Chapter 2. The General Clinical Examination of Cattle

  1. Peter G.G. Jackson BVM&S, MA, DVM&S, FRCVS and
  2. Peter D. Cockcroft MA, VetMB, MSc, DCHP, DVM&S, MRCVS

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752425.ch2

Clinical Examination of Farm Animals

Clinical Examination of Farm Animals

How to Cite

Jackson, P. G.G. and Cockcroft, P. D. (eds) (2007) The General Clinical Examination of Cattle, in Clinical Examination of Farm Animals, Blackwell Science Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752425.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Cambridge UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057061

Online ISBN: 9780470752425

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Keywords:

  • cattle;
  • respiratory rate;
  • pulse;
  • mucous;
  • anthrax

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General approach to the clinical examination

  • Respiratory rate

  • Restraint for examination

  • Detailed observation

  • Temperature

  • Pulse

  • Examination of the mucous membranes

  • Capillary refill time (CRT)

  • Further examination

  • Dealing with the animal found dead