Clinical examination is a fundamental part of the process of
veterinary diagnosis. Without a proficient clinical examination and
an accurate diagnosis it is unlikely that the treatment, control,
prognosis and welfare of animals will be optimised.
This book will assist veterinary students in their understanding
of farm animal clinical examination and act as a quick reference
for clinicians who are called upon to examine an unfamiliar
species. It will also provide a more detailed account for
experienced clinicians in their continuing professional
The authors provide a simple, explicit and reliable method of
examining cattle, sheep, pigs and goats of all ages in the search
for diagnostic information.