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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. 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.Written specifically for people who work with cattle, the book addresses the problem of lameness to help them advise on incidents of herd lamenessIncludes detailed information on the anatomy of the foot as well as the pathology of the region and all conditions affecting the feet of cattleFeatures research on the recent advances in livestock production technologies that have implications for causing lamenessOver 450 colour images are used to illustrate many disease-producing lesions and add clarity to many other topicsAccessible content with concise and comprehensive descriptions makes finding important information easyColour coded boxes in each chapter highlight vital information in 3 areas: Key Concepts, Technical Comments, and Glossary terms
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