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A Guide to Macaws as Pet and Aviary Birds, 2nd Revised edition

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A Guide to Macaws as Pet and Aviary Birds

Revised Edition

by Rick Jordan, Mark Moore

Publisher: ABK Publications; 2nd Revised edition, 2015

ISBN-10: 0958710201

ISBN-13: 978-0958710206

214 pages

This 214-page title has been eagerly awaited by macaw breeders and pet bird owners since the first edition went out of print five years ago. The revision is written by the original author, Rick Jordan, together with Mark Moore-both highly respected specialist parrot breeders based at Hill Country Aviaries in Texas, USA. This facility boasts some 70 species of psittacines and has been awarded several US First Breeding awards by the American Federation of Aviculture. Rick and Mark are both very active in conservation and provide breeders with support through their knowledge and lectures internationally. Chapters examine macaws in the wild, taxonomy, habitat and distribution, conservation initiatives and wild status. Chapters on captive macaws detail behavioural issues, handling macaws, restraint, transportation, quarantine and hygiene, health and species characteristics, selecting macaws for breeding and choosing a young macaw to be your companion. The General Management section covers housing options, furnishings, nest boxes, security, rodent control and bird rooms. Feeding and Nutrition features details on pelleted diets, sprouted seeds, the nutritional value of fresh fruit and vegetables, and pre-breeding and breeding season diets. Breeding chapters are extensive-over 38 pages-and include sex determination, compatibility, selective breeding, courtship, nesting, eggs and clutch sizes, breeding problems, incubation, parent-rearing, artificial incubation, humidity, incubation periods, hatching, hand rearing, incubation problems and troubleshooting, chick development, preventing future behavioural problems, mutations and hybrids. Contributing authors, Constance Woodman and Dr Bob Doneley, support the authors with their specialist expertise. Constance's chapter, Macaws as Pet and Companion Birds, presents everything you need to know about caring for your pet macaw, including health checks for your new macaw, preparing for your new pet, restraint, harnesses, bathing, nail-clipping, enrichment through flight, housing, diet, behaviour, taming and training and behavioural problems. Dr Bob Doneley's Health and Diseases in Macaws chapter documents infectious and non-infectious diseases that may occur according to age group-neonatal, juvenile, adult and geriatric. All 19 species of macaw are presented in individual chapters which cover length, weight, approximate breeding age, clutch size, incubation period and fledging age. Sections detail wild habitat, description and finer captive information such as breeder suitability, pet aspects, mimicking capabilities, and the overall personality traits of each species. A Guide to Macaws as Pet and Aviary Birds-Revised Edition is the major captive care title for this species available worldwide, providing the details required by breeders and pet and companion owners alike.

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Softbills: Care, Breeding and Conservation

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Softbills: Care, Breeding and Conservation

by Martin Vince

Publisher: Нancock Нouse Рublishers Ltd, 1st ed., 1996

ISBN-10: 0888393938

ISBN-13: 978-0888393937

278 pages

Author Martin Vince offers an exhaustive volume about the biology and ecology of softbills -- small, flying birds that do not live on seeds, but on soft foods such as fruits, insects and meats. A practical and uniquely detailed book, it is based on the author's experience during twenty years of keeping and breeding a large range of softbills. The first section of text covers the basics from purchasing and housing to the particulars such as handling, banding and nutrition. The second section focuses on the different species, covering topics such as size, sexing, incubation and breeding. Because all of the birds described have been kept by the author, the information is especially relevant and helpful. This thoroughly modern, easy-to-use guide is sure to become the definitive source for softbill keepers.

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Canary Health

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Canary Health

by Dr. Rob Marshall

Publisher: ebirds inc, 1st ed., 2005

ISBN-10: 0976891905

ISBN-13: 978-0976891901

166 pages

Canary Health by Dr Rob Marshall provides a comprehensive guide to achieving a superior level of health and happiness in both the exhibition and pet canary. The extensive information presented in this book is an essential reference for those who want to provide the best available care to their canaries. The "self help" philosophy allows readers to learn about the practical requirements of canary health and happiness. Canary Health also discusses in detail the various diseases of canaries and explains their treatment. It allows canary owners to understand why diseases occur and most importantly, how they should be prevented.

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The Complete Pet Bird Owner's Handbook, 3rd ed.

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The Complete Pet Bird Owner's Handbook

by Gary A. Gallerstein

Publisher: Avian Publications, 3rd Revised ed., 2003

ISBN-10: 1895270251

ISBN-13: 978-1895270259

441 pages

The title of this edition reflects the fact that this book is the most thorough and cuurrent work in print for all bird owners. It covers all aspects of pet bird ownership, including selection, nutrition, behavior, home physicals, emergency medical care, preventive medicine and much more.

