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Poultry Farmer's and Manager's Veterinary Handbook

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Poultry Farmer's and Manager's Veterinary Handbook

Peter W Laing

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Author(s): Peter W Laing

About The Book

The Poultry Farmer's and Manager?s Veterinary Handbook provides comprehensive up-to-date information on all aspects of poultry care. Written in clear, easy to understand language by an experienced veterinary surgeon, this is an essential reference book for all those who own or keep poultry.

Topics covered include: how to understand poultry behaviour and recognise signs of health and fitness; causes of diseases and how they can spread; poultry enterprises, their problems and likely causes.

100 black & white photographs and diagrams

Additional Information

Author Peter W Laing
Availability In Print
Dimensions 246 x 189 mm (W x H)
Extent 176pp
ISBN 9781861262615
Publication date 1995
Book Type Hardcover


  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Keeping and Caring for Poultry
  • Management of Poultry Flocks and Baby Chicks
  • Poultry Production and Human Health
  • Normal and Abnormal Behaviour
  • Health, Ill-health and Stress
  • Bird Welfare
  • The Multifactorial Nature of Disease
  • Nutrition and Nutritional Diseases
  • The Immune System
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • The REspiratory System
  • The Digestive System
  • THe Circulatory System
  • The Excretory System
  • The Nervous System
  • The Eye
  • The Ear
  • Mareks Disease and Tumours
  • Disease that Affect the Skin
  • Parasites
  • The Reproductive System
  • Failures in Egg Production
  • Diseases in Day-Old Chicks
  • Vaccination
  • Treatment
  • Handling and Treating Chickens
  • Disease Control by Hygiene
  • Index

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