Contents: Preface. 1. The anatomy and physiology of the fowl. 2. The anatomy and physiology of the fowl (continued). 3. Hygiene and sanitation. 4. Health and disease. 5. General pathology, degenerations and infiltrations. 6. General pathology: healing and repair 7. Special pathology: diseases of bones and cartilage, skin and nerves. 8. Special pathology: diseases of the digestive tract and allied organs. 9. Special pathology: diseases of the excretory and reproductive systems. 10. Special pathology: diseases of the circulatory and respiratory systems. 11. Specific diseases. The virus infections of the fowl. 12. Specific diseases. Bacterial infections of the fowl. 13. Specific diseases. Bacterial infections of the fowl (continued). 14. Parasitic diseases: protozoan parasites of poultry. 15. Parasitic diseases: the metazoan parasites of the fowl. 16. The practical application of this work. Index.
Poultry are kept all over the world. They are kept by commercial farmers for meat and egg production. A disease can spread rapidly among chickens because they are usually kept together in a cage or chicken house. They also share the same food and water bowls, which can spread disease and infections from sick to healthy chickens. This situation can cause disease to spread resulting a lot of damage.
This book describes the diseases of poultry, their aetiology, diagnosis, treatment and control measures. The book has covered not only the diseases of infectious nature but also the metabolic and nutritional diseases. This book is an invaluable resource for the veterinary students, practicing veterinarian, poultry inspector and researchers. It will be equally useful to the disease diagnosticians, poultry consultant and poultry farmers.