Cervid field medicine & surgery
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Cervid field medicine & surgery: Farmed Cervids present a challenge to manage and treat when disease is present. While these animals are in a farmed situation they are not domesticated and the stress placed upon them to handle and treat them when disease is present, is a factor that must be taken into consideration at all times. Cervids can show signs of Capture Myopathy and be clinically affected in as little as two minutes of a hard chase. The most common diseases that affect farmed Cervids are: Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD), Pneumonia, Enteric, Necrobacillosis and Parasitism. The common ...Fawn / Calf Care: Fawn/Calf Care will focus on early detection and intervention when disease is affecting neonates. When disease affects neonatal Cervids, death can follow quickly due to their lack of body reserves. Due to this lack of body reserves, early detection of disease and determining which body systems are affected is of critical importance. There are few veterinary professional who express an interest in the Cervid industry and many producers are without the proper guidance and assistance when dealing with disease on their farms. One of the goals of this lecture will be to instruct the ...