 and lambing ewes, and lameness.
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