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Cover for Veterinary treatment of pigs.

This book is comprised of 16 chapters covering different aspects of veterinary treatment of pigs. Topics discussed in this book include pig husbandry, nutrition, diagnosis of pig diseases, postmortem examination techniques, veterinary equipment, vaccines, sedation, analgesia, anaesthesia,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition.

Several aspects of pig feeding and nutrition are covered in this chapter. Focus is given on nutrient requirements, water intake, nutritional deficiencies and excesses, nutritional-induced diarrhoea, diseases of the neurological system and the skin as they are related to nutrition and colostrum...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Making a diagnosis and post-mortem technique.

This chapter discusses diagnostic and postmortem examination techniques for pig diseases. Focus is given on clinical examination, diagnostic imaging, postmortem examination including equipment and carcass disposal.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary equipment.

This chapter gives an overview on veterinary equipment used for different procedures in the pig. Veterinary equipment given focus are those for handling, diagnosis, treatment, foot trimming, dentistry and reproductive system.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sedation, analgesia, anaesthesia and euthanasia.

This chapter discusses the techniques used for sedation, analgesia, anaesthesia and euthanasia in pigs. The sedatives, analgesics and anaesthetics licensed for use in the UK are presented.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Surgical procedures.

This chapter covers the surgical procedures performed in pigs related to the skin, locomotory system, gastroenteric system, reproductive system and urinary system. Focus is given on treatment for abscesses, bites, burns, cuts, haematomas, neoplasms, lameness, foot diseases, atresia ani, gastric...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the respiratory and circulatory systems.

The aetiology, clinical signs, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of infectious and non-infectious respiratory diseases of pigs are discussed.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the urino-genital system.

This chapter discusses the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of nephritis, cystitis, porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome, urolithiasis and Stephanurus dentatus infection in pigs. Breeding and reproductive techniques and disorders are also included.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Harness and tack.

This chapter presents and describes the different kinds of harnesses and tacks used in working horses. Focus is given on halters and headcollars, bridles, bits and harnesses.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeds.

This chapter discusses evolution of both the domestic sheep and goats and its structure in UK's sheep and goat industry while presenting an alphabetical list and short description (origin and traits) of the different breeds of sheep and goats in UK and other parts of the world.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter

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