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Diseases of Poultry
(Including Cage Birds)
2nd Edition - January 1, 1969
Author: P. Seneviratna
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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… Read more
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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.
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 DiseaseSection 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 References Index