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Cover for Diseases of the endocrine pancreas and equine metabolic syndrome.

This chapter discussed regulation of glucose metabolism in horses and on the clinical aspects, diagnosis, epidemiology, management and risk factors of diseases affecting its balance such as diabetes mellitus, equine metabolic syndrome, insulin dysregulation, insulin resistance, and...

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Non-test observations.

This chapter presents different examples of animal behavioural studies done in a housed setting, emphasizing the non-test situation and what we can learn from this for use in behavioural tests. Some of the behaviour which were highlighted are locomotion activity (chicks) and feeding behaviour...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Clinical approach to pastern dermatitis.

This chapter describes the aetiology, risk factors, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of pastern dermatitis in horses.

Author(s)
Marsella, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395085)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veterinary clinical skills manual.

This book provides step-by-step guidance on the essential clinical skills required by veterinary students before they face clinical situations encountered in the real world of the busy veterinary professional. It has 25 chapters which is divided into nine sections, of which six are practical...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book
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Cover for Equine foot related skills: example shoe removal.

In this chapter, information on revising the anatomical landmarks of the equine hoof, what equipment is required to remove a shoe and how to remove a shoe safely for you, your patient and the horse handler were discussed.

Author(s)
Weller, R.; Day, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics and other technologies for increasing the productivity of cattle, sheep and pigs: welfare implications.

This chapter discusses the problems with lameness and poor leg conformation; difficulty maintaining body condition in breeding females; behaviour problems associated with genetic selection that may be detrimental to animal welfare; loss of disease resistance; heart and circulatory problems; and...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare challenges: feedlot cattle.

The different aspects that affect the welfare of cattle in feedlots are described, including mud and manure, heat and cold stress, lameness, bovine respiratory disease (BRD), Mycoplasma bovis, liver abscesses, other internal lesions and preconditioning to prevent these health problems. Handling,...

Author(s)
Martin, M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the claw and foot skin.

This chapter reviews the different diseases affecting the hoof (or claw) and the horn capsule and infectious disorders of the foot and foot skin of cattle highlighting its clinical features and diagnosis.

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The genetics of contact dermatitis in poultry.

The prevalence of contact dermatitis traits is an important consideration in modern poultry production, as part of the general focus on leg health and welfare traits. Contact dermatitis is seen as a lesion or discolouration of the skin, potentially accompanied by inflammation or necrosis. Various...

Author(s)
Kapell, D. N. R. G.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Miscellaneous conditions.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of anticoagulant, lead, pesticide and insecticide toxicity; dealing with bumblefoot, cloacal prolapse, ectoparasites, egg binding, head trauma, metabolic and nutritional disorders, paraparesis and spinal trauma, soiled feathers,...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter

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