15. Condors

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM1 and
  2. Rebecca S. Duerr DVM2
  1. Susie Kasielke

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376393.ch15

Hand-Rearing Birds

Hand-Rearing Birds

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. and Duerr, R. S. (2008) Condors, in Hand-Rearing Birds, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376393.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Served as the Director of Veterinary Services for Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo, California

  2. 2

    Received her BS in Marine Biology from San Francisco State University and her DVM from the University of California Davis

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813806662

Online ISBN: 9780470376393

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Keywords:

  • condors;
  • vultures;
  • rearing methods;
  • diet;
  • feeding procedures

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Record Keeping

  • Incubation of Eggs

  • Initial Care and Stabilization

  • Common Medical Problems and Solutions

  • Diet and Weaning

  • Feeding Procedures

  • Expected Weight Gain

  • Housing

  • Preparation for Wild Release

  • Preparation for Introduction to Captive Flock

  • Behavioral Training for Educational Programs

  • Acknowledgments

  • Sources for Products Mentioned

  • References