Keep it by the cage for quick reference. User friendly with an index of signs for medical treatment and applicable for all species of pet birds.

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The African Grey Parrot Handbook

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The African Grey Parrot Handbook

by Mattie Sue Athan and Dianalee Deter

Publisher: Barron’s; 1st ed., 2000

ISBN-10: 0-7641-0993-6

ISBN-13: 978-0-7641-0993-5

169 pages

The African Grey can acquire a larger vocabulary than most other parrot varietiesabut with or without speech, it's a favorite companion among bird lovers. Here is detailed advice on nutritious feeding, caging, grooming, disease prevention, and much more. Titles in Barron's popular Pet Handbooks series instruct pet owners on health care, feeding and housing, and other facts important to owners and their pets.

“This book is a practical guide to living with African grey parrots with an emphasis on maintaining companion behavior. It is compiled from notes spanning over 30 years of combined experience with greys.

Where scientific research has been available to document these observations, we have tried to cite that research. However, it is unlikely that cussing here will ever be studied in a laboratory. We have relied, instead, on practical, hands-on experience

with the birds.

Grey parrots are different. These intelligent birds can be more sensitive than most other common companion parrots. You may see techniques, observations, and strategies here that differ somewhat from those used in behavioral therapy for other types of parrots.

No space in this manuscript has been given over to demeaning the theories or techniques of others. Rather, we have used all available space to describe successful techniques and strategies from the collective experience of the authors. We know that much of what is written here must be considered "new territory," as we will be discussing and describing things in this text that may not have been previously discussed in print. Since we have often described concepts here that have not been commonly studied, we expect that this text will be frequently updated, adjusted, or corrected as new information becomes available.”

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The Cockatiel Handbook, 2nd ed.

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The Cockatiel Handbook

by Matthew M. Vriends

Publisher: Barron’s; 2nd ed., 1999

ISBN-10: 0764110179

ISBN-13: 978-0764110177

183 pages

Cockatiels - parrot-related birds that originated in Australia - come in a variety of color mutations. This handbook gives detailed purchase advice, considerations related to caging, proper nutrition, grooming, health care, and keeping the bird safe from household hazards.

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The Parakeet Handbook

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The Parakeet Handbook

by Annette Wolter and Immanuel Bermelin

Publisher: Barron’s, 1st ed., 1985

ISBN-10: 0764110187

ISBN-13: 978-0764110184

151 pages

These fascinating birds are green as they are found in their native Australian environment, but selective breeding in captivity has resulted in a stunning variety of colors. Here is virtually everything a prospective parakeet owner needs to know about keeping one or more of these birds. Titles in Barron's popular Pet Handbooks series instruct pet owners on health care, proper feeding and housing, and other facts important to owners and their pets.

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The New Bird Handbook

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The New Bird Handbook

by Matthew M. Vriends

Publisher: Barron’s, 1st ed., 1989

ISBN-10: 0812041577

ISBN-13: 978-0812041576

143 pages

This book is designed to give practical advice on the care of cage and aviary birds, hopefully leading the fancier to many years of maximum enjoyment from his or her chosen hobby. It does not pretend to be a scientifically oriented treatise on ornithology or zoology, but is written in a style that can be understood by even beginning fanciers. The book is based not only on the author's many years of experience, but draws freely upon the combined knowledge of generations of expert aviculturists.

The author understands that beginners might be apprehensive as they discover the types of diseases that birds can come down with, the daily food required, and the various pitfalls that can lie in the path of successful aviculture. However, do not let this put you off. Normally birds are healthy, fit, and full of the joys of life. But this does not mean that bird keeping is not a serious responsibility. It must always be remembered that captive birds are fully dependent on the fancier for food, accommodation, and care. Without your care and devotion they will not make it! Keeping birds is a hobby that can be indulged in on as limited or large a scale as the individual wishes. The pleasure that comes from success with birds is the same with one pair as with many; and if they remain colorful, sing heartily, stay healthy, and especially breed regularly and successfully, you have the best proof that everything is to their liking. Such success will give you great personal satisfaction. Breeding birds presents the challenge of successfully propagating a species and offers the gratification that comes from working closely with the beauty of nature.

