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Ratite Management, Medicine and Surgery

Edited By: TM Tully and SM Shane

188 pages, Col & b/w photos, figs, tabs


Hardback | Aug 1996 | #37828 | ISBN: 0894648748
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A guide to the diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases and metabolic conditions in commercial ratites (flightless species such as emus and rheas). Chapters cover anatomy, physiology, nutrition, breeding and management, pathology, parasites, anesthesiology and surgery.


Introduction - The Ratite Industry; Anatomy; Physiology; Nutrition; Handling and Management; Biosecurity and Control of Disease; Reproduction of Ratites; Examination and Diagnostic Procedures; Clinical Pathology; Developmental Problems in Immature Ratites; Infectious Diseases of Ratites; Parasitology, Diagnosis and Treatment; Central Nervous System; Anaesthesiology; Surgery; Ophthalmology and Dermatology; Therapeutics; Diagnostic Pathology; Jurisprudence.

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