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448 pages, hardback, £65.45.
CRC Press. 2015.
ISBN 978 1 49870 014 6
A CROSS-SECTIONAL survey of today's veterinary professionals would be likely to reveal a relative lapse in indepth knowledge on the subject of ovine medicine and husbandry, compared with the equivalent aspects of bovine health and production. While Philip Scott's ‘Sheep Medicine’ is a book principally geared towards the undergraduate, the layout and level of detail contained within it make it a resource applicable to veterinarians throughout the profession.
The first chapter is concerned wholly with husbandry, and none of the information in it ought to be revelationary to the practising farm vet. However, to the undergraduate …