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Guide to Companion Parrot Behavior

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Guide to Companion Parrot Behavior

by Mattie Sue Athan

Publisher: Barron’s, 1st ed., 1999

ISBN-10: 0-7641-0688-0

ISBN-13: 978-0764106880

229 pages

A companion parrot is to a bird lover what a favorite lapdog is to its owner -- a friend through thick and thin. This book offers a wealth of advice on such topics as choosing between a young parrot and an older bird, selecting and training a talking parrot, modifying some of a companion parrot's behavior traits and periodically reinforcing behavior changes, keeping the bird groomed and away from household safety hazards, and virtually all other aspects of care. The author, a respected parrot expert, discusses ways of coping with occasional problems that include excessive screaming and feather chewing, and describes general differences in behavior among various companion birds - budgies, lovebirds, cockatiels, macaws, conures, lories and others.

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Conures

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Conures

by Matthew M. Vriends

Publisher: Barron’s, 1st ed., 2000

ISBN-10: 0764110381

ISBN-13: 978-0764110382

112 pages

This handsomely illustrated book gives you a wealth of information on bird purchase, caging,, health care, and much more. Books in the Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series present basic information about pets for new or soon-to-be owners, as well as detailed information for other animal hobbyists. Advice and instruction covers purchase, equipment, general care and maintenance, and much more. Texts emphasize the basics and are easy for all readers to understand, but most titles in this series also present facts that even experienced owners and hobbyists will find new and useful. All books in this series are filled with high quality full-color photos and instructive line drawings.

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Conures

by Tony Silva,‎ Barbara Kotlar

Publisher: T.F.H Publications, 1st ed., 1989

ISBN-10: 0866227393

ISBN-13: 978-0866227391

96 pages

This book, illustrated completely with full-color photos and drawings, presents sensible, easy-to-follow recommendations about selecting and caring for Conures. It concentrates on providing readers with the information they need and want - all given in an interesting and easy-to-read style.

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Conures

by Carol Frischmann

Publisher: T.F.H Publications, 1st ed., 2007

ISBN-10: 0793837707

ISBN-13: 978-0793837700

112 pages

Parrots have long been favorite pets, and the conures are some of the most popular parrots. These pint-size companions are famous for their exuberant, playful personalities and clownish antics. Somespecies of conure are among the most spectacularly colored parrots. All conures can make delightful family pets wehen properly trained and cared for. In Conures, you'll find authoritative advice on how to provide a happy, healthy home for your feathered companion. This book includes all aspects of proper housing, nutrition, and health care, as well as training techniques that both parrot and owner will enjoy.

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Guide to the Senegal Parrot and Its Family

 

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Guide to the Senegal Parrot and Its Family

by Mattie Sue Athan,‎ Dianalee Deter

Publisher: Barron’s, 1st ed., 1998

ISBN-10: 0-7641-0332-6

ISBN-13: 978-0-7641-0332-2

167 pages

 

A relatively quiet parrot, the domestic African Senegal makes a good pet and companion for owners who might hesitate to keep noisier birds. Friendly and acrobatic, these bright green and yellow clowns must be socialized early and their domesticated behavior patterns must be regularly maintained in order that they stay tame. This book offers valuable clues to the Senegal's sensitive temperament and other specialized needs, and information about the bird's behavior, dietary needs, and appropriate indoor environment.

 

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Parrots: The Animal Answer Guide

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Parrots: The Animal Answer Guide

by Matt Cameron  

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1st ed., 2012

ISBN-10: 142140544X

ISBN-13: 978-1421405445

272 pages

Have you ever wondered what parrots eat in the wild? Or why so many species live in the Amazon? How intelligent are parrots? What is the world’s rarest parrot? Parrots: The Animal Answer Guide provides detailed, factual answers to the ninety questions most on our minds.

There are more than 350 species of these colorful callers, ranging in size from the diminutive lovebird to the massive macaw. Many species can live to be octogenarians in captivity―sometimes outliving their human caretakers by decades.

The beautiful plumage of parrots and the ability to mimic sounds are both a blessing and a curse. A number of species are in danger of extinction because they are captured and sold into the pet trade by unscrupulous dealers. Fortunately, most parrot owners and retailers rely on captive breeding, although an appalling amount of wild collection continues.

In addition to discussing parrot behavior and biology, Matt Cameron reveals the truth about the trade in wild parrots and explains what each of us can do to help save native populations. Whether you are a parrot owner, birder, ornithologist, or curious naturalist, you will find that Cameron asks and fully answers every question you have about these incredible birds.

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Avian Reproduction: From Behavior to Molecules

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Avian Reproduction: From Behavior to Molecules

Edited by Tomohiro Sasanami

Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Publisher: S р r i n g е r, 1st ed., 2017

ISBN-10: 9811039747

ISBN-13: 978-9811039744

214 pages

This book provides everything from basic knowledge to the recent understandings of avian reproductive physiology, covering many unique aspects. It will inspire avian biologists as well as researchers in varied fields and will offer important steps towards better fertilization success in birds.

