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A Pocket Guide to: Poultry Health and Disease

  • A Pocket Guide to: Poultry Health and Disease

A Pocket Guide to: Poultry Health and Disease

Paul McMullin

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This paperback pocket guide has been written specifically as a quick reference guide to poultry health and disease

About The Book

This new paperback pocket guide has been written specifically as a quick reference guide to poultry health and disease. The book, which has 278 pages provides quick and easy reference to identifying and treating poultry diseases, in addition to providing advice on management issues.

The book is split into eight sections, the first looks briefly at market demands and managing for poultry health. Chapter 2 reviews Biosecurity. Chapter 3 looks at the immune system, vaccines and how they work. Medication is the focus of Chapter 4, which is then followed by the disease chapters. These are split into Disease and syndromes of Chickens and various species, Disease and syndromes of predominantly Turkeys and Disease and syndromes of predominantly Ducks and Geese.

Finally the book ends with a useful glossary of technical terms and conversion tables.

The Perfect Reference Guide for Everyone in Poultry

Additional Information

Author Paul McMullin
Availability In Print
Dimensions 115mm wide x 190mm high x 16mm thick
Extent 278 pages
ISBN 0 9530150 5 X
Publication date 2004
Book Type Softcover

Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1

  • Satisfying Market Demands
  • A Model of Health and Disease in Poultry Populations
  • Managing for Poultry Health

Chapter 2 - Principles of Biosecurity
Chapter 3 - The Immune System

  • Vaccines and How They Work

Chapter 4 - Poultry Medication

  • A Practical Guide to Medicines and Feed Additives
  • Legal Requirements
  • How Medicines are Prescribed
  • Understanding Dosage Levels
  • Administering Medicines
  • Administering Medicines Orally
  • Other Types of Medicine for use on the Farm
  • Veterinary Health Plans and Planning

Chapter 5 - Diseases and Syndromes: Introduction

  • Occurrence of Disease by Poultry Species - Index


Chapter 6 - Diseases and Syndromes: Chickens and Various Species
Chapter 7 - Diseases and Syndromes: Predominantly of Turkeys
Chapter 8 - Diseases and Syndromes: Predominantly of Ducks and Geese
Appendix 1 - A Glossary of Technical Terms, and Abbreviations
Appendix 2 - One answer to the Task A
Appendix 3 - Some Useful Tables
Index

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