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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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sudden death and post-mortem techniques.

This chapter discusses the iatrogenic causes (disbudding, dehorning, general anaesthesia, epidurals, haemorrhage, drug injections) of sudden death as well as other possible causes which includes: anthrax, cast on the back, chemical poisons, clostridial disease, drowning (may occur at dipping or in...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Herd and flock health plans.

This chapter presents guidelines on the prevention of diseases which may come from importation of goats and sheep (with superior genetic traits purchased) for improving the herd and flocks. Highlights focused on the goat/sheep herd/flock plan.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary medicines.

This chapter covers the veterinary drugs used in South American camelids (llamas and alpacas). Focus is given on antibiotics, antifungal agents, antiprotozoal agents, anthelmintics, ectoparasiticides, steroidal antiinflammatory drugs, non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs, trace element and vitamin...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notifiable diseases.

This chapter concentrates on the notifiable diseases which occur in pigs. Focus is given on the notifiable diseases in the UK or being monitored by the OIE (Office International des Epizooties) worldwide such as foot and mouth disease, rabies, African swine fever, Aujeszky's disease, classical...

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

This chapter covers the different neurological diseases of pigs, including the clinical signs, causative agents and treatment. Focus is given on neurological diseases caused by viruses (African swine fever, Aujeszky's disease, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, classical swine fever, eastern equine...

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

This chapter presents the different veterinary drugs used by veterinary practioners and categorized them based on their therapeutic groups. The chapter ends with a list of medicines that the author suggests should be carried by an ambulatory veterinarian working in the UK. And since sheep and goats ...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Neurological system.

This chapter discusses the diagnosis and treatment of different neurological and eye diseases of sheep and goats in UK enumerating specific disorders at each stage of development (neonatal, preweaning, growing and adulthood). Also included are lists of poisonous plants that are possible causes of...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skin conditions.

The diagnosis, prevention and control and causes of skin diseases in sheep and goats are discussed.

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