Poultry diseases and their treatment

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Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1911 - 216 sivua
 

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Sivu 105 - In examining the birds after death, the seat of the disease may be found in the trachea, bronchi, lungs, and various airsacs, and other internal organs. It is sometimes, though rarely, found in the nostrils and in the air-sacs of the interior of the bones. Two kinds of lesions are found. There may be tubercles resembling those of tuberculosis. These are whitish or yellowish nodules varying from the size of a pinhead to that of a pea. They may be isolated or joined together in masses of considerable...
Sivu 170 - Causes of Failure to Keep Engine Going. — If the engine starts, but soon slows down and finally stops, the trouble may be due to any one or a combination of the following causes: 1. No fuel in tank. 2. Fuel does not flow freely to carbureter, the piping being clogged or the vent hole in gasoline tank being closed. 3. Broken connection in fuel supply pipe. 4. Valve closes suddenly in gasoline supply pipe.
Sivu 13 - Not less than 5 minutes should be taken for the adding of this solution of lye to the oil. After the lye is added continue the stirring until the mixture is in the condition and has the texture of a smooth homogeneous liquid soap. This ought not to take more than a half hour. Then while the soap is in this liquid state, and before it has a chance to harden add, with constant stirring.
Sivu 79 - Intestines of young or old fowls, a more or less extensive intestinal catarrh develops, corresponding to the greater or less number of parasites present. The intestinal catarrh shows itself, especially in chickens and geese, as follows : The sick animals become emaciated, although the appetite is not especially disturbed. At times the appetite is even increased. The droppings are thin, contain considerable yellow slime, and are passed in small quantities, but at short intervals. The poultry raiser...
Sivu 12 - ... which will mix with water and will carry the cresol over into the mixture. The commercial cresol as it is obtained, is a corrosive substance, being in this respect not unlike carbolic acid. It should, of course, be handled with great care and the pure cresol should not be allowed to come in contact with the skin. If it does so accidentally the spot should be immediately washed off with plenty of clean water. The price of commercial cresol varies with the drug market. It can be obtained through...
Sivu 13 - Dissolve this lye in as little water as will completely dissolve it. Start with y2 pint of water, and if this will not dissolve all the lye, add more water slowly. Let this stand for at least 3 hours until the lye is completely dissolved and the solution...
Sivu 125 - ... follows: — All hatching and rearing of chickens is done in incubators and brooders. The growing chickens are never allowed to come into any contact whatever with old hens. Therefore, when the pullets are ready to go into the laying houses in the fall they are free from lice. Sometime in the late summer, usually in August or early in September, the laying houses are given a thorough cleaning. They are first scraped, scoured and washed out with water thrown on the walls and floor with as much...
Sivu 79 - ... droppings it should be noticed whether tapeworm segments or eggs are present. The eggs can be seen, of course, only with the microscope. After a time other symptoms develop. The sick animals become dull and listless, remain apart from the rest of the flock, the feathers are ruffled, and the wings drop, the appetite is lost, and the birds allow themselves to be easily caught. Although it was stated that in the beginning of the trouble the appetite is not disturbed, the sick animals develop an...
Sivu 131 - Mix these together and add gradually with stirring, enough plaster of paris to take up all the moisture. As a general rule if will take about 4 quarts of plaster of paris to 1 quart of the liquid. The exact amount, however, must be determined by the condition of the powder in each case. The liquid and dry plaster should be thoroughly mixed and stirred so that the liquid will be uniformly distributed through the mass of plaster. When enough plaster has been added the resulting mixture should be a...
Sivu 78 - In every case the attached tapeworms were readily detected upon a close examination of the Intestinal contents or of the mucous membrane of the infected portion of the Intestine. However, the worms are quite small and could easily be overlooked In a hurried or cursory examination. In case of doubt, if the affected intestine is opened and the mucous surface washed carefully In a gentle stream of water, the small worms will be observed hanging to the mucous membrane. This discovery. In the absence...

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