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Looking for a farm animal resource?  You may find the resources below helpful:

Bovine Fertility

nadis.org.uk logo Abortion Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Beef Fertility - Heifers, Calving & Disease Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Beef Fertility - Synchronisation Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Beef Fertility - Targets and Benchmarking Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Bull Fertility Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Dairy Fertility - Anoestrus, Cysts and Delayed Ovulation Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Dairy Fertility - Basics of Reproduction Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Dairy Fertility - Heat Detection Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Dairy Fertility - Measuring Fertility Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Dairy Fertility - Missed Heats & Synchronisation Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
research.vet.upenn.edu logo Foetal Aging - Manual Criteria for determining foetal age by manual P.D. Thanks to University of Pennsylvania.
research.vet.upenn.edu logo Oestrus Cycle (Bovine) Oestrus cycle, follicular waves, hormones and a pictorial guide to the ovaries during the cycle. Thanks to University of Pennsylvania.
eblex.org.uk logo Optimising suckler herd fertility Although aimed at farmers this EBLEX pdf provides a useful overview of fertility considerations in the beef herd. Including a useful
research.vet.upenn.edu logo Pregnancy Diagnosis (Bovine) Information, including palpable structures. Thanks to University of Pennsylvania.
nadis.org.uk logo Uterine Infections Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.

Bovine Lameness

research.vet.upenn.edu logo Anatomy of the Bovine Foot Diagrams and description of the anatomy of the bovine foot. Thanks to University of Pennsylvania.
cattle-lameness.org.uk logo Cattle Lameness Information Useful information on diagnosing foot lessions in cattle as well as information on prevention.
nadis.org.uk logo Cow Tracks Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Cubicle Comfort Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Digital Dermatitis - Causes, Treatment & Control Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Foot Bathing & Hygiene Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Foot Trimming Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
bva.co.uk logo Foot Trimming A series of refreshingly short videos on cattle foot trimming. Thanks to BVA's vets.tv.
nadis.org.uk logo Mobility Scoring Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Sole Ulcers - Causes, Treatment & Control Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo White Line Disease - Causes, Treatment & Control Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.

Bovine Medicine

nadis.org.uk logo Biosecurity in Cattle Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Bluetongue in Cattle and Sheep Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Calf Scour in Rearer Units Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Calf Scour In Suckler Calves Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
mansonpublishing.com logo Cattle and Sheep Medicine Self Assessment Check your knowledge on aspects of clinical cattle and sheep medicine.
nadis.org.uk logo Clostridial Disease in Cattle Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Coccidiosis in Cattle Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
eblex.org.uk logo Controlling worms and fluke An relatively detailed EBLEX guide on controlling worms and fluke in cattle. Thanks to EBLEX.
cfsph.iastate.edu logo Disease Information Disease information covering information on the diseases, clinical signs, diagnosis and control - follow the link to select the required disease.
cfsph.iastate.edu logo Disease Transmission Routes - Beef A list of diseases affecting beef animals, listed by their transmission route.
cfsph.iastate.edu logo Disease Transmission Routes - Dairy A list of diseases affecting dairy cattle, listed by their transmission routes.
nadis.org.uk logo Diseases - Cattle A-Z of cattle diseases with clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment
nadis.org.uk logo Eye Conditions in Cattle Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Johne's Disease Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
research.vet.upenn.edu logo Mastitis Pathogens Information on mastitis pathogens along with diagnosis and control. Thanks to University of Pennsylvania.
nadis.org.uk logo NADIS Disease trends and parasite forcasts for your area from the National Animal Disease Information Service (follow the link and select your region from the map on the right).
defra.gov.uk logo Schmallenberg Virus What you need to know about this rapidly emerging disease.

Bovine Nutrition

eblex.org.uk logo Improving pasture This PDF, although aimed at farmers provides a basic overview of improving and monitoring grass production. Thanks to EBLEX.
eblex.org.uk logo Making Grass Silage This PDF from EBLEX provides a good introduction to making grass silage.

Exotic farm animals

ivis.org logo Camelid Anaesthesia Book: "Anesthetic Management in Camelids" by Mama K.R. - available via IVIS.
cfsph.iastate.edu logo Disease Information Disease information covering information on the diseases, clinical signs, diagnosis and control - follow the link to select the required disease.

