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

Diseases of Swine


Author: Barbara E. Straw,Jeffrey J. Zimmerman,Sylvie D'Allaire,David J. Taylor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118704908
Category: Medical
Page: 1153
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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

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.

Diseases of Domestic Guinea Pigs


Author: Virginia C. G. Richardson, MA, VetMB, MRCVS
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0470693029
Category: Medical
Page: 152
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This book provides a comprehensive text covering all aspects of guinea pig medicine. This updated edition will be of value to veterinary surgeons and students, veterinary nurses, breeders and all those working in the animal care industry. Written in note form the book assists in the formulation of a diagnostic plan when the practitioner is faced with a sick animal. Sections on clinical signs, diagnoses and treatments, allow rapid reference in successive 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 full details of dose rates, contraindications and components of the proprietary preparations are listed in chapter 11. A new chapter has been written providing information on herbal and homeopathic remedies.

Pig Production in Australia


Author: Jaa Gardner,A. C. Dunkin,L C Lloyd
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483161765
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 372
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Pig Production in Australia is a comprehensive book that presents the aspects and advances on Australian pig production. The text contains chapters on a very wide variety of topics relevant to the pig production industry. There are sections on production aspects of the industry such as genetics, reproduction, marketing, education and training and financial management. There is a comprehensive section on health and disease aspects. Other sections relevant to consumers such as the nutritional value and quality of pig meat and those factors which influence them are detailed. There is also coverage of important issues such as housing, waste disposal, the use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals, and animal welfare. The book will be invaluable to pig producers, academics and researchers, and extension workers.

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 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.

Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Guide


Author: Steven McOrist
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1780642121
Category: Medical
Page: 268
View: 5401

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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.

Diseases of Swine


Author: Barbara E. Straw,Jeffrey J. Zimmerman,Sylvie D'Allaire,David J. Taylor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118704908
Category: Medical
Page: 1153
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Whittemore's Science and Practice of Pig Production


Author: Colin T. Whittemore,Ilias Kyriazakis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 140517353X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 704
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The science and practice of pig production has changed rapidly over recent decades; new husbandry practices, new understandings of growth, reproduction and health, new appreciations of welfare and environmental impact, new nutritional approaches, and modern reproductive and genetic techniques have all come into being, together with the emergence of new health challenges. Now in its third edition, this long established reference book on the management, breeding, feeding, nutrition, health and welfare of pigs has been fully revised to provide clear and current information on both the practical and scientific aspects of the pig industry. With the help of a new panel of international experts and a senior editor, the overall structure now contains input from international centres across Europe and North America. This edition includes: Updated versions of existing chapters; Completely revised and new sections on: Pig meat and carcass quality, Reproduction, The maintenance of health, Nutritional value of protein and amino acids in feed stuffs, Value of fats and oils in pig diets, Product marketing, Environmental management, Simulation modelling; Input from international authorities; Many tables, diagrams, photographs and figures.

Managing Pig Health

A Reference for the Farm
Author: Michael R. Muirhead,Thomas J. L. Alexander,John Carr
Publisher: 5m Publishing
ISBN: 9780955501159
Category: Medical
Page: 704
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This NEW updated edition of Managing Pig Health and the Treatment of Disease offers a fresh and comprehensive guide to practical veterinary information for pig farmers, veterinarians and technologists around the world. The book is a comprehensive reference guide to managing pig health, with the emphasis on health, on the premise that managing health is the primary way to effectively prevent and tackle disease. The book covers each element of pig health management starting with an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the pig.

Diseases of Domestic Guinea Pigs


Author: Virginia C. G. Richardson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118250346
Category: Medical
Page: 152
View: 9427

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This book provides a comprehensive text covering all aspects of guinea pig medicine. This updated edition will be of value to veterinary surgeons and students, veterinary nurses, breeders and all those working in the animal care industry. Written in note form the book assists in the formulation of a diagnostic plan when the practitioner is faced with a sick animal. Sections on clinical signs, diagnoses and treatments, allow rapid reference in successive 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 full details of dose rates, contraindications and components of the proprietary preparations are listed in chapter 11. A new chapter has been written providing information on herbal and homeopathic remedies.