The Veterinary Guide to Goat Health and Welfare

The Veterinary Guide to Goat Health and Welfare

Paperback (01 Dec 2019) | English

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Synopsis

Goats are adaptable creatures in the wild but, if kept as pets, or commercially farmed, they rely very heavily on their owners not only for food, water and shelter, but also for protection from disease or injury. This second edition has been extensively updated to include more information on current issues such as antimicrobial and anthelmintic resistance, herd health planning, and new and emerging or changing conditions such as bovine TB. It is a clearly written, well-illustrated book and should be an invaluable, practical reference work aimed at all those who own, or care for, goats whether they be commercial goat farmers, smallholders, stock people, veterinary surgeons, and students. It is written by an experienced veterinary surgeon, and its overall objective is to provide some practical advice on managing goats daily including tips on how to keep them fit and healthy, how to recognize signs of ill health, and when a veterinary surgeon needs to be consulted.

Book information

ISBN: 9781785006210
Publisher: Crowood Press
Imprint: The Crowood Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 636.39089
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 636g
Height: 192mm
Width: 246mm
Spine width: 10mm