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The Veterinary Book For Dairy Farmers

Author : Roger Blowey
ISBN : 1908397772
Genre : Dairy cattle
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The ever-changing world of cattle farming requires farmers to be up-to-date with best-practice procedures and the latest advances in husbandry techniques. Now in its 4th edition Roger Blowey's updated version of the acclaimed A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers deals with newly emerging problems in cattle farming as well as covering the necessary knowledge required for maintenance and prosperity. In this practical guide to animal health and husbandry, the author highlights developments in established conditions including lameness, Johnes, BVD and mastitis. Other updates include the prevention and treatment of emerging diseases such as Schmallenberg and Blue Tongue and current issues in farming such as developments in calf rearing and increasing incidence of botulism and antimicrobial resistance. Translating the latest developments in veterinary research coupled with a long career in veterinary medicine the author provides a comprehensive and practical text for dairy farmers, stockmen, veterinary academics and students alike to navigate this changing field.

A Veterinary Book For Dairy Farmers

Author : Roger William Blowey
ISBN : 0852364997
Genre : Dairy cattle
File Size : 77. 23 MB
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The third edition of a textbook used as a standard in college courses, (it can also be obtained along with its accompanying CD-ROM to give easier searching facilities). In full colour and completely updated, it gives advice on maintaining intensely-managed stock in first-class condition and on optimising productivity. The book offers valuable advice for dealing with sick animals. It is also valuable in its advice concerning preventative medicine for stock.

A Veterinary Book For Dairy Farmers

Author : Roger William Blowey
ISBN : OCLC:885297500
Genre : Dairy cattle
File Size : 21. 71 MB
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Organic Dairy Farming

Author : Jody Padgham
ISBN : 0963798235
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 73. 30 MB
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Written for the transitioning and new organic farmer, Organic Dairy Farming brings together for the first time in a single volume the information to explain everything from organic soil management, calf care and mastitis control to the certification process and marketing for the organic premium. Combining up-to-date advice from 20 experts in a variety of fields, it presents organic concepts and practices in a readable form. The book includes farmer interviews demonstrating how they have successfully applied organic practices on their own farms. Over sixty illustrations, glossary, list of resources and complete index make the book very useable. An essential tool for both the farmer and the agricultural professional.

Goat Husbandry

Author : David Mackenzie
ISBN : 9780571265855
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 28. 23 MB
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This is a book every goat-keeper should have. The latest edition has been extensively revised by Ruth Goodwin, a well-known expert, to reflect the changes in the goat-keeping world since publication of the previous edition. She has incorporated her revisions with great skill without losing the character of what is a classic work.

Practical Cattle Farming

Author : Kat Bazeley
ISBN : 9781847975850
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Practical Cattle Farming is written by two experienced, practising veterinarians, and covers the essential elements of beef and dairy cattle farming and the latest cutting-edge scientific research, and is therefore of value both to the novice and to those with experience. The text is clearly written and includes helpful explanatory notes and detailed practical information. Examines the principles of beef and dairy production, and the husbandry of cattle from the newborn calf to adulthood. Explores the practical aspects of nutrition, housing, grazing and fertility management including the common problems, how these may be identified and corrected, and some of the economic factors that must be considered. Analyses the principles of disease prevention and control in order to maximize the success of the cattle unit. Outlines the factors that determine the welfare of the cattle and the relevant English laws. Essential reading for all beef and dairy cattle farmers, those working in industries associated with cattle farming, and agricultural and veterinary students. Provides practical guidance on all aspects of cattle farming. Fully illustrated with 150 colour photographs and 40 diagrams and drawings. Kat Bazeley and Alastair Hayton are two experienced, practising veterinarians.

Dairy Production Medicine

Author : Carlos Risco
ISBN : 9780470960530
Genre : Medical
File Size : 25. 44 MB
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This comprehensive book integrates new technology and concepts that have been developed in recent years to manage dairy farms in a profitable manner. The approach to the production of livestock and quality milk is multidisciplinary, involving nutrition, reproduction, clinical medicine, genetics, pathology, epidemiology, human resource management and economics. The book is structured by the production cycle of the dairy cow covering critical points in cow management. Written and edited by highly respected experts, this book provides a thoroughly modern and up-to-date resource for all those involved in the dairy industry.

Cattle Lameness And Hoofcare

Author : W. Blowey Roger
ISBN : 1910455024
Genre : Medical
File Size : 78. 43 MB
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Lameness is one of the main conditions affecting cattle and is considered a major welfare problem with significant impact on animal productivity. This well-established practical book explores the issue and provides a fundamental guide to prevention and hoof care. In particular, it covers the incidence and costs of lameness, the structure of the foot with its function and possible inflammation, hoof trimming, and the treatment of common diseases. Authored by one of the field's research leaders, this third edition includes updates on hoof trimming protocols, new insights on the structure and function of the digital cushion, and an examination of diseases, such as digital dermatitis and sole ulcer. [Subject: Veterinary Science, Agriculture]

Dairy Herd Health

Author : Martin Green
ISBN : 9781845939977
Genre : Medical
File Size : 46. 10 MB
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Dairy cow herd health is an important and universal topic in large animal veterinary practice and farming, covering both preventive medicine and health promotion. With the move towards large scale farming, the health of the herd is important as an economic unit and to promote the health of the individuals within it. This book will focus on diseases within herds, herd husbandry practices, youngstock management and environmental issues. Major diseases and conditions will be covered such as mastitis, lameness, nutrition, metabolic and common infectious diseases from a herd health perspective.

Manual For Treatment And Control Of Lameness In Cattle

Author : Sarel van Amstel
ISBN : 9780470344194
Genre : Medical
File Size : 44. 71 MB
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Lameness is one of the most costly diseases affecting cattle and cases are increasing as dairy cows spend more time confined to concrete instead of grassy pasture. The economic impact of lameness is significant. Preventive claw care is increasingly practiced in modern dairy farming and is now recognized as a necessary investment in herd health. Manual for Treatment and Control of Lameness in Cattle includes: * clear illustrations of anatomical features of the bovine foot * detailed photographs of lesions * discussion on the practical aspect of functional and corrective trimming * references for veterinarians, animals/dairy scientists, commercial hoof trimmers, dairy farmers and dairy health technicians

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