UK - Authored by a veterinary specialist, Sheep and Goat Diseases: Veterinary Book for Farmers and Smallholders provides a comprehensive overview of diseases of veterinary importance, including recent emerging diseases such as Bluetongue and Schmallenberg.
All 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 the author of the book 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.
Sheep and Goat Diseases: Veterinary Book for Farmers and Smallholders is out in January 2017 and can be pre-ordered from www.5mbooks.com for £24.95.
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