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Cattle and Sheep Medicine : Self-Assessment Colour Review by Phillip R Scott

By Phillip R Scott

The newest addition to the extremely popular and revered sequence of Veterinary Self-Assessment color overview goals to hide all facets of farm animals and sheep medication. The 222 illustrated medical circumstances are divided both among livestock and sheep. The situations seem randomly to mirror actual lifestyles perform and are awarded as built-in questions, images and particular explanatory answersto teach not only to test. Read more...

content material: Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; class of situations: farm animals; category of instances: Sheep; part 1: farm animals; part 2: Sheep; studying record; Index: livestock; Index: Sheep.

a part of the "Veterinary Self-Assessment color overview" sequence, this ebook goals to hide a variety of elements of farm animals and sheep drugs. It positive factors 222 illustrated medical circumstances which are divided Read more...

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25 26 26 A 15-month-old Limousin heifer presents with anorexia and is obtunded. 7°F). There is marked photophobia, blepharospasm, and corneal opacity. There are slight mucopurulent ocular and nasal discharges. The muzzle is markedly hyperaemic with sloughing of the overlying epithelium which bleeds readily on contact (26). There is increased saliva tion. There is a marked generalized peri pheral lymphadenopathy. The heifer is hyperaesthesic to tactile stimuli, especially around the head. There are no skin lesions.

Iv. Control of bluetongue is very difficult because of the large number of potential hosts and virus serotypes. While control is aimed at keeping susceptible animals away from the vector this is not always practical. Control of the Culicoides vector can be attempted with pour-on insecticides, but this is expensive and does not achieve total freedom from the midge. Killed vaccines are used extensively worldwide and were successfully used in the UK in 2008. Most modified live vaccines produce a viraemia in the vaccinated animal which affords the opportunity for further spread.

I. What area(s) of the brain could be involved? ii. What causes would you consider? iii. What other signs might you expect? 50a 57 49, 50: Answers 49b 49 i. The most likely conditions to consider include: tetanus; trauma to the cervical vertebral column/spinal cord (C2–C6); lead poisoning; thromboembolic meningoencephalitis; bacterial meningoencephalitis following septicaemia. ii. Symptomatic treatment includes high doses of procaine penicillin admin istered intravenously. 1 mg/kg) every 8 hr. The heifer deteriorated overnight (49b) and was euthanased for welfare reasons.

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