Christine Navarre, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Information on caseous lymphadenopathy, caprine arthritis encephalitis virus, Johne's disease, and mycoplasmosis in goats.
Obstructive urolithiasis is a common problem encountered in small ruminant practice.
Information on fluid therapy in sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, crias, and lambs.
Strategic deworming programs were developed for Ostertagia problems in cattle, and are of limited use with Haemonchus infestations in small ruminants.
Although sheep and goats get numerous types of parasites, Haemonchus contortus is the most important nematode and most significant parasite with respect to anthelmintic resistance, and will be the focus of this discussion.