BSAVA Manual of backyard poultry medicine and surgery
1st ed., 368 pages, 600 ill., BSAVA Publications, October 2019
Item Code: LA192
Weigth: 1200 g
Species: Large animals
Discipline: General surgery
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The aim of this new manual is to provide good quality information to help veterinarians provide the level of care to backyard birds that clients expect and deserve. There has been a resurgence in the number of people keeping backyard poultry and they will often be seen as much loved pets. When a backyard bird becomes ill, therefore, their owner expects access to caring and competent veterinary care, often with an expectation that such care should meet the standard on offer to their dog or cat. The manual covers chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, guinea fowl, ornamental pheasants and peafowl.
Origins and types of poultry; Anatomy and physiology; Behaviour; Husbandry; Nutrition; Handling, transportation and hospitalization; Preventive healthcare; Clinical examination and emergency treatment; Clinical techniques; Clinical pathology; Imaging techniques; Endoscopy, biopsy and endosurgery; Disorders of the integument; Ophthalmological and otic disorders; Respiratory disorders; Gastrointestinal disorders; Reproductive and laying disorders; Neurological and musculoskeletal disorders; Behavioural disorders; Nutritional disorders; Systemic, haematological and circulatory disorders; Anaesthesia and analgesia; Soft tissue surgery; Orthopaedic surgery; Post-mortem examination; Legal issues; Appendices.
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