A Guide to Basic Health & Disease in Birds


This book covers the basics of avian health care and management.

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A Guide to Basic Health & Disease in Birds: Their Management, Care & Well-Being (Revised Edition)

by Dr. Michael J. Cannon

Since its first publication in 1996, this book has proven to be one of the most sought after and respected titles worldwide in this generic range of avian publications. The author’s devotion and concern for all aspects of avian health and husbandry have again been reflected in this revised edition. Chapters include Why Do Birds Get Sick?, So You Have a Sick Bird, How Do I Know if my Bird is Sick?, Signs of Illness, How to do a Physical Examination, How to Make Your Visit to the Veterinarian More Successful, First Aid, Purchasing Your First Bird, Annual Health Examination for Pet Birds, Hints on Keeping Birds in Captivity, How to Set Up a Quarantine Program, Medicating Birds, Bird Restraint, Common Problems, Infectious Diseases, Exotic Diseases, Non-Infectious Diseases, List of Common Diseases According to the Species, Post-Mortem Examination for the Aviculturist, Antibiotics in Aviculture, Avian Parasite Control, Psittacosis, and Disinfection.

Item Number: 142

ISBN: 0957702450

Pages: 112 pp.

Published: 2003

Illustrations: Color photos and black/white photos, drawings, and charts

Binding: Paperback

Size: 6.5″ x 9.25

Price: $27.95

Additional information

Weight .8 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 1 in