Pigs

cfsph.iastate.edu logo CSF Video A 24 min American video covering a case of sick pigs with possible CSF, with some differentials and necropsy findings.
cfsph.iastate.edu logo Disease Information Disease information covering information on the diseases, clinical signs, diagnosis and control - follow the link to select the required disease.
nadis.org.uk logo NADIS Disease trends and parasite forcasts for your area from the National Animal Disease Information Service (follow the link and select your region from the map on the right).
nadis.org.uk logo Pig Diseases A-Z of pig diseases with clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment.
thepigsite.com logo The Pig Site

Sheep

nadis.org.uk logo Abortion in Ewes Thanks to NADIS for this useful article on abortion in ewes.
nadis.org.uk logo Bluetongue in Cattle and Sheep Although intended for farmers this short article from NADIS is also useful for vets.
nadis.org.uk logo Coccidiosis in Lambs Thanks to NADIS for this useful article on coccidiosis in lambs.
cfsph.iastate.edu logo Disease Information Disease information covering information on the diseases, clinical signs, diagnosis and control - follow the link to select the required disease.
nadis.org.uk logo Eye Diseases in Sheep Thanks to NADIS for this useful article on eye problems in sheep.
nadis.org.uk logo Lambing - Fostering, Docking and Castration Part six of the useful NADIS module covering all aspects of lambing.
nadis.org.uk logo Lambing - Neonatal Diseases Part five of the useful NADIS module covering all aspects of lambing.
nadis.org.uk logo Lambing - Newborn Lambs Part four of the useful NADIS module covering all aspects of lambing.
nadis.org.uk logo Lambing - Problems Part two of the useful NADIS module covering all aspects of lambing.
nadis.org.uk logo Lambing - Prolapses Part three of the useful NADIS module covering all aspects of lambing.
nadis.org.uk logo Lambing - The Basics Part one of the useful NADIS module covering all aspects of lambing.
nadis.org.uk logo Lameness Control in Ewes Treatment and control of common foot conditions. Thanks to NADIS.
nadis.org.uk logo NADIS Disease trends and parasite forcasts for your area from the National Animal Disease Information Service (follow the link and select your region from the map on the right).
defra.gov.uk logo Schmallenberg Virus What you need to know about this rapidly emerging disease.
nadis.org.uk logo Sheep Diseases A-Z of sheep diseases with clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment.

Other useful links (Farm animal)

fwi.co.uk logo Farmers Weekly
  In Practice FREE access to In Practice online for all BVA members - simply follow the link to sign in.
pasturetoprofit.co.uk logo Pasture to Profit
ivis.org logo Poisonous Plants A guide to poisonous plants, often giving a description, the mode of toxicity and the treatment. Taken from "A Guide to Plant Poisoning of Animals in North America", Knight A.P. and Walter R.G - available thanks to IVIS
thebeefsite.com logo The Beef Site
thecattlesite.com logo The Cattle Site
thedairysite.com logo The Dairy Site
vetformulary.com logo Vet Formulary An extremely useful formulary of drugs and their recommended doses. Especially useful for exotic species.
veterinarybusinessbriefing.com logo Veterinary Business Briefing Access useful information and resources on a range of practice management issues. Plus VetGrad members can get full access, free for 3 months.
veterinarybusinessvideoshow.com logo Veterinary Business Video Show Short videos providing news and information on a range of veterinary business topics.
  Veterinary Record FREE access to Veterinary Record online for all BVA members, simply follow the link to sign in.

Goats

  BVA AWF BVA Animal Welfare. The resources section contains useful advice on handling a range of small furries as well as owner orientated leaflets on keeping fish, goats, ferrets and choosing puppies.
cfsph.iastate.edu logo Disease Information Disease information covering information on the diseases, clinical signs, diagnosis and control - follow the link to select the required disease.
allgoats.com logo Goat Health from BGS Some owner orientated advice on topics of Goat Health from the British Goat Society.

Societies and associations (Farm animal)

bcva.eu logo BCVA
allgoats.com logo British Goat Society
pigvetsoc.org.uk logo Pig Veterinary Society
sheepvetsoc.org.uk logo Sheep Veterinary Society
goatvetsoc.co.uk logo The Goat Veterinary Society Producers of a handy DVD on disbudding kids, please email Nick through their website to obtain a copy for just £10.
vets4bvu.org logo Vets4BVU A developing union for vets, the British Veterinary Union (BVU).
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