The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition: A Complete Guide to Maximizing Flock Health and Dealing with Disease

By Gail Damerow

The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition PDF. Gail Damerow is the foremost authority on chickens in the United States, and her classic referenceThe Chicken Health Handbook (originally published in 1994) is now completely revised with up-to-the minute information and full-color photography and illustrations. This essential guide thoroughly addresses every aspect of chicken health, including good nutrition; bacterial, viral, and fungal diseases; parasites and worms; reproductive issues; immune health; metabolic dysfunctions; and much more, with detailed solutions for any health problem your chickens encounter. This new second edition emphasizes natural and preventive approaches and covers issues specific to raising chickens in the city.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
CHAPTER 1
Keeping Chickens Healthy
CHAPTER 2
Good Nutrition Means Healthy Chickens
CHAPTER 3
The Inner Chicken
CHAPTER 4
Mysteries of Metabolism
CHAPTER 5
What’s Bugging Your Birds
CHAPTER 6
When Chickens Get Wormy
CHAPTER 7
Diseases Caused by Protozoa
CHAPTER 8
Conditions Caused by Bacteria
CHAPTER 9
The Fungus Among Us
CHAPTER 10
Diseases Caused by Viruses
CHAPTER 11
Management Issues
CHAPTER 12
Diagnostic Guides
CHAPTER 13
What’s Going on Inside
CHAPTER 14
Treatments and Therapies
CHAPTER 15
Your Chickens and Your Health
Quick Guide to Diseases and Disorders
Glossary
Index

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