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Chicken Health Handbook : A Complete Guide to Maximizing Flock Health and Dealing With Disease
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Gail Damerow is the foremost authority on chickens in the United States, and her classic referenceThe Chicken Health Handbook (originally published in 1994) is now completely revised with up-to-the minute information and full-color photography and illustrations. This essential guide thoroughly addresses every aspect of chicken health, including good nutrition; bacterial, viral, and fungal diseases; parasites and worms; reproductive issues; immune health; metabolic dysfunctions; and much more, with detailed solutions for any health problem your chickens encounter. This new second edition emphasizes natural and preventive approaches and covers issues specific to raising chickens in the city.
Chickens are vulnerable to a wide range of health problems and diseases, and chicken keepers are the frontline health providers for their birds. Expert Gail Damerow comes to the rescue with this comprehensive handbook written for the layperson. Covering everything from good nutrition to metabolic dysfunctions, parasites, worms, bacterial diseases, fungal infections, viruses, and how the chicken's immune system works,The Chicken Health Handbook covers all the popular and alternative treatment options with in-depth explanations of the science behind them, how-to treatment regimes, and accessible illustrations.
Edition: Revised / Updated
Number of Pages: 487
Genre: Technology, Medical
Sub-Genre: Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Agriculture / Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Gail Damerow
Street Date: December 29, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-7536