Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is a practicalresource offering guidance on developing diagnostic and treatmentplans for individual companion poultry or small flocks. Organized by body system to aid in developing a differentialdiagnosis list for common presenting signs, the book provides allthe information clinicians need to effectively treat backyardpoultry. Written by experts from both the commercial poultry fieldand the companion avian field, the book provides thorough coverageof both common and less common diseases of backyard chickens,ducks, and other poultry.
The book begins with introductory chapters covering generalinformation, an overview of US laws, and basic husbandry concerns,then moves into specific disease chapters organized bysystem. The book takes an individual medicine perspectivethroughout, with photographs, radiographs, and histopathologicalphotomicrographs to illustrate principles and diseases. Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is an invaluable guideto diseases and treatments for any practitioners treating backyardpoultry.
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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.
Table of Contents
Companion website xvii
Section I: General Information
1 Laws and Regulations Governing Backyard Poultry in the UnitedStates 3J. Bruce Nixon
2 Common Breeds of Backyard Poultry 18Lillian Gerhardt
3 Basic Housing and Management 27Darrin Karcher
4 Anseriforme Husbandry and Management 34M. Scott Echols
5 Backyard Poultry Nutrition 72Todd J. Applegate
6 Parasitic Diseases 82Richard Gerhold
Section II: Medicine and Surgery
7 Physical Examination Anatomy and Physiology 95Wael Khamas Josep Rutllant-Labeaga and Cheryl B.Greenacre
8 Biosecurity and Zoonotic Diseases 117Teresa Y. Morishita Cheryl B. Greenacre and Marcy Souza
9 Avian Influenza and Viscerotropic Velogenic (Exotic) NewcastleDisease 133Richard M. Fulton
10 Respiratory Disease 137Richard M. Fulton
11 Musculoskeletal Diseases 145Cheryl B. Greenacre
12 Dermatological Diseases 160Angela Lennox
13 Reproductive Diseases 169Eric Gingerich and Daniel Shaw
14 Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Diseases 181Teresa Y. Morishita and Robert E. Porter Jr.
15 Cardiovascular Diseases 204Hugues Beaufrère and Nobuko Wakamatsu
16 Soft Tissue Surgery 220M. Scott Echols
Section III: Diagnostics Drugs and Vaccines
17 Egg Diagnostics 263Teresa Y. Morishita Josep Rutllant-Labeaga and DarrinKarcher
18 Diagnostic Lab Sampling 275Rocio Crespo and H.L. Shivaprasad
19 Interpretation of Laboratory Results and Values 283Rocio Crespo and H.L. Shivaprasad
20 Regulatory Considerations for Medication Use in Poultry297Lisa Tell and Tara Marmulak
21 Vaccination of Poultry 321Robert E. Porter Jr.