Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System

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Chapter 66 Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System Lameness issues in sheep and goats are noticed mainly when the animals cannot move around to graze and feed efficiently. Some animals, however,…

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Diseases of the Reproductive System

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Chapter 45 Diseases of the Reproductive System SNAKES Diseases of the reproductive system in the snake include dystocias, oviduct and cloacal prolapse, and penile prolapse. Some species of snakes such…

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Diseases of the Integumentary System

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Chapter 31 Diseases of the Integumentary System The avian skin is much thinner and more easily damaged than that of mammals. The layers of the skin (epidermis, dermis, and subcuticular)…

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Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System

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Chapter 7 Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System The musculoskeletal system is responsible for movement and shape in all animals. Animals must be able to move, find food, seek shelter, and…

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Diseases of the Special Senses

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Chapter 41 Diseases of the Special Senses SNAKES The ear has both auditory and vestibular function in the snake. In many reptiles, the ear is located in a shallow depression…

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Diseases of the Reproductive System

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Chapter 22 Diseases of the Reproductive System THE FERRET Estrogen Toxicosis Estrogen toxicosis is perhaps the most well-known disease affecting the reproductive tract in ferrets. Because ferrets experience induced ovulation,…

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Diseases of the Urinary System

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Chapter 47 Diseases of the Urinary System SNAKES Gout The most frequently seen disorder of the renal system in snakes is gout, a disease routinely associated with dietary imbalances. Snakes…

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Diseases of the Integumentary System

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Chapter 65 Diseases of the Integumentary System Skin problems are not uncommon in sheep and goats. These conditions can lead to loss of production through decreased growth, damage to the…

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Diseases of the Respiratory System

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Chapter 23 Diseases of the Respiratory System THE FERRET There are only a few causes of respiratory disease in the ferret. Canine distemper virus and human flu virus can produce…

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Hematologic and Lymphatic Diseases

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Chapter 64 Hematologic and Lymphatic Diseases Several conditions can affect the hematologic and lymphatic systems. These conditions include those that lead to anemia, swollen lymph nodes, and multisystemic diseases. These…

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