Dairy herd health

Martin Green, Andrew Bradley, James Breen, Helen Higgins, Chris Hudson, Jon Huxley, Jonathan Statham, Laura Green, Alastair Hayton

Research output: Book/ReportBook

21 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Dairy herd health is an important and universal topic in large animal veterinary practice and farming, covering both preventive medicine and health promotion. With the move towards large-scale farming, the health of the herd is important as an economic unit and to promote the health of the individuals within it. This book focuses on diseases within herds, herd husbandry practices, youngstock management and environmental issues. Major diseases and conditions are covered, including mastitis, lameness, nutrition, metabolic and common infectious diseases from a herd health perspective. It is an essential resource for veterinary practitioners and students, researchers and dairy industry personnel.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherCABI
Number of pages312
ISBN (Print)9781845939977
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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