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Published by G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Upland game birds -- Diseases.

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Statementby J. E. Shillinger and L. C. Morley.
SeriesFarmers" bulletin -- no. 1781, Farmers" bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- 1781
ContributionsMorley, L. C. b. 1908., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
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Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21611243M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shillinger, Jacob Edward, Diseases of upland game birds. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office. Types.-Several species of biting lice are found on game birds. On quail, Goniodes mammillatus is frequently observed, as well as Lipeurus clavatus and L. dissimilis. These species also have been found on larger game birds, especially grouse and sage hens. Other species have been collected from game birds, but ordinarily they are not by: Until recently the diseases of upland game birds received comparatively little specific study, except in a few outbreaks in which serious losses were observed. Though highly destructive, many of these outbreaks were of such short duration that the investigations undertaken were chiefly to learn the cause of death and usually were discontinued when losses were no longer by: Unthrifty birds should be disposed of, but DISEASES OF UPLAND GAME BIRDS 9 the most practicable method of eradicating an extensive outbreak of the disease is to dispose of all birds. To prevent the introduction of the disease in healthy birds used for restocking, pens and utensils should be disinfected and infected soils temporarily abandoned.

Practical information for the beginning and experienced game bird breeder on how to raise upland game birds including quail, partridge, pheasant, junglefowl, guineafowl, and wild turkey, with sections on game bird breeding and health and diseases/5(10). Revised, updated health and disease section. Offers info on basics for breeding, feeding, brooding. Also has listing of state diagnostic labs. Includes individual sections on 15 species of partridge, 15 species of pheasant (including Jungle Fowl), 5 species of wild turkey and 5 species of guinea fowl. Author: Leland Hayes. Soft cover, pg., color & b/w photos. Upland Game Birds - Hunting & Fishing Library Hardcover – January 1, by Dick Sternberg (Author) out of 5 stars 10 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide /5(10). Upland Bird Hunting. Hunters looking to pursue upland birds will find countless opportunities in Idaho. Seasons are long and bag limits are generous. To be more specific, you can hunt for: Grouse Forest - dusky, ruffed, spruce. Prairie - Columbian sharp-tailed, sage-grouse. Partridge - Chukar, Gray. California quail.

From the Inside Flap. Through the words and images of award-winning photographer and writer Gary Kramer, "Game Birds: A Celebration of North American Upland Birds" takes readers on a visual journey across North America in search of turkey, pheasant, quail, grouse, partridge, ptarmigan, prairie-chickens and the game birds of Hawaii/5(3). DISEASES OF UPLAND GAME BIRDS. A true bird tick (Haemaphysalis chordeilis) has been reported rather frequently on all the common species of game birds in the United States. These ticks are relatively small, the adult females when fully engorged being not more than three-eighths of an inch long. They range in color from light gray as young adults to aCited by:   Describes the characteristics of various diseases that affect game birds such as quails and prairie by: serious losses among game birds, it has been observed occasionally in pheasants (6) and m quail (3) ; but it is evident that the latter birds are more resistant to it than are domestic chickens. One of the most striking examples of a disease transmitted from do- mestic chickens to game birds is tuberculosis {6; see also p. of this Yearbook).