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Sheep Health, Husbandry and Disease - A Photographic Guide

By Agnes Winter , Clare Phythian

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ISBN: 9781847972354
PUBLISHED: 12/04/2011
PAGES: 208
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 609 colour photographs

This comprehensive book covers all aspects of sheep health, husbandry and disease throughout the annual breeding cycle. Through extensive and detailed photographs it highlights the disease and welfare issues that can arise within the great variety of breeds and flock types. Written by two veterinary surgeons closely involved in sheep health, this book takes a veterinary view of husbandry and emphasizes the importance of keeping diseases out of a flock. From practical tasks such as how to check teeth, feet and udders, through to vaccination schedules, injection techniques and parasite control, it covers the whole life cycle of your flock.

Topics covered:

  • Routine procedures
  • Selecting breeding stock
  • Internal and external parasites
  • Tupping time
  • Pregnancy and lambing ewes
  • Lameness

RRP: £25.00

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Latest Reviews
" Novice sheep keepers would do well to buy this book when planning a new flock. It would enable them to avoid many time-wasting and costly mistakes. It would stand alone as a reference for several years and continue to be valuable long afterwards. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Veterinary Record

" If 'a picture is worth a thousand words', Sheep Health scores highly on readability and ease of use, with plenty of sensible, practical advice. Definitely a book to own, for anyone keeping sheep or thinking of doing so. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: The Landsman

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