Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Guide

Download Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Guide written by S. McOrist in PDF format. This book is under the category Animals and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1780642121/9781780642123. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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S. McOrist


CABI; 1st edition




268 pages









Book Description

Pork is one of the world’s most widely consumed meats; with the pig industry undergoing recent rapid expansion across Asia and Latin America. This PDF textbook; Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Guide; covers more than 100 of the most common pig diseases. With each presented as a case study; the ebook uses a question and answer format to enable collegestudents to recognize the key features of each disease; identify the problem and suggest a course of action. Fully illustrated throughout with color photos; this is an invaluable learning tool for animal science; veterinary; and agricultural students; as well as a useful resource for veterinarians.

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Management problems on pig farms. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 2 (Page no: 27) Deaths of pigs in the nursery area. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 3 (Page no: 51) Deaths of finisher and older pigs. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 4 (Page no: 77) Nervous signs in pigs. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 5 (Page no: 91) Baby piglet problems. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 6 (Page no: 119) Diarrhoea in pigs after weaning. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 7 (Page no: 139) Sneezing and nasal discharges in pigs. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 8 (Page no: 151) Coughing in pigs. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 9 (Page no: 173) Lameness problems in pigs. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 10 (Page no: 197) Fertility problems in pigs. Author(s): McOrist, S. Chapter: 11 (Page no: 225) Skin and muscle problems in pigs. Author(s): McOrist, S.


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