Poultry disease diagnosis is an art, involving critical investigation approaches, application of scientific knowledge and further confirmation of the disease.
This book deals with all about the diseases, predisposing factor, health management, creating immune flocks and basic information. Information furnishings are pertaining to all diseases commonly seen in our country. Accordingly control measures are proposed to suit our condition. Most important pathogonomonic lesions commonly seen here are reproduced.
The book contains Poultry Diseasess like : • Avian Physiology • Immune System of Domestic Fowl • Genetic Resistance to Poultry Diseases • Transmission of Diseases • Microbes–Secondary in Poultry Disease • Poultry Disease Investigation • New Castle Disease • Fowl Pox • Infectious Laryngeotrachitis • Infectious Bronchitis • Infectious Bursal Disease (Gumboro Disease) • Mareks Disease • Lymphoid Leucosis • Avian Influenza • Avian Encephalomyelitis • Avian Reovirus • Egg Drop Syndrome • Chicken Anaemia • Inclusion Body Hepatitis • Hydropericardial Hepatitis • Salmonellosis • Pullorum Disease • Fowl Typhoid • Fowl Cholera • E-coli • Infectious Coryza • Avian Tuberculosis • Chronic Respiratory Disease • Protozoan Infection- Coccidiosis • Ectoparasites • Endoparasites • Mycotic Disease • Mycotoxicosis • Nutritional Deficiency Diseases • Vaccines and Vaccination • Disinfectants and Disinfestants • Hatchery Sanitation • Quality of Chicks • Farm Hygiene • Water Hygiene • Role of Water in Poultry Production • Adulteration in Poultry Feed • Hazards of Ammonia in Poultry Farm • Hazards of Excess Moisture in Poultry Farm • Litter Management • Poultry Management in Summer • Poultry Management in Winter • Noise Management in Poultry
Dr. D. Thyagarajan, Director, Centre for Animal Production Studies, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University entered into his professional career as Assistant professor on 22.03.1980. He has completed 30 years of service in the different position as Assistant professor, Associate professor, Professor and now presently as Director, Centre for Animal Production Studies. He was awarded the prestigious national “Outstanding Extension Scientist” award for the triennium 1996-1998 by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research with citation for his dedicated work on open education network in animal husbandry enterprises in Tamilnadu. He was instrumental in getting nine external funded schemes to the tune of Rs.252.24 lakhs. He has released five useful technologies.
He has standardized the package of practices for scientific turkey farming in Tamilnadu.
He has published 60 research papers, 95 popular articles, 10 books, 25 books edited, 4 booklets, 16 pamphlets and 6 e-lessons. He was the Principal investigator of 11 external funded schemes. He has adopted five villages under DBT scheme for integrated scientific turkey farming. He was responsible for massive open educational network programmes between 1990-1999 for 7893 rural farmers
He has guided three Ph.D., and seven M.V.Sc students and further guiding one M.V.Sc student. He has received best oral presentation prize to his scientific article in international workshop. He has received UGC book grant and Tamilnadu scientific book society textbook grant. He was instrumental for getting three prizes to Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.
He has reported four specific diseases in poultry for the first time. He is well versed in the investigation of disease outbreak. Reported first time, “Incidence of Salmonella weltevreden 3, 10, n 26 in broilers” and “Hepatocellular and Cholangiocellular Carcinoma in ducks” for the first time. He has recently organized the following two workshops
National Workshop on opportunities in Poultry Production Biotechnology.
National Seminar on Emerging opportunities in Alternate Poultry Farming System.
He is a life time member in Indian Veterinary Council, World Poultry Association, Indian Society for Nuclear Technology in Animal Science and Indian Veterinary Journal.