Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System

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Chapter 43 Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System SNAKES Metabolic Bone Disease The most common disease of the musculoskeletal system of snakes is metabolic bone disease (MBD), which is the result…

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Diseases of the Digestive System

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Chapter 61 Diseases of the Digestive System Sheep and goats are ruminants; that is, they have four chambers to their “stomach.” The parts are the rumen, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum….

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Diseases of the Integumentary System

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Chapter 53 Diseases of the Integumentary System Reporting of skin diseases in horses is quite common. It is not unusual for the owner to notice various lesions as the horse…

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Diseases of the Digestive System

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Chapter 15 Diseases of the Digestive System THE FERRET Digestive system disease in the ferret parallels those of the dog and cat. Dental diseases, diarrheas (infectious), gastrointestinal (GI) foreign bodies,…

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Diseases of the Nervous System

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Chapter 44 Diseases of the Nervous System SNAKES The anatomy of the nervous system in the snake and other reptiles is similar to that in mammals, with some differences. The…

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Diseases of the Respiratory System

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Chapter 69 Diseases of the Respiratory System Respiratory diseases can have a significant impact on a flock or herd through lower milk production, slower growth, and the economics involved with…

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Overview of the Bird as a Patient

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Chapter 25 Overview of the Bird as a Patient There are more than 9000 different species of birds and many of them make excellent pets for people who live in…

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Diseases of the Urinary System

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Chapter 70 Diseases of the Urinary System Fortunately, urinary tract problems are rare in properly maintained sheep and goats. The main concerns are plants that are known to be nephrotoxic…

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Diseases of the Reproductive System

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Chapter 68 Diseases of the Reproductive System Sheep and goats are seasonally polyestrous. Most are short-day breeders, although there are breeds that will cycle year-round. Normal gestation length is approximately…

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Diseases of the Nervous System

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Chapter 67 Diseases of the Nervous System Neurologic diseases are not common in sheep and goats, but they can be devastating to the animal and its owner. Many neurologic conditions…

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