Laminitis and lameness are the most significant diseases afflicting cattle. Bovine Laminitis and Lameness: A Hands on Approach provides veterinarians, researchers and cattle producers with an invaluable and handy resource for managing these problems. With a focus on investigation and control of lameness at the herd level, this book offers guidance on containing situations before they become severe problems within the herd. Based on the most recent research, it also explains how animal behaviour and inadequate production management play important roles in increasing prevalence of lameness and other metabolic diseases. It is an exceptional book with a practical approach to managing bovine lameness and laminitis.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Microstructure and Function of the Bovine Claw Chapter 3 Characteristics of Lameness Chapter 4 The Laminitis Syndrome Chapter 5 Nutritional Risk Factors Chapter 6 Cow Comfort, Behavior and Housing Chapter 7 Disorders of the Claw Capsule Associated with Laminitis Chapter 8 Pasture Managed Cattle Chapter 9 Water Chapter 10 Strategic Use of Micronutrient Supplements Chapter 11 Rearing Replacement Stock - Heifers Chapter 12 Genetic Selection and Conformation Chapter 13 The Downer Cow and Peripheral Neuropathies Chapter 14 Claw Trimming, Foot Baths, Restraint, Bandaging, Lifts and Shoes Chapter 15 Infectious Diseases and other Conditions Affecting the Interdigital Space Chapter 16 Other Conditions Affecting the Digital Region Chapter 17 Applied Anatomy and Simple Surgical Procedures Chapter 18 Disorders Affecting the Upper Limb Chapter 19 An Approach to Controlling Lameness in a Dairy Herd
- Data Publicarii : 21 Jun 2007
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 328
- ISBN : 9780702027802