Since its first publication in 1996, this book has proven to be one of the most sought after and respected titles worldwide in this generic range of avian publications. The author’s devotion and concern for all aspects of avian health and husbandry have again been reflected in this revised edition. Includes diagrams: features of a typical bird, the alimentary canal of a typical bird, the respiratory tract of a typical bird; and tables: table of antibiotics, common parasiticides.
This 112-page title has proven to be one of the most sought after and respected titles worldwide in the A Guide to range of ABK Publications—a credit to the author, Dr Michael Cannon. His devotion and concern for all aspects of avian health and husbandry have been reflected in this revised edition.
Why Do Birds Get Sick?
So You Have a Sick Bird!
How Do I Know if my Bird is Sick?
Assessment and Examination
Signs of Illness
Eyes and Nostrils
How to do a Physical Examination?
How to Make Your Visit to the Veterinarian more Successful?
Weighing Your Bird
Your First Bird
Annual Health Examination for Pet Birds
Hints on Keeping Birds in Captivity
Converting Your Pet Bird to a Commercial Pelleted Diet
How to Set Up a Quarantine Program?
List of Common Diseases According to the Species
Macaws, Asiatic Parrots, African Grey Parrots, Conures, Amazon Parrots, Lorikeets and Lories,
African Lovebirds, Budgerigars, Neophema and Psephotus Grass Parrots, Polytelis, Cockatoos,
Cockatiels, Pigeons, Canaries, Finches
Post-Mortem Examination for the Aviculturist
Antibiotics in Aviculture
Which Antibiotic Should I Use?
Methods of Administering Antibiotics
Avian Parasite Control
Chlorhexidine, Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, Chlorine, Tertiary Amines, Iodine, Glutaraldehyde, Phenolics, Alcohols,
Simple Disinfection Protocol
Features of a Typical Bird
The Alimentary Canal of a Typical Bird
The Respiratory Tract of a Typical Bird
Table of Antibiotics