Respiratory diseases in sheep result in poor live weight gain and mortality, thus causing considerable financial losses for lamb producers. The disease is also an important animal welfare concern. Respiratory diseases in sheep and goats often result from adverse weather conditions and physiologic stress combined with viral and bacterial infections. It is essential to critically assess clinical diagnostic methods, treatment options, and control measures for the common respiratory diseases affecting sheep.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
- Animal Welfare
- Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid
- Respiratory Tract Diseases
- Sheep Diseases