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Diseases of domesticated birds

Archibald Robinson Ward

Diseases of domesticated birds

by Archibald Robinson Ward

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Published by Macmillan Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poultry -- Diseases,
  • Poultry -- Parasites,
  • Birds -- Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Archibald Robinson Ward and Bernard A. Gallagher ; with introduction by Veranus Alva Moore.
    ContributionsGallagher, Bernard Alfred.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF995 .W25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18049620M

    A hormonal bird may need an injection of leupolide acetate, a GnRH agonist, to reduce reproductive behavior, along with environmental changes (see Reproductive Diseases of Pet Birds). Although treatment of medical and environmental factors may reduce the severity of feather plucking, a strong behavioral component is often involved. Bird Beaks: Disorders and Diseases Keeping it healthy will help keep your bird healthy and happy too. A bird's beak, also called the "rostrum," is used for many things from a weapon against enemies, to grooming, to the delicate feeding of a nestling.

    Special Diseases of Pet Birds By Jim A. Siunkard and Edward T Malllnson The main characteristics and basic prevention and control strategies for many of the disorders and diseases that will be discussed here have been covered in a pre- vious chapter on Infectious Diseases. Virulent Newcastle disease (VND), formerly exotic Newcastle disease, is a contagious viral avian disease affecting many domestic and wild bird species; it is transmissible to humans. Though there are rare cases where the disease gives a mild fever and/or : Monjiviricetes.

    When it comes to birds, there may be more than just avian flu to be worried about. It has been suggested that there are over 60 other diseases that birds and their droppings can carry. Get an Amazon Parrot. Amazon parrots are typically available in avian-specialty stores and from bird breeders. They are also frequently available for adoption from an avian rescue organization. If you are adopting an Amazon parrot, be sure to ask why the bird was given up for adoption and if it has any behavioral issues.


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This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the. Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds provides thorough coverage of major parasite groups affecting wild bird species.

Broken into four sections covering protozoa, heminths, leeches, and arthropod parasites, this volume will provide reviews of the history, disease, epizootiology, pathology, and population impacts caused by parasitic : Hardcover. Infectious Diseases of Wild Birds provides biologists, wildlife managers, wildlife and veterinary health professionals and students with the most comprehensive reference on infectious viral, bacterial and fungal diseases affecting wild birds.

Bringing together contributions from an international team of experts, the book offers the most. The handful of related books available worldwide are largely outdated and focus on a single species or breed of pet bird.

The book encompasses the history of bird keeping, common breeds of birds, their nutritional requirements, list of zoonotic diseases transmitted by birds and guideline for their prevention. Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds provides thorough coverage of major parasite groups affecting wild bird species.

Broken into four sections covering protozoa, helminths, leeches, and arthropod parasites, this volume provides reviews of the history, disease, epizootiology, pathology, and population impacts caused by parasitic disease.

The Complete Pet Bird Owner's Handbook There's loads of information, from housing to travel. The information isn't in depth but I didn't want it to be for a first book for the parrots' adopters; the author supplies good, basic information and I encourage adopters to research web sites I provide for them to learn more about their particular by: 1.

The incubation period is 7–10 days. The typical presentation of budgerigar fledging disease is a well-fleshed juvenile, just before fledgling age, with acute onset of lethargy, crop stasis, and death within 24–48 hr. Other clinical signs are cutaneous hemorrhage, abdominal distention, and feather abnormalities.

Birds can suffer from many different eye disorders. They can be due to an eye injury, or possibly an infection to the area. Occasionally, eye disorders are symptoms of another underlying Category: Eyes.

Respiratory Tract Infection in Birds. Airway and respiratory tract diseases are very common in pet birds. The influenza virus or bird flu is the cause of avian pest in poultry, but can affect any bird, from domestic to wild. This virus can mutate easily, aggravating symptoms of the disease.

The most known subtypes are H5 and H7, as they are the ones that cause the disease in humans. Pet Bird Diseases and Care by Indranil Samanta, Samiran Bandyopadhyay March This book provides fundamental information on pet birds, menaces, and advances made in Birds.

Psittacosis is a disease caused by bacteria (Chylamydia psittaci) spread through the droppings and respiratory secretions of infected birds. People most commonly get psittacosis after exposure to pet birds, like parrots and cockatiels, and poultry, like turkeys or ducks.

When birds are infected, veterinarians call the disease avian chlamydiosis. Most pet birds have the potential to live 20−80 yr, depending on their size (with smaller birds having a shorter life span and larger birds a longer life span).

With pet birds living longer, the incidence of geriatric-onset diseases, including cataracts, neoplasia, arthritis, and cardiovascular disease. Diseases of domesticated birds. New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Archibald Robinson Ward; Bernard A Gallagher.

Although New Castle Disease is more commonly seen in wild birds as well as chickens, it can affect parrots and other species that are commonly kept as pets. New Castle Disease is a virus that causes neurological dysfunction, seizures, and respiratory problems.

Diseases of domesticated birds. New York, The Macmillan company, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Archibald Robinson Ward; Bernard A Gallagher. Nutritional Diseases. Obesity is common in Amazon parrots, and owners must carefully monitor the bird’s diet to keep it healthy.

Obesity in parrots, as in humans, can lead to other health problems. A seed-based diet can lead to liver problems, including fatty liver syndrome, and to vitamin A deficiency.

Avoid contracting diseases from your pet bird. Avian Tuberculosis - Not often seen in birds, but transmission to people can lead to respiratory infections, swelling of lymph nodes below the jaw and even widespread disease in people with weakened immune systems.

Free-living birds encounter multiple health hazards brought on by viruses, bacteria, and fungi, some which in turn can significantly impact other animal populations and human health. Newly emerging diseases and new zoonotic forms of older diseases have brought increased global attention to the health of wild bird populations.

Recognition and management of these diseases is a high priority for. Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals is a comprehensive resource that covers the pathology of wildlife and zoo species, including a wide scope of animals, disease types and geographic regions.

It is the definitive book for students, biologists, scientists, physicians, veterinary clinicians and pathologists working with non-domestic species in.

This page gives a list of domestic animals, also including a list of animals which are or may be currently undergoing the process of domestication and animals that have an extensive relationship with humans beyond simple predation.

This includes species which are semi-domesticated, undomesticated but captive-bred on a commercial scale, or commonly wild-caught, at least occasionally captive.diseases acquired from poultry. Permitting domesticated birds to utilize the same range as the game birds and using domesticated hens to incubate game-bird eggs and brood the young are practices that favor the transfer of infections.

In Stoddard's book (7)^ on. Diseases Commonly Found in Caged Birds. One of the best indications of any pet’s health status is the behavior. Unfortunately, birds do not offer much of a sign of distress until they are very sick. You would think a caged bird would be insulated from most diseases but that is not the case.

Pet birds are susceptible to many of the same.