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A Handbook for the Sheep Clinician

Handbook / Manual

By: Agnes C Winter(Author), Michael Clarkson(Author)

208 pages, 44 illustrations

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Feb 2012 | Edition: 7 | #205007 | ISBN-13: 9781845939748
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Hardback | Feb 2012 | Edition: 7 | #205006 | ISBN-13: 9781845939731
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About this book

An established favourite with veterinary and agricultural students and a valuable addition to the library of any veterinarian or sheep farmer, A Handbook for the Sheep Clinician covers the basics of sheep medicine and production. Geared at being an on-farm reference, it concisely conveys all of the fundamental information for the treatment of sheep worldwide.

In this fully updated and revised 7th edition, topics covered include reproduction, vaccination, pregnancy and newborns, lameness, parasites, diseases, neurology and health promotion. An emphasis on diagnosis and treatment combined with short, easily digestible chapters and step-by-step diagrams makes A Handbook for the Sheep Clinician an essential practical guide to recognising, treating and preventing disease.


1. Production
2. Reproduction
3. Vaccination
4. Thin Sheep
5. The Pregnant Ewe
6. The Periparturient Ewe
7. Newborn Lambs
8. The Lactating Ewe
9. Growing Lambs
10. Sudden Death
11. Lameness
12. Skin and Wool
13. Respiratory Diseases
14. Neurological Diseases
15. Eyes, Ears and Nose
16. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases
17. Notifiable Diseases and Diseases Exotic to UK and Northern Europe
18. Health Schemes
19. Clinical Examination
20. Professional Development

Appendix 1 Clinical Examination
Appendix 2 Neurological Examination of Sheep
Appendix 3 Checklist for Examination of a Sick Lamb
Appendix 4 Professional Development
Appendix 5 Revision Problems and Questions
Appendix 6 Answers

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