Pig Diseases


Author: D. J. Taylor
Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications
ISBN: N.A
Category: Swine
Page: 367
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This sixth edition of Pig Diseases has been completely revised and includes several new features. Diseases such as PRRS which have arisen which have arisen since the fifth edition was published in 1989 have been included and details of the many advances in understanding disease - particularly through molecular biology - have been incorporated, along with controls. As before, the book has been organized into types of disease, but the indexing has been improved.

Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Guide


Author: Steven McOrist
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1780642121
Category: Medical
Page: 268
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Pork is one of the world’s most widely consumed meats, with the pig industry undergoing recent rapid expansion across Asia and Latin America. This textbook covers more than 100 of the most common pig diseases. With each presented as a case study, the book uses a question and answer format to enable students to recognise the key features of each disease, identify the problem and suggest a course of action. Fully illustrated throughout with colour photos, this is an invaluable learning tool for veterinary, animal science and agricultural students, as well as a useful resource for veterinarians.

Handbook of Pig Medicine


Author: Peter G. G. Jackson,Peter D. Cockcroft
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702028282
Category: Medical
Page: 296
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Filling a much needed place in veterinary medicine, Handbook of Pig Medicine provides the knowledge needed to recognize, diagnose, treat and control pig diseases in practice. The book includes high quality illustrations which, where appropriate, complement written descriptions of clinical signs. It deals with medical, surgical and reproductive problems in pigs. Clinical examination of the individual pig and the investigation of herd problems are covered in detail, along with a study on pig population medicine. Each body system is considered with special attention to clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, chapters in the book discuss obstetrics, pig haematology and biochemistry as well as differential diagnosis. Other topics discussed, include organic and outdoor pigs; problems of the pet pig, sampling, euthanasia and post-mortem examination. Written by two experienced clinicians and clinical teachers Succinct, reader-friendly text intended for quick and effective use Over 250 high quality colour illustrations support the text Detailed description of clinical examination of pigs - an essential part of diagnosis Provides students and clinicians with the knowledge and the skills to deal with pig patients effectively

Natural Remedies for Pig Diseases


Author: Mark Gilberd
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781482514131
Category: Medical
Page: 262
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Gives plain and easy to understand symptoms then goes onto the treatment with Herbal and Homeopathic Remedies. This is a effort to prevent these remedies from being lost in history. The end part of the book has a Herbal, Homeopathic and Essential Oils reference sections giving you a all in one tool for working in the field

Diseases of Swine


Author: Jeffrey J. Zimmerman,Locke A. Karriker,Alejandro Ramirez,Kent J. Schwartz,Gregory W. Stevenson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118347145
Category: Medical
Page: 1008
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First published in 1958, Diseases of Swine, Tenth Edition isa fully revised and updated version of this classic reference. Nowpublished in association with the American Association of SwineVeterinarians, the Tenth Edition adds new knowledge throughout in areorganized format to provide more intuitive access to information.With chapters written by more than 150 of the foremost experts inthe field, Diseases of Swine remains the premier source ofcomprehensive information on swine production, health, andmanagement for swine health specialists of all disciplines and atany level of expertise, including veterinarians, researchers, andstudents. Featuring a new content organization designed for improvednavigability, the Tenth Edition adds chapters on the cardiovascularsystem, diagnostic tests and test performance, food safety andzoonotic diseases, show and pet pigs, and the most currentinformation on both long-recognized and emerging pathogens.Diseases of Swine, Tenth Edition is an indispensableresource for anyone interested in swine health.

How to Raise Pigs


Author: Philip Hasheider
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 9780760331583
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 192
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From choosing a breed to bringing home the bacon, this approachable, authoritative guide covers every facet of raising pigs--breeding, housing, feeding, healthcare, showing, and marketing.

Diseases of Domestic Guinea Pigs


Author: Virginia C. G. Richardson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118250346
Category: Medical
Page: 152
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This book provides a comprehensive text covering all aspects ofguinea pig medicine. This updated edition will be of value toveterinary surgeons and students, veterinary nurses, breeders andall those working in the animal care industry. Written in note formthe book assists in the formulation of a diagnostic plan when thepractitioner is faced with a sick animal. Sections on clinicalsigns, diagnoses and treatments, allow rapid reference insuccessive chapters on the reproductive, digestive, respiratory,musculoskeletal and urinary systems, the skin, head and neck,nervous system and husbandry. All the latest drug information has been included and fulldetails of dose rates, contraindications and components of theproprietary preparations are listed in chapter 11. A new chapterhas been written providing information on herbal and homeopathicremedies.

