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Captive Birds in Health and Disease

By: John E Cooper
132 pages, B/w photos & illus
Captive Birds in Health and Disease
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  • Captive Birds in Health and Disease ISBN: 9780888395382 Hardback Oct 2004 Out of stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

This book seeks to promote closer collaboration between bird-keepers and veterinarians. The emphasis is on maintaining health and preventing disease rather than treating ailments. One section is orientated specifically towards veterinary surgeons and provides information on diagnosis and treatment.

Contents

Introduction: Captive birds, their biology and its relevance to their care; Health versus disease; Maintenance of health: The importance of management; Signs of health and disease; Types of disease: Infectious, non-infectious and multifactorial; Investigation and diagnosis of disease: Why the bird-keeper and the veterinarian should work together; Diseases affecting the skin and plumage; Diseases of the digestive tract; Respiratory diseases; Diseases of the liver and other internal organs; Diseases affecting fertility, hatchability and the survival of young; The use of medicines and disinfectants; Accidents, emergencies and supportive care; A veterinary vade mecum; Legislation for bird-keepers (by Margaret E Cooper); Index.

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John E Cooper FRCVS
By: John E Cooper
132 pages, B/w photos & illus
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