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Urolithiasis in small ruminants (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Urolithiasis is the most widespread and economically important urinary disease of ruminant species.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Challenging cases in small ruminant medicine (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

You are presented with a 4 year old Suffolk ewe for evaluation of abnormal behavior.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Urolithiasis in small ruminants (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Obstructive urolithiasis is considered to be the most economically significant urinary tract disease of food animals, affecting primarily intact and castrated male ruminants, swine and camelids.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Resuscitation and critical care of neonatal calves (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Adequate resuscitation of the newborn is critical to decreasing calf losses in both beef and dairy herds.

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Copper deficiency and toxicity in ruminants (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Copper deficiency occurs when the diet contains an abnormally low amount of copper (primary copper deficiency) or when copper absorption or metabolism is adversely affected (secondary copper deficiency).

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Preventing and treating foot rot in cattle (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Foot rot (interdigital phlegmon, foot abscess, foul-in-the-foot, infectious pododermatitis, interdigital necrobacillosis) is an infection of the interdigital tissue of cattle caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum and Prevotella melaninogenicus or Porphyromonas levii.

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Selenium deficiency in ruminants (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Several disease syndromes in cattle have been shown to be selenuim-responsive.

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Castration of beef calves: What does the science say about timing and technique? (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

The 2008 National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) data indicates 77% of bull calves in the U.S. are castrated before marketing and 75% of those are castrated before three months of age.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Challenging cases in cattle medicine (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

You are presented with a 9 day old Holstein-Friesian heifer calf with a chief complaint of diarrhea of four days duration.

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