Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Special Issue: Herd/flock health and medicine for the exotic animal practitioner.

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This special issue contains 10 papers with topics on: application of epidemiology and principles of herd health for the exotic animal veterinarian; therapeutics in flock medicine; managing the health of captive flocks of birds; managing disease outbreaks in captive flocks of birds; managing the health of captive herds of exotic companion mammals; managing disease outbreaks in captive herds of exotic companion mammals; managing the health of captive groups of reptiles and amphibians; prevention is better than cure: an overview of disease outbreak management in Herptiles; reproduction management of herds of exotic animals: investigating breeding failures in birds, reptiles, and small mammals; and recommended health care and disease-prevention programs for herds of exotic animals.