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Everything you need to care for and keep happy, healthy chickens
With directives on diagnosing and treating sick or ailing chickens, as well as general information on how to keep chickens in peak condition, Chicken Health For Dummies is your go-to guide on how to best care for and keep chickens.
 
Inside, you'll get everything you need to know about chicken health and wellness: an encyclopedia full of common and not-so-common diseases, injuries, symptoms, and cures that chicken owners may encounter. Chicken Health For Dummies provides chicken owners with one handy, all-encompassing resource.
 

Helps you identify potential hazards and signs of ill health in your chicken
Shows you how to properly examine chickens to identify and isolate potential health issues before they spread to the rest of the flock
An encyclopedia full of common and uncommon diseases, injuries, symptoms, and cures for chickens
Chicken Health For Dummies joins Raising Chickens For Dummies and Building Chickens Coops For Dummies to round out the For Dummies reference library as a must-have resource for both rural and urban chicken owners.


About the Author
Julie Gauthier is board certified in veterinary preventive medicine. Rob Ludlow is the coauthor of Raising Chickens For Dummies and Building Chicken Coops For Dummies. He runs the leading chicken information resource on the web, www.BackYardChickens.com.

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • What You’re Not to Read(第2頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第3頁)
    • How This Book Is Organized(第4頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第6頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第6頁)
  • Part I : The Healthy Chicken(第7頁)
    • Chapter 1 : A Picture of Backyard Flock Health(第9頁)
    • Chapter 2 : The Anatomy and Body Functions of the Happy, Healthy Chicken(第19頁)
    • Chapter 3 : That’s What Chickens Do: Healthy Chicken Behavior(第35頁)
    • Chapter 4 : More Than an Ounce of Prevention: Biosecurity for the Backyard Flock(第47頁)
    • Chapter 5 : Keeping the Flock Clean and Comfortable(第63頁)
    • Chapter 6 : Feeding the Flock Well(第75頁)
  • Part II : Recognizing Signs of Chicken Illness(第87頁)
    • Chapter 7 : Inspecting the Flock and Examining the Sick Chicken(第89頁)
    • Chapter 8 : Troubleshooting Common Illnesses in Adult Chickens(第101頁)
    • Chapter 9 : Sizing Up Sick Chicks(第123頁)
    • Chapter 10 : Sleuthing Subtle Signs of Illness and Mysterious Sudden Death(第133頁)
  • Part III : A Close-Up Examination of Chicken Woes and Diseases(第145頁)
    • Chapter 11 : Accidents of Flock Management(第147頁)
    • Chapter 12 : My Chicken Has What? Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Viruses(第165頁)
    • Chapter 13 : Exterminating Chicken Parasites and Other Creepy-Crawlies(第181頁)
    • Chapter 14 : Identifying Miscellaneous and Mystery Chicken Diseases(第197頁)
  • Part IV : Your Chicken Repair Manual (and Advice for When to Close the Book)(第207頁)
    • Chapter 15 : Making a Diagnosis: Getting Advice or Going It Alone(第209頁)
    • Chapter 16 : Medicating and Vaccinating Chickens(第225頁)
    • Chapter 17 : Performing Chicken Maintenance and First-Aid Procedures(第243頁)
    • Chapter 18 : Euthanizing a Chicken and Disposing of the Remains(第261頁)
  • Part V : The Chicken/Human Interface(第273頁)
    • Chapter 19 : Can You Get That from a Chicken?(第275頁)
    • Chapter 20 : Food Safety and Quality of Homegrown Eggs and Meat(第283頁)
  • Part VI : The Part of Tens(第293頁)
    • Chapter 21 : Answers to Ten Common Questions about Chicken Health(第295頁)
    • Chapter 22 : Ten Common Misconceptions about Chicken Health and Treatments(第301頁)
  • Appendix : Chicken Health Formulary(第305頁)
    • Disinfectants for Poultry Premises(第305頁)
    • Medication Solutions for Backyard Flocks(第306頁)
    • Parasite Treatments for Backyard Chickens(第308頁)
  • Index(第311頁)
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