Book recomendation

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by archerobx, May 15, 2009.

  1. archerobx

    archerobx Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2009
    Looking for a book that would have diseases and other problems and such. Would like alot of pictures of symptoms.

    Thank you
  2. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Gail Damerow has written several books. The Chicken Health Handbook is loaded with lots of good information.
  3. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

    Jan 27, 2007
    If you go to Google Book Search and enter `diseases of poultry' you'll get quite a bit from the GAM comprehensive texts (when you reach the page view limit just delete your temp. files and go back for more).

    Downloadable (free but for the time it takes to download) texts that I've found useful:

    AVIAN MEDICINE: Principle and Applications:

    is on exotics but chooks are covered.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife service manual on field procedures for avians (lots of good info on just about everything, e.g., toxins, plastic eating shorebirds, etc. Not chook specific, but diseases are thoroughly covered, and gives one pause regarding wild birds and chook biosecurity.

    A 1915 text on poultry diseases (treatments are `carbon heavy...'). Very good line drawings/description of how to perform a necroscopy.
  4. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Merck's Veterinary Manual.
  5. thebritt

    thebritt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    Quote:I've got this one. It's pretty good.

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