Veterinary Science and Medicine - Veterinary Science and Medicine
Bovine medicine is a sub-discipline of veterinary medicine which deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in bovines. The bovine family includes domestic cattle, African buffalo, water buffalo, four-horned and spiral-horned antelopes, and bison. They are raised as livestock for the production of milk and meat. Diseases like blackleg, blue tongue, bovine tuberculosis and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) are some of the prominent diseases amongst bovines. Infected bovines can be a risk factor for transmission to humans through the production of milk and meat. Therefore, bovine medicine is of paramount significance to prevent and control such diseases and their transmission. The topics included in this book on bovine medicine are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. It is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide in-depth knowledge about the theory and practice of bovine medicine. Researchers and students in this field will be assisted by this book.