The Pig Farmer's Veterinary Book - A Complete Guide to the Farm Treatment and Control of Pig Diseases


Author: Norman Barron
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447492994
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 142
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“The Pig Farmer's Veterinary Book” is a complete and comprehensive handbook on the various illnesses and ailments that are commonly found in pigs. It provides detailed information on how to spot and diagnose them, as well as how they should be treated and ultimately avoided. This classic guide contains a wealth of information that will be of utility to modern farmers and keepers, and it would make for a useful addition to allied collections. Contents include: “Prevention The Best Cure”, “Pigs Must Be Warm And Dry”, “General Signs Of Health And Disease”, “Your First Aim—Large And Healthy Litters”, “After-Farrowing Troubles”, “Diseases And Disorders Due To Feeding”, “Diseases Due To Parasites”, “Some Respiratory, Virus And Bacterial Infections”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on pig farming.

Pigs

The Homoeopathic Approach to the Treatment and Prevention of Diseases
Author: George Macleod
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448148421
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 176
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Written in response to a growing demand on the part of pig farmers, here is a text-book which will provide a working manual to which reference can be readily made. Not all the diseases discussed in the text are of interest to pig producers in the United Kingdom but they have been included in the hope that they may be of interest to pig farmers in other countries. Also some of the diseases discussed are subject to the restrictions under the Diseases of Animals Acts and Orders, but they have been included in the hope that owners may recognise the cardinal symptoms of these diseases and take action accordingly.

Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease


Author: P. J. Quinn,B. K. Markey,F. C. Leonard,P. Hartigan,S. Fanning,E. S. Fitzpatrick
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118251164
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Microbiology is one of the core subjects for veterinary students,and since its first publication in 2002, Veterinary Microbiologyand Microbial Disease has become an essential text for students ofveterinary medicine. Fully revised and expanded, this new editionupdates the subject for pre-clinical and clinical veterinarystudents in a comprehensive manner. Individual sections deal withbacteriology, mycology and virology. Written by an academic teamwith many years of teaching experience, the book provides concisedescriptions of groups of microorganisms and the diseases whichthey cause. Microbial pathogens are discussed in separate chapterswhich provide information on the more important features of eachmicroorganism and its role in the pathogenesis of diseases ofanimals. The international and public health significance of thesepathogens are reviewed comprehensively. The final section isconcerned with the host and is organized according to the bodysystem affected. Tables, boxes and flow diagrams provide information in an easilyassimilated format. This edition contains new chapters on moleculardiagnostics and on infectious conditions of the skin,cardiovascular system, urinary tract and musculoskeletal system.Many new colour diagrams are incorporated into this edition andeach chapter has been updated. Key features of this edition: Twelve new chapters included Numerous new illustrations Each chapter has been updated Completely re-designed in full colour Fulfils the needs of veterinary students and academics inveterinary microbiology Companion website with figures from the book as Powerpoints forviewing or downloading by chapter: ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology"www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology/a Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease remainsindispensable for all those studying and teaching this essentialcomponent of the veterinary curriculum.

Veterinary Treatment of Pigs


Author: Graham R. Duncanson
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1780641729
Category: Medical
Page: 192
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Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, this book covers the everyday veterinary care and treatment of pigs for the large animal veterinarian. Beginning with basic husbandry, maintenance and nutrition, the book then moves onto diagnosing conditions, the necessary equipment and medicines in a veterinarian's arsenal and different treatment options, before describing diseases by body system to create an easy-to-use, practical guide to pig treatment. Equally suitable for veterinarians, veterinary students and pig industry personnel, this book takes a worldwide approach with notifiable diseases as laid out by the OIE covered, as well as poisons and diseases beyond the UK and a full chapter on the dangers and control strategies of zoonotic diseases.

Veterinary Medicine

A textbook of the diseases of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and goats
Author: Otto M. Radostits,Clive C. Gay,Kenneth W. Hinchcliff,Peter D. Constable
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702039918
Category: Medical
Page: 2065
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The new 10th edition of this well-respected reference includes thoroughly revised and reviewed information with content on new diseases for the most up-to-date information on diseases effecting sheep, pigs, goats, horses, and cattle. Divided into two sections, General Medicine and Special Medicine, the book covers topics ranging from the clinical examination and manifestation of disease in organ systems to specific diseases of the large animal species. Includes important information essential to any large-animal veterinarian, especially those working with horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, or goats. User-friendly format allows the reader to quickly absorb key information. Quick review/synopsis sections for complex diseases make important information easy to find. Features content on major diseases of all countries, including foreign animal and emerging diseases. Completely revised chapters reflect the information from current literature. New chapters address diseases associated with prions and identify important emerging diseases. A new main author who is a recognized authority on internal medicine of ruminant species with extensive clinical experience and scientific publications brings his expertise to this important reference. Includes content from contributing authors who are international authorities on pig diseases, toxicological disease in animals, and diseases associated with artropod parasites. Several new illustrations and sonograms provide up-to-date visual aids for better understanding.