VTMED 6545

VTMED 6545

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Discusses diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of medical and surgical problems of individual small ruminants and of sheep and goat herds. Basic information on breeds, behavior, nutritional requirements, and management systems is supplied. Economically important contagious or metabolic diseases are discussed in depth. The diagnostic evaluation and differential diagnoses for common clinical presentations such as skin disease, neurologic disease, lameness, and mastitis are considered. Herd monitoring of economically important parameters and necropsy diagnosis of abortions and neonatal losses are addressed. Breeding systems, pregnancy diagnosis methods, correction of dystocias, and common surgical procedures are discussed and demonstrated in laboratory sessions. Also offered as an autotutorial during summer and distribution periods in spring.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: third- and fourth-year veterinary students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Corequisite: VTMED 6546. Lab may only be taken with concurrent enrollment in lecture or autotutorial course.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Vet Med Summer. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1735VTMED 6545  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • May 25 - Aug 16, 2020
    • Smith, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online