The editors and a group of internationally renowned avian contributors offer practitioners and students an overview of avian medicine and surgery in an easily assimilable form: over 200 cases are presented as integrated questions and colour illustrations followed immediately by detailed explanations designed to educate, not just to test.
This book aims to give an overview of the most important diseases in falcons and birds of prey. Chapters cover haematology, viral diseases, bacterial diseases, fungal diseases, parasitic diseases and other miscellaneous diseases. Clinical symptoms are described as well as pathological and histological findings.
Explores the many facets of psittacine behavior, both normal and abnormal. The book not only provides readers with a solid understanding of the basic principles of psittacine behavior but also offers useful techniques of diagnosis and treatment for specific problems.
Demonstrates how to use hemic cytology and cytodiagnosis as part of the assessment of an exotic animal patient, taking the reader through nearly 100 actual clinical cases. With a focus on cytological interpretation, the hands-on, practical approach facilitates learning, teaching, and comprehension.
Essentials of Avian Medicine and Surgery is designed as a concise quick reference for the busy practitioner. Eminently practical, this classic avian text is prized for its down-to-earth approach.
The specialist section on raptor disease is very detailed, including an in-depth chapter on foot disease, especially bumblefoot. Recent interest in captive breeding is reflected in detailed chapters on reproduction and paediatrics. The sections dedicated to pigeons and passerine birds look at birds at both the individual and flock level.
The book is broken into two sections. The first section covers standard hand raising methods and equipment, while the second provides individual chapters devoted to many major avian species.
Clinical examination is presented in a logical, highly practical way, with integrated photographs of key features. The chapter ends with notes on critical and emergency cases. The basic techniques of injection, crop tubing, microchipping, and wing, claw and beak clipping are described and illustrated.
Ohne unnötigen Ballast führt dieses Buch durch den Untersuchungsgang und die häufigsten Ziervogelkrankheiten. Es vermittelt die wichtigsten Techniken anhand bebilderter Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen. Die übersichtliche Gestaltung des Leitfadens ermöglicht schnelles Nachschlagen auch im hektischen Praxisalltag.
While still serving the needs of veterinary surgeons who treat birds of prey, Birds of Prey: Health & Disease will also appeal to a wide readership of falconers, avian researchers, breeders, rehabilitators and zoo staff.
This is 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.
In dit boek vindt u de geschiedenis van kippen in woord en beeld. Oude, historische en soms heel bijzondere afbeeldingen gaan bijna 4.000 jaar terug en laten op allerlei manieren, zoals door kunst en archeologie, zien dat kippen al vele eeuwen als zeer nuttige landbouwhuisdieren worden gehouden.