Handbook of Pig Medicine

Paperback
Handbook of Pig Medicine provides the knowledge needed to recognize, diagnose, treat and control pig diseases in practice. The book deals with medical, surgical and reproductive problems in pigs, and includes high quality illustrations which complement written descriptions of clinical signs. Clinical examination of the individual pig and the investigation of herd problems are covered in detail, along with a study on pig population medicine. Each body system is considered with special attention to clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, chapters in the book discuss obstetrics, pig haematology and biochemistry as well as differential diagnosis. Other topics discussed, include organic and outdoor pigs; problems of the pet pig, sampling, euthanasia and post-mortem examination. This practical book is of interest to veterinary students and practitioners and gives them the confidence to carry out an effective clinical examination and gain the comprehensive and required knowledge of pig diseases.