3 edition of Diseases of poultry found in the catalog.
Previous ed.: 1991.Includes bibliographical references and index.
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|Pagination||xvi, 72 p. :|
|Number of Pages||82|
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It becomes dangerous Diseases of poultry when conditions are favorable for its growth and subsequent toxin formation. The mild form produces listlessness, loss of appetite, respiratory distress, diarrhea, transient drops in egg production, and low mortality. Avian Influenza: Human Pandemic Concerns CAST• It is possible to immunize birds, especially pheasants, with the vaccine prepared for horses. Birds have ruffled feathers, a slight tremor at onset of the disease, strained defecation, loss of appetite and are dehydrated.
Mushy Chick:It is a bacterial disease that mainly affects the newly hatched chicks. Tumors of the liver, kidney, spleen, gonads, pancreas, proventriculus, lungs, muscles, and skin can cause incoordination, unthriftiness, paleness, weak labored breathing, and enlarged feather follicles. Transmission: The infection spreads by direct contact with infected birds or indirectly by exposure to infectious material.
The bird, intestines, and feces emit a fetid odor see Table 3. The losses result from high condemnations at the processing plant.
Transmission: The Newcastle virus can be transmitted short distances by the airborne route or introduced on contaminated shoes, caretakers, feed deliverers, visitors, tires, dirty equipment, feed sacks, crates, and wild birds. Latimer 9 Adenovirus Infections 289 Introduction S. Eggs may be difficult to find in droppings, due to the small size and time of infection. The disease never causes nervous symptoms. The symptoms of fowlpox are warty, spreading eruptions and scabs on comb and wattles, caseous deposits in mouth and sometimes the trachea, reduced egg production, weak growth, inappetence, depression.
Host range is extensive and includes chickens, turkeys, pheasants, pigeons, waterfowl, sparrows and other free-flying birds. Diseases of poultry male gapeworm may attain a length of one-fourth inch. Within eight to fourteen days the eggs embryonate and are infective when eaten by birds or earthworms.
Ascites Syndrome in Poultry Merck Veterinary Manual• The vaccine is given when birds are approximately seven days, again at about four weeks and a third time at about four months of age.
Overview of Necrotic Enteritis in Poultry Merck Veterinary Manual• Bacitracin or virginiamycin are effective treatments administered in the feed.