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The Chicken Health Handbook

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Publisher Comments:

This must-have reference for the small flock owner covers the problems and diseases common to chickens of all breeds and all ages. Generously illustrated, The Chicken Health Handbook teaches you how to:

* hatch healthy chicks

* provide proper nutrition

* fight parasites

* spot diseases and infections in their early stages

* protect flocks from predators

* build safe houses and yards

Practical charts in The Chicken Health Handbook help pinpoint common symptoms and causes of disease. An extensive alphabetic listing of diseases provides quick access to treatments and remedies for everything from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome.

Synopsis:

Packed with relevant information for all breeds and ages, this book covers nutrition, disease, immunity, and anatomy. Written for the chicken fancier and nonspecialist.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-332) and index.

About the Author

Gail Damerow is the author of many books on raising animals, including The Chicken Health Handbook, Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, Draft Horses and Mules (coauthor with Alina Rice), Your Goats, and Your Chickens. She is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine and former editor of Rural Heritage magazine. She and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee, where they raise chickens, guinea fowl, turkeys, rabbits, and dairy goats. 

Table of Contents

Charts

Foreword by Jeanne Smith, D.V.M.

Introduction

1. Chicken Health

2. Health and Nutrition

3. Anatomy of a Chicken

4. External Parasites

5. Internal Parasites: Worms

6. Internal Parasites: Protozoa

7. Infectious Diseases

8. Environment-Related Problems

9. Diagnostic Guides

10. Postmortem Examination

11. Therapy

12. Enhancing Immunity

13. Incubation and Brooding

14. Chickens and Human Health

15. Diseases and Disorders

Glossary

Suppliers

State Poultry Pathology Laboratories

Recommended Reading

IndeX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882666112
Editor:
Haar, Amanda
Author:
Haar, Amanda
Author:
Smith, Jeanne
Author:
Damerow, Gail
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Chickens
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Veterinary Medicine - Food Animal
Subject:
Chickens -- Parasites.
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry - General
Subject:
Chickens -- Diseases.
Subject:
Chickens -- Health.
Subject:
Medical : Veterinary Medicine - Food Animal
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
19940106
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 x 9
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.86 in 1.25 lb

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Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
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