• Discover the World of Sheep and Goat Diseases with the definitive Atlas. The Atlas of Sheep and Goat diseases is an essential tool to take your Disease Diagnosis to a higher level.

    Imagine having access to the most complete work ever published on sheep and goats, with more than 3,000 detailed photographs. This atlas is not only a visual masterpiece, but an indispensable tool for professionals working with small ruminants.

    What makes this Atlas special is its global approach. Developed over more than 10 years of collaboration between Spanish and Iranian experts, it covers practically all common and emerging diseases in sheep and goats. It is not limited to the Western world, but becomes a reference work worldwide.

    The Atlas is organized into 12 chapters, designed to facilitate clinical and pathological diagnosis. From the most important organ systems to specific pathologies according to age or sex, this resource provides a complete and detailed overview. The structure allows professionals and students to quickly associate lesions and clinical signs with the Atlas images and descriptions, allowing them to accurately identify and contrast each lesion.

    • More than 3000 detailed photographs for an accurate diagnosis.
    • Collaboration between Spanish and Iranian experts for a global perspective.
    • Comprehensive coverage of common and emerging diseases in sheep and goats.
    • Structure organized into 12 chapters to facilitate diagnosis by specific systems and characteristics.

    Whether you are an experienced professional or a student in training, this book edited by Dr.Herriot will be your trusted guide in the fascinating world of diseases in small ruminants. Don't miss the opportunity to acquire this one-of-a-kind work!

    This Atlas is surely the work with the largest number of photographs of sheep and goats ever published (more than 3,000), which makes it an indispensable anatomopathological and clinical diagnosis tool for professionals who work in the field with small ruminants. The close collaboration, for more than 10 years, between prestigious Spanish and Iranian experts has made it possible to describe practically all of the common and emerging diseases that affect these species, without limiting it solely to the Western area, giving rise to a work of global interest that shares the long experience and deep knowledge of the team of authors. The Atlas is structured into 12 chapters, taking into account the clinician's way of dealing with pathologies.

    In this way, there are chapters dedicated to the most important organic systems and apparatus, discriminating, when necessary, the conditions of young people and adults, and others are dedicated to the pathologies of animals of a certain age or sex, such as newborns or the females. Certain multisystem diseases, of relevant interest, are treated independently within some chapters. Thus, the professional or student will be able to quickly relate the lesions and clinical signs detected in the farm with the photographs in the Atlas and the description of their clinical meaning, which will allow them to identify each lesion, contrast it with other similar ones and guide their diagnosis in a specific way. more precise way. The COVID pandemic has shown us the strong interdependence between animal health, human health and environmental health. Movements of sheep and goats from one region to another, globalization, climate emergencies and changes in human behavior provide many opportunities for diseases, including zoonoses, to spread. Dr. Herriot publishes this Atlas with the purpose of training veterinarians and veterinary students, as well as agronomists working with sheep and goats, in the diagnosis of diseases more quickly and effectively throughout the world.

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  • Dr Delia Lacasta

    EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Ruminant Health Management

    Member of European College of Small Ruminant Health Management

    Delia Lacasta graduated at the Veterinary Faculty of Zaragoza, Spain in 1995 and from her first jobs she started working with small ruminants in a full time, first in charge of a meat sheep farm with more than 2500 animals and later in a Sheep and Goat Breeder Healthy Group (SBHG), located in the South of Huesca, Spain, with more than 25.000 sheep and goats. There she worked for more than 13 years. At the same time, she developed a research project on respiratory diseases of lambs to obtain the PhD degree in 2006 with a Cum Laude qualification. During all these years she was also collaborating with a Veterinary company (GTV) as sheep respiratory disorders specialist. In 2005 she started working at the University of Zaragoza, Spain, as a part time lecturer, combining this with her work as practitioner. Currently and since 2010, she is working as a full time lecturer at the Veterinary Faculty of Zaragoza, developing all her work with small ruminant species, especially sheep. She is the director of the Ruminant Clinical Service of this Faculty (SCRUM) that receives every year more than 400 clinical cases. Delia has taken part of the board of the Spanish Society for Sheep and Goat Production (SEOC) for 8 years and currently is in the Organizing Committee of the next International Sheep Veterinary Congress that will be held in Seville, Spain, in 2021 and organized by SEOC. She is also the president of the Scientific Committee of this conference (ISVC 2021). She is Diplomate of the European College of Small Ruminants Health and Management (ECSRHM) since 2011, which is currently the president. She has more than 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals (within the impact factor system) and more than 80 publications in other national and international journals, furthermore, she has more than 100 presentations in national and international scientific meetings.

    Luis Miguel Ferrer

    Profesor de la Universidad de Zaragoza. Diplomado del European College of Small Ruminant Health Management