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Mastitis in Cattle

By Andrew Biggs

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ISBN: 9781847970718
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): February 2009
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 216 colour photographs, 20 line drawings

Mastitis is one of the most common diseases in dairy cattle throughout the world and it is also one of the most costly, resulting in reduced milk production and extra treatment costs. This invaluable book covers all aspects of the subject and is essential reading for veterinary surgeons and students, farmers and also those involved in the practical care of cattle.

Conisiders what mastitis is, what causes it and how to control it Provides an in-depth examination of the milking machine and the milking routine in the context of the incidence and spread of mastitis Analyses mastitis records and their use Examines in detail the diagnosis of mastitis and its treatment Discusses summer mastitis, and udder and teat conditions predisposing to mastitis Contains useful appendices providing a checklist for investigation and flowcharts for the approach to treatment both in lactation and at drying off

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" The subject matter is comprehensively covered yet not over-complicated.
The book is aimed at a wide target audience, namely 'veterinary surgeons and students, farmers and their advisers, the stockperson and anybody involved in the day-to-day practical health care of cattle. To be appealing and useful to this wide audience is a challenge, one that for the most part is successfully achieved. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Veterinary Record - June 2010

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