A guide on poultry diseases, nutritional and digestive disorders. Including immunity, deficiencies and infections for veterinarians, students and nutritionists.
This text has been prepared to guide the reader through diseases, parasites and malfunction of the digestive tract of commercial poultry. The interrelationship of intrinsic and environmental factors in the context of intensive production systems requires an appreciation of the multi factorial etiology resulting in dysfunction.
The book uses a systematic approach when evaluating production records, clinical signs, lesions and laboratory investigations is stressed through adoption of a common format for the conditions reviewed.
With contributions by Lucy A Tucker
This guide is ideal for veterinarians, laboratory diagnosticians, nutritionists and students.
SECTION ONE: The digestive tract
SECTION TWO: Feed consumption and digestion
SECTION THREE: Immunity
SECION FOUR: Practical nutrition of commercial poultry
SECTION FIVE: Technical feed ingredients and supplements
SECTION SIX: Nutrient deficiences
SECTION SEVEN: Feed quality and disease interactions
SECTION EIGHT: Abnormal conditions
SECTION NINE: Infections of the digestive system: strategies to prevent disease in flocks
SECTION TEN: Applied immunology and the control of disease
SECTION ELEVEN: Digestive diseases in poultry
SECTION TWELVE: Diseases of public health significance
SECTION THIRTEEN: Economics applied to poultry production
Dr. Simon M. Shane is an Emeritus Professor of the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University where he was involved in teaching, research and service from 1979 through 2001. He currently holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Poultry Science, North Carolina State University.
He obtained his veterinary degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1964, and earned a Ph.D. in Poultry Nutrition from Cornell University in 1969. He subsequently earned a Masters Degree in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa in 1975, while serving as a Production Director for a large integrated broiler producer in the Republic of South Africa.
He was awarded the Diploma of Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2001, is a 1991 Charter Diplomat of the American College of Poultry Veterinarians and the 2005 recipient of the AAAP Lasher-Botorff Award. Professor Shane is active in all aspects of US and international broiler and egg production with special emphasis on bio security, economics and food safety, having consulted extensively in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
This book weighs: 455g
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