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Common-Sense Poultry Doctor (Paperback) Loot Price: R385
Discovery Miles 3 850
Common-Sense Poultry Doctor (Paperback): John H. Robinson

Common-Sense Poultry Doctor (Paperback)

John H. Robinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 Excerpt: ...wasted combs, suspect tuberculosis. If the chicks have fits from no apparent cause, if they eat, but do not seem to grow, if they become deformed, with bulging joints, 'roach' or humped backs, or are stunted, thin, and wasted, suspect tuberculosis. These symptoms will not be likely to all appear in one chick, but when the flock presents specimens with many of these symptoms present, it is time to hold post mortem examinations to discover, if possible, what is wrong. "With adult fowls the disease may show itself in many ways, or may be present unsuspected. On general principles, suspect cases of coughs and colds which do not yield to treatment, and diarrheas which are not checked by the ordinary methods of treatment. Tubercular fowls, when well advanced, usually have a persistent diarrhea, pale combs, listless sleepy expression, and lose weight. There may be lameness, swollen joints, and bone deformities. Sometimes the swellings break down and ulcerate. Suspect all ulcers and tumors containing ' cheesy' matter. "In post mortem examination, if you find any of the organs of the body more or less filled with grayish or whitish tubercles (points or nodules) varying in size from a pin-point to that of a TUBERCULOSIS--CAUSES AND TREATMENT 91 small bean, or find tumors with soft cheesy centers, you can be sure that the trouble is tuberculosis. "In young chicks the tubercles will be more commonly found in the lungs. In adult fowls the disease is more apt to be general, and the liver and abdominal organs show a large percentage of tubercles. The intestines may be covered with fine gray or whitish points, or may have thickened, ulcerated walls, and partial strictures of the gut. The thin membrane covering the intestines may be covered with tubercles, or...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: John H. Robinson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 62
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-66778-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-66778-2
Barcode: 9781154667783

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