Guide to the recognition and treatment of pig disorders

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Guide to the recognition and treatment of pig disorders

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: John Carr
Release date: 2019
ISBN: 978-84-17640-34-7
Pages: 112
Binding: Hard cover. Wire-o
Dimensions: 11 x 20

This handbook complements the former book by the same author, Swine disorders guide, published by Servet in 2014. This new guide is focused on diagnosis of swine disorders, including clinical examination and clinical signs, and includes a deep review of the main disorders according to their clinical signs.

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John Carr

John started learning the ropes about pigs at the age of 11. He qualified as a veterinarian in 1982 by the University of Liverpool. After 5 years in general practice he returned to university to complete a Leverhulme residency in pigs and a PhD in urinary tract problems of pigs at Liverpool, where he specialized in microbiology and pathology.

He has taught production medicine to veterinarians and farmers throughout the world through positions at several universities in the UK -Liverpool and Royal Veterinary College, London, and in the US -North Carolina and Iowa State- and in Western Australia at Murdoch. John runs a consultancy practice with clients in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. John specialises in maintaining the health of pigs through promoting excellence in stockmanship and production practices while controlling the cost of production. He has published several books and more than 200 refereed and non refereed articles.

1. Clinical examination skills and recognition of pig disorders
	Introduction
	Clinical examination skills

2. Pig normal behaviour
	Boar breeding or stud behaviour
	Sow behaviour
	Piglet behaviour
	Comfort assessment
	Pigs at play
	Handling and moving pigs

3. Pig disorders according to clinical signs
	Abortion
	Coughing
	Dead pigs
	Deformity to the head
	Diarrhoea
	Discharge
	Itchy
	Lame
	Mastitis
	Nervous signs
	Poor pigs
	Prolapse
	Skin blotches
	Skin lump
	Slaughterhouse complaint
	Sneezing
	Stillborn

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Guide to the recognition and treatment of pig disorders

Guide to the recognition and treatment of pig disorders

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: John Carr
Release date: 2019
ISBN: 978-84-17640-34-7
Pages: 112
Binding: Hard cover. Wire-o
Dimensions: 11 x 20

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