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Camelid herd health.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19460638     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The area of herd health is particularly important when considering camelid operations because of the high frequency of travel for exhibition, breeding, and boarding. This article outlines the considerations for routine husbandry, facility and animal maintenance, and infectious disease control in the form of biosecurity, vaccination, and health testing that should be included in any farm's herd-health plan. Veterinary input into the design of programs for biosecurity and infectious disease prevention is critical and requires an active veterinary client-patient relationship with identification of the goals of the operation. Risk assessments should be made based on farm activities and should be the foundation for herd-health program design.
Meredyth Jones; Melanie Boileau
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1558-4240     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Clin. North Am. Food Anim. Pract.     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-22     Completed Date:  2009-10-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511905     Medline TA:  Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University, 1800 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Diseases / drug therapy,  immunology,  prevention & control
Animal Husbandry*
Body Weight
Camelids, New World / physiology*
Communicable Disease Control / methods
Dentistry / veterinary
Hot Temperature
Housing, Animal*
Quarantine / veterinary
Records as Topic / veterinary
Stress, Physiological

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