Backyard Poultry Medicine & Surgery: A Guide For...

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Item#: 9781118335437
Edition 01
Author Greenacre & Morishita
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Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgeryis a practical resource offering guidance on developing diagnostic and treatment plans for individual companion poultry or small flocks. Organized by body system to aid in developing a differential diagnosis list for common presenting signs, the book provides all the information clinicians need to effectively treat backyard poultry. Written by experts from both the commercial poultry field and the companion avian field, the book provides thorough coverage of both common and less common diseases of backyard chickens, ducks, and other poultry.The book begins with introductory chapters covering general information, an overview of US laws, and basic husbandry concerns, then moves into specific disease chapters organized by system. The book takes an individual medicine perspective throughout, with photographs, radiographs, and histopathological photomicrographs to illustrate principles and diseases.Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgeryis an invaluable guide to diseases and treatments for any practitioners treating backyard poultry.

Table of Contents
Contributors ixForeword xiPreface xiiiAcknowledgments xvCompanion website xviiSection I: General Information 1 Laws and Regulations Governing Backyard Poultry in the United States 3<
/>J. Bruce Nixon2 Common Breeds of Backyard Poultry 18<
/>Lillian Gerhardt3 Basic Housing and Management 27<
/>Darrin Karcher4 Anseriforme Husbandry and Management 34<
/>M. Scott Echols5 Backyard Poultry Nutrition 72<
/>Todd J. Applegate6 Parasitic Diseases 82<
/>Richard GerholdSection II: Medicine and Surgery 7 Physical Examination Anatomy and Physiology 95<
/>Wael Khamas Josep Rutllant-Labeaga and Cheryl B. Greenacre8 Biosecurity and Zoonotic Diseases 117<
/>Teresa Y. Morishita Cheryl B. Greenacre and Marcy Souza9 Avian Influenza and Viscerotropic Velogenic (Exotic) Newcastle Disease 133<
/>Richard M. Fulton10 Respiratory Disease 137<
/>Richard M. Fulton11 Musculoskeletal Diseases 145<
/>Cheryl B. Greenacre12 Dermatological Diseases 160<
/>Angela Lennox13 Reproductive Diseases 169<
/>Eric Gingerich and Daniel Shaw14 Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Diseases 181<
/>Teresa Y. Morishita and Robert E. Porter Jr.15 Cardiovascular Diseases 204<
/>Hugues Beaufrère and Nobuko Wakamatsu16 Soft Tissue Surgery 220<
/>M. Scott EcholsSection III: Diagnostics Drugs and Vaccines 17 Egg Diagnostics 263<
/>Teresa Y. Morishita Josep Rutllant-Labeaga and Darrin Karcher18 Diagnostic Lab Sampling 275<
/>Rocio Crespo and H.L. Shivaprasad19 Interpretation of Laboratory Results and Values 283<
/>Rocio Crespo and H.L. Shivaprasad20 Regulatory Considerations for Medication Use in Poultry 297<
/>Lisa Tell and Tara Marmulak21 Vaccination of Poultry 321<
/>Robert E. Porter Jr.Index 329