The Chicken Health Handbook: A Complete Guide to Maximizing Flock Health and Dealing with Disease

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Storey Publishing, 2015 - Medical - 487 pages
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Chickens are vulnerable to a wide range of health problems and diseases, and chicken keepers are the frontline health providers for their birds. Expert Gail Damerow comes to the rescue with this comprehensive handbook written for the layperson. Covering everything from good nutrition to metabolic dysfunctions, parasites, worms, bacterial diseases, fungal infections, viruses, and how the chicken's immune system works,The Chicken Health Handbook covers all the popular and alternative treatment options with in-depth explanations of the science behind them, how-to treatment regimes, and accessible illustrations.

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Gail Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook,nbsp;and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry, Countryside,nbsp;and Rural Heritagenbsp;magazines. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard.nbsp; nbsp;

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