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Brig's Handbook of Methods & Research in Diseases of Poultry: Identification and Control (2 Volumes)

9781788353977

Yong Wang, Zhiben Jiang,et al.

Publisher: Brigs Academics

£280


(For Online Orders)

About the Book

"Poultry plays very significant role for men through food supply, income and employment generation, providing raw materials to some industries, assisting research works etc. The interest in poultry and poultry products have grown tremendously in the last 20 years. Almost every country in the world has a poultry industry of some kind. Japan is steadily increasing their domestic production of both broilers and egg producing birds. Countries of the former Soviet Union have always been producing poultry and eggs and are continuing to increase their output to meet the new demand. China, the Middle East, and Africa are all areas where increasing demand for poultry has resulted in significant increases in the number of chickens being reared for meat and eggs. Poultry have been on the earth for over 150 million years, dating back to the original wild jungle fowl. Now we include ducks, geese, turkeys, pheasants, pigeons, peafowl, guinea fowl and chickens in the list of species under the general term poultry. Poultry are kept all over the world for various reasons. Poultry provide humans with companionship, food and fiber in the form of eggs, meat and feathers. Many people love to raise and show chickens and other poultry species at fairs and other poultry shows. Others just love to raise them for backyard pets and for fresh eggs every day. There is a large commercial chicken industry that provides us with eggs and meat. They are one of the cheapest sources of meat and can be kept by anyone, even in backyards. Poultry are kept by large commercial farmers for meat or egg production, by smaller farmers and by house holds in backyards. Two very important factors that should be addressed to ensure a healthy flock of chickens are management and environment. When chickens are healthy they eat less food and produce more meat and eggs. They are less trouble to look after and less money is spent on medical costs. Two-Volume ‘Brig’s Handbook of Methods & Research in Diseases of Poultry: Identification and Control’ assists poultrymen in preventing and controlling disease in their flocks. Poultry furnishes a cash crop which can be marketed when money is most needed. The poultry flock will also turn the raw products from the farm into a finished product for the market more rapidly than any other farm animal. One of the important reasons for failure in the poultry industry is that of disease. Angara disease, virulent infectious bursal disease, highly pathogenic influenza, reoviral stunting syndrome and swollen head syndrome are examples of emerging diseases affecting flocks in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In addition, chronic, low-intensity infections such as coryza, pasteurellosis, and salmonellos is continue to erode profit margins. Two-Volume ‘Brig’s Handbook of Methods & Research in Diseases of Poultry: Identification and Control’ is to acquaint veterinarians and poultry health professionals with current information on the diagnosis and prevention of poultry disease in commercial broiler and egg production flocks in evolving and recognized industries. Productivity and profitability are enhanced by application of sound principles of biosecurity, vaccination, and management. Improving efficiency increases the availability of eggs and poultry meat to supply the protein needs of populations in countries with expanding demand."

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