The Chicken Health Handbook: A Complete Guide to Maximizing Flock Health and Dealing with Disease
Healthy chickens are happy chickens. This one-of-a-kind reference book covers the health problems that plague chickens of all breeds and ages. Practical charts identify common symptoms and causes of infection, while an alphabetic listing of diseases provides advice on treatment. You'll find helpful descriptions of troublesome ailments of all types, from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome. Practical remedies and gentle preventative care measures will help your beloved flock stay happy, healthy, and safe.
From the Back Cover Primary Care for a Thriving Flock Gail Damerow, leading authority on all things chicken, provides a complete reference to answer the questions and resolve the problems of any chicken raiser from beginner to professional. This fully updated and expanded edition of a longtime classic offers expert guidance on nutrition, reproductive issues, and a full range of health problems, along with the latest information on: - Practicing preventive healthcare - Using natural approaches to enhance the immune system - Treating and avoiding news-making diseases such as avian flu - Raising healthy chickens in an urban environment - Enhanced with full-color photographs and eye-opening illustrations, this is the essential guide to keeping your chickens healthy and productive.