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A Pocket Guide to: Poultry Health and Disease

Author: Paul McMullin
This new paperback pocket guide has been written specifically as a quick reference guide to poultry health and diseasefor everyone involved or hoping to be involved in poultry production.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

..... Postage Rates per book:
UK: 1.90
Europe: 3.09
Worldwide: 5.29

Availability: In Print
Publication date: January 2004
Binding: Paperback
Dimensions: 115mm wide x 190mm high x 16mm thick
Weight: 380 grams
Extent: 278 pages
ISBN: 0 9530150 5 X

Book Contents

 Chapter 1 - Introduction
    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