First aid and more for your animals
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CTA. 1999. First aid?and more?for your animals. Spore 83. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Permanent link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10568/46513
Internet URL: http://spore.cta.int/images/stories/pdf/old/spore83.pdf
Where There is no Vet. B Forse. CTA - Macmillan - OXFAM copublication. 1999. 390 pp. ISBN 0 333 58899 1.CTA number 917. 20 credit points
In simple words and with the aid of over 400 drawings, this major new work explains how to keep animals healthy in places where there is no vet or where veterinary services are not easily accessible. It deals with cattle, buffaloes, camels, horses, donkeys, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits, and dogs. The book is an invaluable tool for livestock farmers, NGO and agricultural extension workers, vet assistants, and rural schoolteachers. It covers a wide range of problems from diarrhoea to rinderpest and various ways of treating them, from helpful traditional remedies to modern medicines and vaccines. It describes how to feed and handle animals, prevent and control infection, look for signs of disease, care for a sick animal, assist births, and deal with emergencies and simple operations. Included are sections on ways of using the book to train others and on diseases that people can acquire from animals. There is also a guide to helpful publications and organisations. This book will not only help readers realise what they can do for their animals, it will also help them recognise which problems need assistance from experienced vets or skilled workers. A veterinary practitioner, farmer, and writer, Bill Forse (see photo) visited various countries to research this book, and many people from Senegal to Uganda, and from Pakistan to the Philippines contributed advice and comments. Where There is no Vet. B Forse. CTA - Macmillan - OXFAM copublication. 1999. 390 pp. ISBN 0 333 58899 1.CTA number 917. 20 credit points.