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Diseases of Free-range Poultry 3rd Edition

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Diseases of Free-range Poultry 3rd Edition

Victoria Roberts

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Author(s): Victoria Roberts

About The Book

Even free-range poultry (the book covers ducks, geese, turkeys, guinea fowl, quail and pheasants as well as chickens) can suffer from diseases, and Victoria Roberts, a vet who is a poultry specialist, gives guidance on good management, common diseases and problems, and how to watch for the symptoms as well as what to do about them.

... an excellent reference for owners and veterinary surgeons alike...Veterinary Record.

Additional Information

Author Victoria Roberts
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 160 pp
ISBN 9781873580783
Publication date 2009
Book Type Hardcover


  • Foreword by Prof. John Cooper
  • Introduction
  • Positive Signs of Health
  • External Anatomy: Skin and Feathers
  • Skeletal and Locomotive System
  • Digestive and Excretory Systems
  • Respiratory System
  • Reproductive System
  • Endocrine and Lymphatic Systems
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Nervous System
  • Other
  • Poisons and Toxins
  • Homeopathy
  • Basic Poultry Diseases Chart
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Appendix I Medicine Cupboard
  • Appendix II Sex Reversal in Avian Species
  • Appendix III Classification of Breeds
  • Appendix IV Guide to Pure Breed Laying Capabilities
  • Appendix V Management and Feeding
  • Appendix VI Post Mortem Technique
  • Appendix VII Update on Avian Influenza
  • Index

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