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close this bookBetter Farming Series 09 - Animal Husbandry: Animal Diseases; How Animals Reproduce (FAO - INADES, 1976, 33 p.)
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View the documentPreface
View the documentPlan of work
close this folderAnimal health
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View the documentInjuries
View the documentParasites
close this folderDiseases
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View the documentVaccination
View the documentLooking after ill animals
close this folderReproduction
close this folderHow animals reproduce
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close this folderThe reproductive systems
View the documentThe female
View the documentThe male
View the documentPregnancy and birth
close this folderChoosing breeding animals
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View the documentCastration
View the documentHow to know your herd
close this folderSelling animals
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View the documentAnimals are sold for their meat.
View the documentAnimals are sold for breeding.
View the documentYoung animals are sold for fattening.
View the documentThe yield of a herd
View the documentFarmers' groups
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(introduction...)


A man is sometimes ill.
Animals too can fall ill.
When an animal is ill, it becomes thin, and may even die.
Then the farmer loses a lot of money.

HOW TO KNOW WHEN AN ANIMAL IS ILL


Signs of good health

Signs of illness


(food appetite

No appetite

Very restless or too quiet
Sensitive back, cold ears, fever


Bright eyes

Dull eyes


Shiny coat

Dry, brittle coat


Growing well

Losing weight

An animal may be injured, may have parasites, may have a disease.