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Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery - A guide for veterinary practitioners
GREENACRE-MORISHITA
Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery - A guide for veterinary practitioners
2° ed., 652 pagg., 800 ill., John Wiley & Sons, settembre 2021
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An expanded edition that explains the diagnosis and treatment of backyard poultry
You can look to Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery, Second Edition for practical veterinary information on the treatment of poultry. You’ll find six new chapters covering radiology, toxicology, euthanasia, gross pathology, behavior, and emergency medicine. The book is written by some of the most respected specialists in a broad range of fields.
With many original chapters also significantly expanded, the book provides a complete guide to all aspects of husbandry, medicine, and surgery for poultry. Diseases are organized by body systems to aid in developing a diagnosis. This book supports your work as a practitioner, whether you treat birds occasionally or regularly.
  • Review information on the topics of husbandry, medicine, and surgery
  • Gain guidance on developing a diagnostic or treatment plan for the individual or small flock of poultry
  • Choose appropriate doses of labeled and extra-label drugs
  • Find new chapters on emergency medicine, toxicology, euthanasia, gross pathology, normal and abnormal radiographic findings, and other key topics
  • Use color photographs to aid in breed identification and poultry disease diagnoses
  • View photographs, videos, and linked references and websites on an accompanying website
This is an essential and comprehensive guide providing enhanced and updated information to support all types of practitioners—from the dedicated avian veterinarian to those who rarely treat these species.

Contributors, ix
Foreword, xi
Preface, xiii
Acknowledgments, xv
Companion website, xvii
Section 1: General Care
Chapter 1 - Laws and Regulations Governing Backyard Poultry in the US
Bruce Nixon
Chapter 2 - Common Breeds of Backyard Poultry
Lillian Gerhardt and Cheryl Greenacre
Chapter 3 - Chicken and Turkey Husbandry and Management
Darrin Karcher
Chapter 4 - Anseriforme Husbandry and Management
Scott Echols
Chapter 5 – Biosecurity
Teresa Morishita and Theodore Derksen
Chapter 6 - Backyard Poultry Nutrition
Todd Applegate and Justin Fowler
Section 2: Initial Examinations
Chapter 7 - Anatomy, and Physiology
Josep Rutllant-Labeaga and Wael Khamas
Chapter 8 - Physical Examination
Cheryl Greenacre
Chapter 9 - Radiographic Evaluation of Normal and Common Diseases
John Mattoon, Marcie Logsdon, and Ashley Hanna
Section 3: Diseases
Chapter 10 - Zoonotic Diseases
Marcy Souza
Chapter 11 - Parasitic Diseases
Richard Gerhold
Chapter 12 - Respiratory Diseases
Richard Fulton
Chapter 13 - Avian Influenza and Viscerotropic Velogenic (Exotic) Newcastle Disease
Richard Fulton
Chapter 14 - Musculoskeletal Diseases
Cheryl Greenacre
Chapter 15 - Dermatological Diseases
Angela Lennox and Cheryl Greenacre
Chapter 16 - Reproductive Diseases
Eric Gingerich and Daniel Shaw
Chapter 17 - Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Diseases
Teresa Morishita and Robert Porter
Chapter 18 - Cardiovascular Diseases
Hugues Beaufrere and Marina Brash
Section 4: Specialized Care and Surgery
Chapter 19 - Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
Jennifer Graham and Elizabeth Rozanski
Chapter 20 - Common Toxicoses
Marieke Rosenbaum and Cheryl Greenacre
Chapter 21 - Soft Tissue Surgery
Scott Echols
Chapter 22 – Behavior
Christine Calder and Julie Albright
Section 5: Diagnosis of Disease
Chapter 23 - Euthanasia of Companion Poultry
Cheryl Greenacre
Chapter 24 - Egg Diagnostics
Teresa Morishita, Josep Rutllant-Labeaga, Darrin Karcher
Chapter 25 - How to Perform a Necropsy
Jarra Jagne and Elizabeth Buckles
Chapter 26 - Diagnostic Laboratory Sampling
Rocio Crespo and H.L. Shivaprasad
Chapter 27 - Interpretation of Laboratory Results and Values
Rocio Crespo and H.L. Shivaprasad
Section 6: Treatment and Prevention of Disease
Chapter 28 - Regulatory Considerations for Medication Use in Poultry
Lisa Tell and Krysta Martin
Chapter 29 - Commonly Used Medications
Cheryl Greenacre
Chapter 30 - Vaccination of Poultry
Robert Porter
Index

CHERYL B. GREENACRE
DVM, DABVP (Avian), DABVP (ECM), is Professor and Section Head of Avian and Zoological Medicine at the University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.
 
TERESA Y. MORISHITA
DVM, MPVM, PhD, DACPV, is Professor of Poultry Medicine & Food Safety at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine in Pomona, California, USA.

Codice Articolo: LA195
ISBN: 9781119511755
Peso: 900 g
Area: Animali da reddito
Disciplina: Chirurgia / Medicina interna
IVA: Esente IVA