Thepoultrysite quick disease guide this area of thepoultrysitecom lists over 140 poultry diseases conditions in alphabetical order simply select the disease of choice from the list below or the drop down menu above. Poultry refers to birds that people keep for their use and generally includes the chicken turkey duck goose quail pheasant pigeon guinea fowl pea fowl ostrich emu and rhea due to modern systems of management usually with high poultry densities these diseases are able to readily spread fowl pox. The disease is usually refered to as infectious laryngotracheitis or simply lt in the poultry industry it is widely viewed as one of the most contagious viruses that affect the poultry industry a confirmed case will usually result in the establishment of a quarantine zone around the farm. Worth a mention are diseases of free range poultry by victoria roberts and the chicken health handbook by gail damerow both very good books covering just about all diseases and disorders in a non technical way victoria roberts book in particular is an excellent read with information aimed at uk enthusiasts. Not many vets specialize in chicken diseases and symptoms finding a good source of information like backyard poultry magazine is important we keep chickens from the sustenance farmers standpoint this means we do all we can to ensure the health and well being of our animals but when it comes to
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