In spite of the recent remarkable developments in modern technology, a comprehensive understanding of the reproductive mechanisms is still far in the future due to the diverse reproductive tactics in vertebrates. Birds have highly refined reproductive strategies and some of those strategies are unique to birds. However, together with ongoing progress of the genome analysis of birds and the crying need for further increase in meat and egg production, research on avian reproduction is now accelerating and becoming more important.

With contributions by leading scientists, the book explains avian primordial germ cells; the sex-determining mechanism; reproductive endocrinology and immunology; sperm, egg, and egg coat; sperm–egg interaction; polyspermic fertilization; seasonal reproduction; social triggers; hormonal and behavioral changes; broodiness; oviductal sperm storage; and biotechnology. This book is recommended for all researchers and students who are interested in birds or reproduction.

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Статьи из Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery

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Parrots: Appropriate Pets or Best Not Bred?

Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 30(3):286–297, 2016

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Successful Treatment of Suspected Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in a Mealy Amazon Parrot (Amazona farinose)

Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 30(4):368–373, 2016

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Sedative Effects of Intranasal Midazolam Administration in Wild Caught Blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva) and Orange-winged Amazon (Amazona amazonica) Parrots

Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 31(3):213–218, 2017

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Compendium of Measures to Control Chlamydia psittaci Infection Among Humans (Psittacosis) and Pet Birds (Avian Chlamydiosis)

Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 31(3):262-282

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The Conure Handbook

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The Conure Handbook

by Anne Watkins

Publisher: Barron's, Reissue ed., 2015

ISBN-10: 1438004885

ISBN-13: 978-1438004884

152 pages

Titles in Barron’s popular series of Pet Handbooks present comprehensive information and helpful advice from breeders, veterinarians, and other pet experts. These full-color books instruct on housing, feeding, healthcare, and more. In The Conure Handbook, prospective and current conure owners can learn about the proper way to care and interact with this small, intelligent, and sociable member of the parrot family.

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All About Breeding

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1) All About Breeding Budgerigars

by Mervin F. Roberts; T.F.H. Publications; 1st ed., 1984; ISBN: 0-87666-568-7; 96 pages.

2) All About Breeding Canaries

by Mervin F.Roberts; T.F.H. Publications; 1st ed., 1982; ISBN: 0-87666-821-X; 126 pages.

3) All About Breeding Cockatiels

by Dorothy Bulger; T.F.H. Publications; 1st ed., 1983; ISBN: 0-87666-942-9; 96 pages.

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Finches

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1) A Complete Introduction to Finches

by Jurgen Nicolai; T.F.H. Publications, 1st ed., 1987; ISBN: 0-86622-293-6; 96 pages.

2) Finches and Their Care

by Carl Aschenborn; T.F.H. Publications, 1st ed., 1990; ISBN: 0-86622-959-0; 160 pages.

3) Gouldian Finches

by Gayle Soucek; Barron’s, 1st ed., 2008; ISBN-10: 0764138502; ISBN-13: 978-0764138508; 96 pages.

4) Gouldian Finches

by Mervin F. Roberts; T.F.H. Publications, 1st ed., 1984; ISBN: 0-87666-812-0; 96 pages.

5) Introduction to Finches and Softbills

by Hank Bates & Bob Busenbark; T.F.H. Publications, 1st ed., 1968; ISBN: 0-87666-423-0; 96 pages.

6) Nutrition of Finches and Other Cage Birds

by Robert G. Black; Copple House, 1st ed., 1981; ASIN: B0006EAA5K; 326 pages.

7) The Complete Book of Finches

by Matthew M. Vriends; Howell Book House, 1st ed., 1987; ISBN: 0-87605-825-X; 207 pages.

8) The Proper Care of Finches

by Phillip St. Blazey; T.F.H. Publications, 1st ed., 1991; ISBN: 0-86622-400-9; 256 pages.

9) The Zebra Finch

by Matthew M. Vriends; Howell Book House, 1st ed., 1997; ISBN: 0-87605-525-0; 126 pages.

10) Zebra Finches

by Mervin F. Roberts; T.F.H. Publications, 1st ed., 1988; ISBN: 0-86622-762-8; 96 pages.

 

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Canaries…

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1) Canaries

by Otto von Frisch; Barron’s, 1st ed., 1999; ISBN: 0-7641-0936-7; 64 pages.

