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BSAVA manual of raptors, pigeons and passerine birds [electronic resource] / editors, John Chitty and Michael Lierz.

Other Title:
Manual of raptors, pigeons and passerine birds
Publication:
Quedgeley : British Small Animal Veterinary Association, [2008] , ©2008
Series:
BSAVA manual series
BSAVA manuals series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource : color illustrations.
Subjects:
Birds of prey -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pigeons -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Passeriformes -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Veterinary medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Avian medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Avian medicine.
Birds of prey -- Diseases.
Pigeons -- Diseases.
Veterinary medicine.
Medical subjects:
Bird Diseases.
Raptors.
Columbidae.
Passeriformes.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Summary:
At some stage most veterinary surgeons will be asked to treat one of these types of bird. This Manual provides in-depth coverage of the commonly-kept species and the problems seen in clinical practice. The Manual covers husbandry, medicine and surgery and includes a formulary and laboratory reference ranges. While concentrating on providing easy access to information, the Manual will also serve as an introductory text for those wishing to study the subject in greater depth.
Contents:
Introduction
Raptor husbandry and falconry techniques
Pigeon husbandry and racing management
Passerine bird husbandry and show management
Anatomy and physiology
Handling and transport
Examination, triage and hospitalization
Basic techniques
Clinical pathology and post-mortem examination
Anaesthesia and analgesia
Radiography
Advanced non-invasive imaging techniques
Endoscopy, biopsy and endosurgery
Soft tissue surgery
Hard tissue surgery
Raptors: disorders of the feet
Raptors: nutrition
Raptors: parasitic disease
Raptors: infectious diseases
Raptors: respiratory problems
Raptors: reproductive disease, incubation and artificial insemination
Raptors: paediatrics and behavioural development and disorders
Raptors: gastrointestinal tract disease
Raptors: feather and skin diseases
Raptors: ophthalmology
Raptors: systemic and non-infectious disorders
Pigeons: nutrition
Pigeons: the poor performance bird
Pigeons: infectious diseases
Pigeons: respiratory disease
Pigeons: gastrointestinal tract disease
Pigeons: systemic and non-infectious disorders
Passerine birds: nutrition and nutritional diseases
Passerine birds: approach to the sick individual
Passerine birds: going light
Passerine birds: investigation of flock mortality/morbidity
Legal, zoonotic and ethical considerations
Appendices: Formulary
Bird names
Laboratory reference ranges
Conversion tables.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Lierz, Michael, editor.
Chitty, John (Veterinarian) editor.
British Small Animal Veterinary Association.
Other format:
Print version: BSAVA manual of raptors, pigeons and passerine birds.
ISBN:
9781910443101
1910443107
9781905319046
1905319045
OCLC:
994006043
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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