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Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare: An Illustrated Guide

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare: An Illustrated Guide

Roger Blowey FRCVS
Second Edition now available

New edition
Cattle lameness and overgrown feet are major economic and welfare problems. This book gives the reader a thorough understanding of the structure of the foot, what happens during overgrowth and how this is corrected by foot trimming. Illustrated by detailed drawings and colour photographs.

£19.95

ISBN
978-1-905523-28-3

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Clinical Dairy Cow Nutrition (CD)

Clinical Dairy Cow Nutrition (CD)

JM Wilkinson and CE Humphreys

Interactive guide to solving nutritional problems with dairy cattle. Included in the CD are sections on nutrition and fertility, feeding the dry cow, and on improving milk yield and composition. Aimed at farmers and veterinary surgeons. CD only.

£11.95 (incl. £1.56 VAT at 15%)

ISBN
978-0-948617-48-5

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The Expectant Dairy Cow

The Expectant Dairy Cow

J Hill and A H Andrews

Authoritative and detailed guide to the health, nutrition and management of the dairy cow from conception to calving. Invaluable if you are involved in milk production.

£15.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-42-3

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Feeding the Dairy Cow

Feeding the Dairy Cow

A T Chamberlain and J M Wilkinson

Comprehensive and best selling guide for farmers and advisers who wish to become more adept at solving nutritional problems and at devising improved diets for efficient milk production. Included is diet formulation computer program.

£23.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-32-4

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Footcare in Cattle: Hoof Structure and Trimming

Footcare in Cattle: Hoof Structure and Trimming

Roger Blowey FRCVS

A detailed study of the anatomy of the hoof and practical foot-trimming. In the DVD or video Roger Blowey first Uses laboratory specimens to discuss the structure of the foot, the effects of hoof overgrowth and how this contributes to cow discomfort and ailments such as sole ulcers. Roger then goes on to the farm to demonstrate hoof-trimming to a young farmer.

£15.95 (incl. £2.08 VAT at 15%)

ISBN
Video 978-0-85236-247-1
DVD 978-1-905523-54-2
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Goat Health and Welfare - A Veterinary Guide

Goat Health and Welfare - A Veterinary Guide

D G Harwood MRCVS

NEW
A comprehensive book on general goat health, welfare, behaviour and related management issues. Principal diseases and abnormalities, their causes, main diagnostic signs, treatment and prevention are described. Abnormal behaviour as an early indicator of ill-health, the importance of goat keepers establishing good working relationships with their vets, poisoning and diseases that can be transmitted between goats and man are also included in this important guide for owners, farmers and veterinary surgeons.

£19.95

ISBN
978- 1-86126-824-2

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The Goatkeeper's Veterinary Book

The Goatkeeper's Veterinary Book

P Dunn MRCVS
4th Edition

New edition
Practical and easy to use, this book is an essential aid for anyone interested in goat keeping. It contains information on the symptoms and control of all the major goat diseases of temperate climates and places particular emphasis on the prevention of illness through good husbandry. The author gives clear guidelines on when treatment can be given by the goatkeeper and when the vet should be sent for. Colour photographs illustrate how a normal kidding should proceed.

£17.95

ISBN
978-1-903366-91-8

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Livestock Ethics

Livestock Ethics

G Gatward

The ethical basis for different methods of husbandry is outlined and discussed in this important book. The theme is respect for the animal, which means a duty of care expressed in skilled stockmanship and responsible stewardship. Vital for all involved in farm animals and food production.

£15.50

ISBN
978-0-948617-46-1

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Llamas and Alpacas: A Guide to Management

Llamas and Alpacas: A Guide to Management

G Bromage

NEW
Llamas and Alpacas - A Guide to Management contains all the basic information required in order to keep these animals successfully and provides an invaluable insight into what keeping llamas and alpacas involves in terms of resources, housing, equipment and skills. It assumes no prior knowledge of llamas and alpacas, nor the husbandry of other domesticated species, and is ideal for the uninitiated as well as being a comprehensive reference source for the established camelid keeper.

£19.95

ISBN
978-1-86126-884-6

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Mastitis Control in Dairy Herds

Mastitis Control in Dairy Herds

Roger Blowey FRCVS and Peter Edmonson FRCVS

A comprehensive guide to the udder and teats and how the defense mechanisms of the cow help to counteract disease, how the milking machine functions and its impact on mastitis. With chapters on the environment, summer mastitis, common teat conditions and treatment. The book gives farmers and veterinarian surgeons a thorough understanding of the causes and control of mastitis.

£24.95

ISBN
978-0-85236-314-0
Currently out of print
New edition available late 2009

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Meat Plant Operations

Meat Plant Operations

J F Gracey

Guide for operatives, managers, inspectors, teachers, advisers and students who wish to be fully conversant with the techniques and equipment used in meat plants. The legal and scientific issues involved in operating a meat plant to high standards of hygiene and safety are described in detail.

£18.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-34-8

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Ovine Meat Inspection

Ovine Meat Inspection

A Grist

The full colour photographs make this an invaluable tool for all those for whom knowledge of sheep anatomy, diseases and other conditions is required, including veterinary surgeons and meat inspectors within the abattoir, and also lamb producers who will be receiving condemnation data from these establishments.

£30.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-38-9

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Porcine Meat Inspection

Porcine Meat Inspection

A Grist

The fourth in the highly acclaimed series of Meat Inspection Handbooks. The full colour photographs make this another invaluable tool for all those for whom knowledge of porcine anatomy, diseases and other conditions is required, including veterinary surgeons and meat inspectors within the abattoir, and also producers who will be receiving condemnation data from these establishments.

£40.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-46-4

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Poultry Inspection - Anatomy & Physiology

Poultry Inspection - Anatomy & Physiology

A Grist

The full colour photographs make this an invaluable tool for all those for whom a knowledge of poultry anatomy, diseases and other conditions is required, including veterinary surgeons and meat inspectors within the abattoir, and also poultry producers who will be receiving condemnation data from these establishments.

£40.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-53-2

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A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers

A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers

Roger Blowey FRCVS

3rd Edition
Third edition of the standard text for dairy farmers and veterinary surgeons. The purpose of the book is to enable the dairy farmer, beef producer and calf rearer to keep their stock healthy and productive. The emphasis is on the causes of disease and their control by management and stockmanship, so preventive medicine features prominently.

£34.95

ISBN
978-0-85236-499-4