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AAZPA Incubation and Hand-rearing Workshop
Orlando, FL - March 21-22, 1993

Acknowledgements

Schedule of Events

Artificial Incubation:  Basic Techniques and Potential Problems – Kent Osborn
and Cynthia Kuehler

Artificial Incubation and Hand-Rearing of Loggerhead Shrikes –
Cynthia Kuehler, et al

Artificial Incubation of Bird Eggs at the Zoological Society of San Diego – Cynthia Kuehler and Jackie Good

Artificial Incubation of California Condor Eggs Removed from the Wild – Cynthia Kuehler and Pat Whitman

Artificial Incubation of Exotic or Non-Domestic Bird Eggs at the San Diego Zoo – Cynthia Kuehler

Artificial Incubation of Nondomestic Bird Eggs - Cynthia Kuehler and Michael Loomis

Avian Incubation – Fred White and James Kinney

Bird Species Hand-Raised 1973-1993 at the Houston Zoo - Chelle Plasse

Chick Development-Orientation-Chronology

Chick Embryo

Zoo Egg Data Collection and Analysis Software - Laurie Bingamon

Gallinaceous Chicks: Medicine - San Diego Zoo

Gentamicin Injection of Incubating Avian Eggs - Paul P. Calle, V.M.D.

Incubation Equipment Demonstration
       Grumbach Incubators
       Humidaire Incubator Co.
       Lyon Electric Co. Inc.

Incubation of Falcon Eggs

Lysine Requirement of Cockatiel Chicks - C. R. Grau and T.E. Roudybush

Management of Artificially Incubated Bird Eggs by Weight Loss - Ron Johnson

Growth, Signs of Deficiency, and Weaning in Cockatiels Fed Deficient Diets -
Tom Roudybush

Hand Raising Diets: Musophaga & Turaco at the Houston Zoo - Chelle Plasse

Hand Rearing Protocol General Guidelines - San Diego Zoo

Hand Rearing Protocol Species Specific - San Diego Zoo

Hatchery & Hatching: Egg Sanitation - University of California

How Bird Eggs Breathe - Hermann Rahn, Amos Ar and Charles V. Paganelli

Nutritional Problems in Young Ratites: G.M. Flieg

Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies in Chickens and Turkeys

Species Related Differences Isolated from the Cloaca of Clinically Normal Psittacine Birds - Keven Flammer and Lynn Drewes

The Avian Egg Incubation Time and Water Loss - H. Rahn and A. AR

The Effect of Embryonic and Chick Mortality of Yolk Contamination with Bacteria from the Hen - E.G. Harry

The Influence of Diet and Composition Upon Growth and Development of Sandhill Cranes - J.A. Serafin

Water and Ionic Fluxes Inside the Egg - Kenneth Simkiss