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With more than 40 years of experience as a practicing veterinarian, and a PhD in Animal Science, author Bob Sager gives ranchers, students, and extension agents the practical tips and scientific knowledge needed to raise healthy beef cattle.
Includes chapters on the most crucial aspects of beef calf heath, including gestational care; colostrum, feeding, and supplementation; scours and dehydration (including viral, bacterial, and parasitic causes); pneumonia and BRD; preventive health; and vaccination.
Full color, with 50 diagrams, tables, and figures that clearly demonstrate key concepts. Also includes a guide to performing field necropsies, and a gallery of commonly-used products and tools.
Whether beginner or advanced, everyone can benefit from Sager's packed-with-facts handbook.