Diseases of Poultry

Diseases of Poultry

(Including Cage Birds)

2nd Edition - January 1, 1969

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  • Author: P. Seneviratna
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483193298

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Diseases of Poultry discusses the avian leucosis complex, avian mycoplasmosis, and Marek’s disease in detail. It defines the diagnoses of avian sarcoma with some illustrations. It also identifies the connection between avian sarcoma and leucosis complex. The section on coccidiosis, avian encephalomyelitis, and fowl cholera has been deliberated extensively. The book covers such topic as virus conjunctivitis of chicks, turkey haemorrhagic enteritis, turkey syndrome 65 (TS 65), goose septicaemia, goose plague, and infections with C.E.L.O. virus, avian entero and reo viruses, and turkey respiratory virus. A section of the book analyses the diseases common to cage birds. This is followed by a section about the drugs applied in the treatment of birds. Some minor subjects such as poisons, toxins, and the basic poultry surgery are discussed in the last chapter. An index of the terms is given. The book will provide useful information to veterinary undergraduate and researchers in the field of veterinary.

Table of Contents

  • Section A Diseases of the Domestic Fowl

    Chapter I. General

    Chapter II. Diseases Caused by Viruses and Related Organisms

    Chapter III. Bacterial Diseases

    Chapter IV. Fungal Diseases

    Chapter V. Parasitic Diseases

    Chapter VI. Deficiency or Nutritional Diseases

    Chapter VII. Miscellaneous Diseases

    Chapter VIII. Systemic Diseases

    Chapter IX. Tumors and Neoplastic Diseases

    Chapter X. Lethal Factors and Influence of Heredity on Disease and Production

    Chapter XI. Diagnosis of Poultry Disease

    Section B Common Diseases of Turkeys

    Chapter XII. Virus Diseases

    Chapter XII. Bacterial Diseases

    Chapter XIX. Fungal Diseases

    Chapter XV. Parasitic Diseases

    Chapter XVI. Miscellaneous Diseases

    Section C Diseases of Ducks, Geese, and Miscellaneous Birds

    Chapter XVII. Diseases of Ducks

    Chapter XVIII. Diseases of Geese and Miscellaneous Birds

    Section D Common Diseases of Cage Birds

    Chapter XIX. Diseases of Cage Birds

    Section E Miscellaneous

    Chapter XX. Some Common Drugs Used in Avian Medication

    Chapter XXI. Defects of Incubation

    Chapter XXII. Poisons and Toxins

    Chapter XXIII. Elementary Poultry Surgery



Product details

  • No. of pages: 238
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1969
  • Published: January 1, 1969
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483193298

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