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  • diagnosis
  • This highly practical, concise handbook presents all aspects of goat medicine -- from initial assessment and examination to diagnosis, treatment and control of conditions. (worldcat.org)
  • Diseases of the Goat, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated edition of the popular tool for veterinarians featuring of all aspects of goat medicine from initial assessment and examination to diagnosis, treatment, and control of conditions. (worldcat.org)
  • Choice of preventative measures is dictated by the diagnosis and risk factors predisposing to the current disease event. (veterinaryhandbook.com.au)
  • outbreaks
  • Features the latest information on a variety of exotic diseases and their geographic spread in recent years -- including outbreaks of tuberculosis and previously unseen diseases of domesticated goats. (worldcat.org)
  • We're seeing that, in response to the threat of their animals contracting the disease, farmers are moving their animals away from infected villages to where, so far, there have been no disease outbreaks, which has been spreading the virus to healthy flocks of animals. (globalmeatnews.com)
  • Scouring
  • Compared with other farm animals, goats are relatively susceptible to internal worms, which can cause scouring and ill-thrift. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
  • Worms' or gastrointestinal nematode parasitism is not just the most common cause of scouring, it's by far and away the most common disease problem of any kind in Angoras. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
  • The stomach worm Haemonchus is a particularly nasty worm that causes scouring and anaemia (because of internal blood loss) in goats in the northern half of the North Island. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
  • herd
  • Being on the lookout for possible trouble occurring within the herd would contribute in preventing loss of a goat. (ketosisdiet.net)
  • Meanwhile, you can do your own goat check as well to make sure that the herd is in the pink. (ketosisdiet.net)
  • It is important for every farmer to know the various goat diseases that may affect a member of the herd. (ketosisdiet.net)
  • pasture
  • These goats and the remaining roam acres and acres of pasture and run up and down hills and show at this time no side effects. (medhelp.org)
  • symptoms
  • As most of these diseases can be hardly determined due to their identical symptoms, it would be advisable for owners to have them checked up every once in a while for the benefit of the goat and for the safety of your farm. (ketosisdiet.net)
  • Miss Philpott also suffers from fibromyalgia - a condition characterised by widespread pain and profound fatigue - and is being treated for both Brucellosis and Lyme disease as they carry similar symptoms. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The fearsome disease starts like a common flu with symptoms of headache, fever, muscle pain, nausea and vomiting. (npr.org)
  • severe
  • But roughly 15 percent of patients progress to a severe form of the disease: high fever, jaundice, internal bleeding, seizures, shock, organ failure and death. (npr.org)
  • Up to half of those who develop severe disease will die. (npr.org)
  • Virulent
  • Virulent footrot is a notifiable disease in some Australian states and is subject to control and eradication programs. (veterinaryhandbook.com.au)
  • Compromised animals exposed to heavy levels of virulent organisms may develop acute disease and begin dying while still in the assembly feedlot. (veterinaryhandbook.com.au)
  • An recent mission by the Crisis Management Centre - Animal Health revealed that the disease was a particularly virulent strain, with an 86% mortality rate in goats. (globalmeatnews.com)
  • infectious
  • The world of infectious diseases has more than a few words and phrases you might want to know more about. (npr.org)
  • Antibiotics (procaine penicillin, erythromycin, or ceftiofur) and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (flunixin meglumine, ketoprofen, meloxicam, or tolfenamic acid) may be beneficial if infectious, septic, or painful disease is suspected or other efforts are ineffective. (veterinaryhandbook.com.au)
  • Almost without a doubt, for thousands of years the virus circulated in monkeys and mosquitoes in the rain forests of Africa," says Dr. Duane Gubler , founding director of the Signature Research Program in Emerging Infectious Disease at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. (npr.org)
  • faecal
  • Browse is generally free of faecal contamination with its worm eggs and larvae, so goats haven't evolved immune systems that can deal effectively with a big worm challenge. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
  • If the drench is effective, egg counts will be zero in faecal samples taken from the goats 7 to 10 days later. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
  • affects
  • For example, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls HIV/AIDS, which affects 1.2 million people in the United States, an " epidemic . (npr.org)