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Sheep Health, Husbandry and Disease: A Photographic Guide
 
 

Sheep Health, Husbandry and Disease: A Photographic Guide [Kindle Edition]

Agnes C Winter , Clare Phythian
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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This comprehensive book covers all aspects of sheep health and disease, and sheep husbandry 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 include: Routine procedures; Selecting breeding stock; Internal and external parasites; Tupping time; Pregnancy; Lambing ewes; Lameness. An essential guide to all aspects of sheep health, disease and sheep husbandry through the annual breeding cycle. Invaluable reference for anyone who keeps sheep on a small scale, with one or two as pets, to those with a commercial flock. It will be of interest also to agricultural and veterinary students and shepherds working with valuable pedigree flocks. Considers how to tackle common diseases, the potential problems that can arise and the preventative measures that can be taken. Superbly illustrated with 609 extensive and detailed colour photographs. Agnes Winter is a specialist sheep vet and Honarary Professor of the Veterinary School at the University of Liverpool and Clare Phythian is a full-time veterinary surgeon specializing in sheep health and welfare.

About the Author

Agnes C Winter, B.VSc, PhD, DSHP, MRCVS is a specialist sheep vet who grew up on a family farm in the Yorkshire Dales and has kept sheep for most of her life. She is the past President of the Sheep Veterinary Society, President of the Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeder's Association and Vice President of the European College of Small Ruminant Health Management. She is now Honorary Professor of the Veterinary School at The University of Liverpool where she worked for 25 years before retiring in 2008.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 56208 KB
  • Print Length: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Crowood (1 Mar 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00BAHDMCK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #308,031 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A MUST for all sheep owners 8 Jan 2013
By AJC
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If you want expert advice then go no further, Agnes is has to be our most highly respected sheep veterinarian.
This book is excellent.
Everything is so clearly explained and the pictures and diagrams are brilliant.
An absolute must for shepherds
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars sheep farmer 4 Mar 2012
By bill
Format:Hardcover
Good book , great quality pictures which gives a clear view of the problems , could be a little more technical but a very worthwhile buy and an enjoyable read
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5.0 out of 5 stars good 9 Dec 2013
By Lyn2910
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
This is a very useful book for people looking after sheep. We have referrred to it many times since received
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very informative 12 Nov 2013
By ed
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I'm new to keeping sheep and I found this book very useful. The fact that it has so many photos to show what the text is referring to is a real winner.
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5.0 out of 5 stars sheep health 20 May 2013
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excellent book and the pictures are very helpful for diagnosing sheep problems. very well written and well worth the purchase
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sheep health 6 Mar 2013
By jill s
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This is avery good book informative but not for complete beginners .good clear photos on the whole a useful book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant 6 Mar 2013
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Bought this book to go along with my university studies and wanted to broaden my reading. Came quickly and in great condition- very pleased.
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