2) Canaries

by Sigrun Rittrich-Dorenkamp; Barron’s, 1st ed., 1999; ISBN: 0-7641-5208-4; 127 pages.

3) The Canary

by Diane Grindol; Howell Book House, 1st ed., 2000; ISBN 1-58245-018-8; 122 pages.

4) The Canary Handbook

by Matthew M. Vriends and Tanya M. Heming-Vriends; Barron’s, 1st ed., 2001;  ISBN: 0-7641-1760-2; 176 pages.

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Eclectus Parrot…

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A Guide To Eclectus Parrots: Their Management, Care and Breeding

by Rob Marshall et al.

Publisher: Australian Birdkeeper, 1st ed., 1991

ISBN-10: 0958745544

ISBN-13: 978-0958745543

78 pages

Published by Australian Birdkeeper, a highly respected publisher of avian books and magazines. This book is subtitled "Their Management, Care & Breeding" and it covers those topics quite well. It does not have extensive information on identifying subspecies.

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Holistic Care for Birds

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Holistic Care for Birds: A Manual of Wellness and Healing

by David McCluggage, Pamela Leis Higdon

Publisher: Howell Book House, 1st ed., 1998

ISBN-10: 0876055668

ISBN-13: 978-0876055663

180 pages

Birds are ideal subjects for holistic care. They are especially sensitive to emotional and physical stresses. Based on what we have learned from wild birds and studies completed in the last 10-20 years, this book will help you provide your bird with a longer, healthier life. Each beautifully illustrated chapter is written from two viewpoints, one from the leading holistic avian veterinarian and the other from a bird owner's viewpoint. Holistic care is defined and the value of this type of care in relation to conventional western medicine is discussed. Other interesting topics include the physical bird, the emotional bird, nutrition and special holistic therapies.

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The Second-Hand Parrot

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The Second-Hand Parrot

by Mattie Sue Athan, Dianalee Deter

Publisher: Barron's, 1st ed., 2002

ISBN-10: 0764119184

ISBN-13: 978-0764119187

96 pages

Two expert parrot owners point out the pros and cons of adopting a bird that has had a previous owner.

Many, probably most, resale parrots adjust superbly in second homes. Others may go through several homes before finding the right one.

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Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking

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Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking

Edited by Kenichiro Yagi,‎ Marie Holowaychuk  

Publisher: W i l e y-В l a c k w e l l, 1st ed., 2016

ISBN-10: 1118933028

ISBN-13: 978-1118933022

387 pages

Using a practical approach, the Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking provides veterinary practitioners with evidence-based guidelines to refer to at the clinical practice level.

  • Provides evidence-based information on transfusion medicine and blood banking practices
  • Presents sections on recipient screening, donor selection, blood collection and storage, and how to meet blood product demands
  • Includes useful protocols for transfusions and blood banking relevant to clinical practice
  • Incorporates the balanced perspectives of veterinarians and veterinary technicians
  • Contains information pertaining to large, small, and exotic animals

Глава, посвященная птицам, к сожалению, совсем маленькая

24 Avian Transfusion Medicine pp. 334 – 344

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Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds

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Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds

by J. Eduardo P. W. Bicudo, William A. Buttemer, Mark A. Chappell, James T. Pearson, Claus Bech

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1st ed., 2010

ISBN-10: 0199228450

ISBN-13: 978-0199228454

317 pages

Birds have colonized almost every terrestrial habitat on the planet - from the poles to the tropics, and from deserts to high mountain tops. Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds focuses on our current understanding of the unique physiological characteristics of birds that are of particular interest to ornithologists, but also have a wider biological relevance. An introductory chapter covers the basic avian body plan and their still-enigmatic evolutionary history. The focus then shifts to a consideration of the essential components of that most fundamental of avian attributes: the ability to fly. The emphasis here is on feather evolution and development, flight energetics and aerodynamics, migration, and as a counterpoint, the curious secondary evolution of flightlessness that has occurred in several lineages. This sets the stage for subsequent chapters, which present specific physiological topics within a strongly ecological and environmental framework. These include gas exchange, thermal and osmotic balance, 'classical' life history parameters (male and female reproductive costs, parental care and investment in offspring, and fecundity versus longevity tradeoffs), feeding and digestive physiology, adaptations to challenging environments (high altitude, deserts, marine habitats, cold), and neural specializations (notably those important in foraging, long-distance navigation, and song production). Throughout the book classical studies are integrated with the latest research findings. Numerous important and intriguing questions await further work, and the book concludes with a discussion of methods (emphasizing cutting-edge technology), approaches, and future research directions.

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