Now in its sixth edition, Poultry Diseases is once again fully revised with the addition of vital new material. It remains the standard reference work on health and disease for those involved in the poultry industry, government and veterinary education. Following a familiar structure, readers of the sixth edition gain concise but major reviews on current knowledge of general and disease-specific topics discussed over 45 (5 new) chapters in seven sections.With a large international team of contributors led by an authoritative editor team and a Foreword by Professor Frank Jordan, Poultry Diseases is an invaluable resource for the practicing veterinarian, poultry inspector, agricultural manager or veterinary student.
- 5 new chapters and major chapter revisions on biosecurity in poultry management; avian
influenza; legislation and poultry welfare
- New contributors and 2 new prominent editors make up a 4 strong editorial team
- Two color format with over 60 2-colour illustrations highlights key information
- Viral chapters now include information on zoonoses
Edited by Mark Pattison, BVSc, MSc, PhD, MRCVS, Veterinary Consultant Aviagen Limited, UK; Paul McMullin, MVB, DPMP, MRCVS, Managing Director Poultry Health Services Ltd, Poultry Health Centre, UK; Janet M. Bradbury, BSc, MSc, PhD, Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Liverpool Veterinary Field Station, UK; and Dennis Alexander, BTech, PhD, MRCPath, CBiol, FIBiol, DSc, Virology Department, Central Veterinary Laboratory, Weybridge, Addlestone, Surrey, UK