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Cover for Concepts in dairy herd health.

This chapter serves as an introduction to the concepts of dairy herd health. Topics discussed include the reasons for improving the health of farmed livestock, definition of herd health, practical implementation of herd health (appreciating client aspirations, establishing farm-specific goals,...

Author(s)
Green, M.; Green, L.; Huxley, J.; Statham, J.; Statham, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of lameness.

This chapter covers lameness in cattle and its control. The definition, incidence and prevalence, impact, heritability and causes of lameness are presented as well as farmer attitudes to lameness. Evaluation and monitoring of lameness are also discussed. Focus is given on treatment of clinical...

Author(s)
Huxley, J.; Archer, S.; Bell, N.; Burnell, M.; Green, L.; Potterton, S.; Reader, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of infectious disease.

This chapter covers the control of infectious diseases in dairy herds. The key principles of infectious disease control that apply to all endemic infectious diseases when conducting herd health are highlighted. The control of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (MAP or Johne's disease), bovine viral...

Author(s)
Green, L.; Archer, S.; Biggs, A.; Bradley, A.; Breen, J.; Down, P.; Green, M.; Kerby, M.; Schaik, G. van; Wapenaar, W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter