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Poultry Inspection: Anatomy, Physiology and Disease Conditions

By: A Grist(Author)

276 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Nottingham University Press

Paperback | Oct 2006 | Edition: 2 | #187086 | ISBN: 1899043462
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About this book

Provides an introduction and guide to poultry behaviour and welfare. It describes the origin and biology of the various species of bird that are of agricultural importance, as well as giving a succinct overview of their key behaviour patterns. There is careful discussion of the many factors that influence their welfare, and detailed consideration of the ways in which legislation and commercial interests interact in an attempt to satisfy the many needs involved. The final chapters discuss possible future developments within the subject.


- Anatomy/physiology
- Diseases of poultry
- Parasites
- Neoplasia
- Affections of specific parts
- Disease and cause
- Conditions encountered at post mortem inspection in abattoirs
- Processing conditions
- An autotopsy procedure
- Anatomy aide memoire
- Index

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