Nutritional and Digestive Disorders of Poultry


This text has been prepared to guide veterinarians, laboratory diagnosticians, nutritionists, and students in their professional activities relating to diseases, parasites, and malfunction of the digestive tract of commercial poultry.

The interrelationship of intrinsic and environmental factors in the context of intensive production systems requires an appreciation of the multifactorial etiology resulting in dysfunction. A systematic approach to evaluating production records, clinical signs, lesions, and laboratory investigations is stressed through adoption of a common format for the conditions reviewed.

Simon M. Shane is an Emeritus Professor of the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, where he was involved in teaching, research and service from 1979 through 2001. He currently holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Poultry Science, North Carolina State University.


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