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Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery: A Guide for Veterinary Practitioners / Edition 1

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery: A Guide for Veterinary Practitioners / Edition 1

by Cheryl B. Greenacre, Teresa Y. Morishita
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ISBN-13: 9781118335437
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/07/2015
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 950,857
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Cheryl B. Greenacre, DVM, DABVP-Avian, DABVP-ECM, is aprofessor of Avian and Zoological Medicine at the University ofTennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville,Tennessee, USA.

Teresa Y. Morishita, DVM, MPVM, MS, PhD, DACPV, isAssociate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of PoultryMedicine & Food Safety at Western University College ofVeterinary Medicine in Pomona, California, USA.

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Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Foreword xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xv

Companion website xvii

Section I: General Information

1 Laws and Regulations Governing Backyard Poultry in the UnitedStates 3
J. Bruce Nixon

2 Common Breeds of Backyard Poultry 18
Lillian Gerhardt

3 Basic Housing and Management 27
Darrin Karcher

4 Anseriforme Husbandry and Management 34
M. Scott Echols

5 Backyard Poultry Nutrition 72
Todd J. Applegate

6 Parasitic Diseases 82
Richard Gerhold

Section II: Medicine and Surgery

7 Physical Examination Anatomy and Physiology 95
Wael Khamas Josep Rutllant-Labeaga and Cheryl B.Greenacre

8 Biosecurity and Zoonotic Diseases 117
Teresa Y. Morishita Cheryl B. Greenacre and Marcy Souza

9 Avian Influenza and Viscerotropic Velogenic (Exotic) NewcastleDisease 133
Richard M. Fulton

10 Respiratory Disease 137
Richard M. Fulton

11 Musculoskeletal Diseases 145
Cheryl B. Greenacre

12 Dermatological Diseases 160
Angela Lennox

13 Reproductive Diseases 169
Eric Gingerich and Daniel Shaw

14 Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Diseases 181
Teresa Y. Morishita and Robert E. Porter Jr.

15 Cardiovascular Diseases 204
Hugues Beaufrère and Nobuko Wakamatsu

16 Soft Tissue Surgery 220
M. Scott Echols

Section III: Diagnostics Drugs and Vaccines

17 Egg Diagnostics 263
Teresa Y. Morishita Josep Rutllant-Labeaga and DarrinKarcher

18 Diagnostic Lab Sampling 275
Rocio Crespo and H.L. Shivaprasad

19 Interpretation of Laboratory Results and Values 283
Rocio Crespo and H.L. Shivaprasad

20 Regulatory Considerations for Medication Use in Poultry297
Lisa Tell and Tara Marmulak

21 Vaccination of Poultry 321
Robert E. Porter Jr.

Index 329

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