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DIS E A SES

Causes
Symptoms
and Treatment
With No te s on
Post-Mortem Examinations

E. J. WORTLEY, F. C. S.

Illustrated

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ORANGE JUDD COMPANY
1915
LonDON
KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH, TRÚBNER & CO., Limited

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Poultry farming as a means of profit can be made successful only by maintaining the most vigorous and sustained campaign against disease. The aim of the poultry rearer should be to stamp out disease by preventive measures. Practical experience proves the inefficiency of many so-called cures, and points to the urgency of poultrymen endeavoring to understand more thoroughly the causes of the ailments to which domestic fowls are liable.

My aim is to put a concise handbook into the hands of poultry rearers, who should thus be assisted in determining the various diseases and in taking the precautionary steps important in preventing the introduction and spread of contagious diseases. No effort is made to elaborate the scientific side of the subject. Those desirous of obtaining full information about the types of organisms that have been proved to be the specific causes of, or to be invariably asso

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