Authored by a veterinary specialist, this book provides a comprehensive overview of diseases of veterinary importance, including recent emerging diseases such as Bluetongue and Schmallenberg.
Diseases are presented at the level of the whole organism and by individual organ, with illustrations for easy identification. Preventative medicine is also extensively discussed with practical tips for good husbandry techniques.
Sheep and Goat Diseases is adapted from the bestselling German book in its 4th edition and will be beneficial to farmers at all levels, including smallholders, hobbyists and commercial farmers. It is also a valuable resource for agricultural and veterinary students.
Dr. Johannes Winkelmann is a veterinary specialist and the former director of the Animal Health Service of the North Rhine-Westphalian Chamber of Agriculture. He has a particular interest in diseases of sheep and goats and has also been involved in the Sheep Health Service.