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Practical Guide to Broiler Health Management

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Practical Guide to Broiler Health Management

Dr. Imre Horváth-Papp

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Author(s): Dr. Imre Horváth-Papp

About The Book

Vets working on broiler and breeder farms, agricultural technicians and managers involved in the poultry industry and veterinary students will all find Practical Guide to Broiler Health Management an invaluable source of information in their day-today activities.

This practical and concise handbook takes a fresh look at the complex physiological pathological and nutritional issues affecting the modern broiler chicken, in the context of the efficient economic management of broiler farms.

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Author Dr. Imre Horváth-Papp
Availability In Print
Dimensions 28 x 21 x 2 (cm)
Extent 426 pp
ISBN 9789630662192
Publication date 2008
Book Type Hardcover



  1. Introduction
  2. General disease recognition and animal health management
    1. History
    2. Health monitoring
    3. Necropsy
    4. Mortality curves
    5. Service period
    6. Biosecurity
    7. Feed management
    8. Drinking water management
    9. Ventilation
    10. Litter management
    11. Chicken uniformity
    12. Stress factors
    13. Thinning/Trimming
    14. The role of serological monitoring in the prevention of infectious diseases
    15. Epidemiology
  3. Respiratory diseases
    1. Avian Influenza
    2. Avian Pneumovirus Infection
    3. Aspergillosis
    4. Colibacillosis
    5. Infectious Coryza
    6. Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILTV)
    7. Infectious Bronchitis
    8. Mycoplasmosis
    9. Newcastle Disease
    10. ORT/Ornithobacterium Rhinotracheale
    11. Pasteurellosis
  4. Enteric diseases
    1. Adenovirus Associated Lymphoid Infiltration
    2. Candidiasis (Crop mycocis, Moniliasis
    3. Coccidiosis
    4. Malabsorption Syndrome
    5. Necrotic Enteritis
    6. Fowl Typhoid - Pullorum Disease
  5. Metabolic disorders
    1. Ascites Syndrome
    2. Sudden Death Syndrome
    3. Uricosis
  6. Diseases of the immune system
    1. Infectious Bursal Disease
    2. Chicken Anaemia Virus (CAV)
    3. Mycotoxins
  7. Diseases of the locomotory system
    1. Foot pad dermatitis
    2. Tibial Dyschondroplasia
  8. Diseases of the nervous system
    1. Avian Encephalomyelitis
  9. Neoplastic diseases
    1. Marek's Disease
  10. References


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