Guide to Basic Health & Disease in Birds: Their Management, Care & Well Being

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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.

CONTENTS
Why Do Birds Get Sick?
The Organism
The Environment
The Bird
So You Have a Sick Bird!
Preservation Reflex
How Do I Know if my Bird is Sick?
Assessment and Examination
Signs of Illness
Eyes and Nostrils
Respiratory Signs
Musculoskeletal/Neurological Signs
Droppings
How to do a Physical Examination?
How to Make Your Visit to the Veterinarian more Successful?
First Aid
Fluid Therapy
Environment
Weighing Your Bird
Purchasing
Your First Bird
Annual Health Examination for Pet Birds
Hints on Keeping Birds in Captivity
Hygiene Procedures
Stress Control
Disease Prevention
Converting Your Pet Bird to a Commercial Pelleted Diet
Sprouting Seeds
How to Set Up a Quarantine Program?
Medicating Birds
Crop Needle
Injections
Bird Restraint
Common Problems
Infectious Diseases
Viral Disease
Exotic Diseases
Non-Infectious Diseases
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
Hairworm
Roundworm
Tapeworm
Psittacosis
Diagnosis
Important Facts
Treatment
Disinfection
Chlorhexidine, Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, Chlorine, Tertiary Amines, Iodine, Glutaraldehyde, Phenolics, Alcohols,
Simple Disinfection Protocol

Diagrams
Features of a Typical Bird
The Alimentary Canal of a Typical Bird
The Respiratory Tract of a Typical Bird

Tables
Table of Antibiotics
Common Parasiticides

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