Course 29 Herd Health Considerations for Sheep and Goats


Interpretation of the CBC and serum biochemistry is an art based on science and some physiologic quirks of the ruminants need to be kept in mind. We will go over the most important analyses and their interpretation.



This session reviews the basics of herd health for sheep and goats, laid out across the production phases. This will facilitate you creating individualized herd health plans for your clients. Topics covered include vaccination, parasite control, foot care, control of pregnancy toxemia, and neonatal care.