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Gamebird Medicine and Management



EditorTeresa Y. Morishita / Robert E. Porter

価格:27,390円 (本体 24,900円+税) 送料サービス

・Release: 2022

・ISBN: 9781119712213

・384 Pages

・Trim Size: 175.3 X 20.3 X 251.5 ・Paperback


Gamebird Medicine and Management
A complete and authoritative reference covering the management of gamebirds and exhibition Galliformes in health and disease

In Gamebird Medicine and Management, a team of distinguished professionals deliver a comprehensive discussion of gamebirds and exhibition Galliformes for veterinary practitioners, gamebird producers, breeders and conservationists, as well as other avian health professionals. The book covers common diseases affecting gamebirds and offers management and production information not found in other resources.

The authors combine relevant material from avian veterinarians, commercial production professionals, and experts from the conservation and captive breeding sectors, that enables veterinarians, gamebird producers, and conservationists to develop diagnostic and treatment plans for small or large gamebird flocks.

Readers will also find:

  • Thorough introductions to laws and regulations governing gamebirds in the United States
  • In-depth examinations of the anatomy and physiology of gamebirds
  • Comprehensive explorations of the medical management of gamebirds
  • Information on treating dermatological, musculoskeletal, neurological, digestive, and respiratory diseases affecting gamebirds
  • A practical, step-by-step necropsy guide
  • An engaging photo collection of gamebird and exhibition Galliformes diseases

Perfect for veterinary practitioners, gamebird producers, and conservationists, Gamebird Medicine and Management will also earn a place in the libraries of zoo veterinarians and staff.

Table of contents

List of Contributors




1 Gamebird History
Robert Sexton, Robert E. Porter, and Teresa Y. Morishita

2 Gamebird Laws, Regulations, and the National Poultry Improvement Plan
Elena Behnke

3 Galliformes: Species, Varieties, and Behavior
Gen Anderson and Chris Holmes

4 Gamebird Anatomy
Wael Khamas and Josep Rutllant

5 Avian Physiology
Kahina Ghanem and Sally L. Noll

6 Gambird Housing and Handling
Bill MacFarlane and Casey W. Ritz

7 Gamebird Nutrition
Al Hollister

8 Biosecurity for Gamebirds
Rodrigo A. Gallardo and Eva Wallner-Pendleton

9 Field Investigation, Medication, Vaccination, and Diagnostics for Gamebirds
David D. Frame, Douglas Anderson, and Mark C. Bland

10 Gamebird Respiratory Diseases xx
Richard M. Fulton

11 Gamebird Digestive Diseases
Robert E. Porter and Teresa Y. Morishita

12 Gamebird Musculoskeletal and Neurologic Diseases
Daniel P. Shaw

13 Gamebird Skin Diseases and Multisystemic Diseases
Robert E. Porter and Teresa Y. Morishita

14 Gamebird Toxicological Diseases
Richard M. Fulton

15 Gamebird Necropsy Procedures
Robert E. Porter

16 Gamebird Medication Regulations
Lisa A. Tell, Krista L. Martin, and Tara Marmulak

17 Guineafowl
Jacquie Jacob and Anthony Pescatore

18 Exhibition Galliformes
Abigail Duvall

19 Peafowl
Teresa Y. Morishita, Linda G. Flores, and Steven E. Benscheidt

20 Conservation of Gamebirds
Chris Holmes