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Commercial Chicken Meat And Egg Production

Author : Donald D. Bell
ISBN : 9781461508113
Genre : Science
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Commercial Chicken Meat and Egg Production is the 5th edition of a highly successful book first authored by Dr. Mack O. North in 1972, updated in 1978 and 1984. The 4th edition was co-authored with Donald D. Bell in 1990. The book has achieved international success as a reference for students and commercial poultry and egg producers in every major poultry producing country in the world. The 5th edition is essential reading for students preparing to enter the poultry industry, for owners and managers of existing poultry companies and for scientists who need a major source of scientifically based material on poultry management. In earlier editions, the authors emphasized the chicken and its management. The 5th edition, with the emphasis shifted to the commercial business of managing poultry, contains over 75% new material. The contributions of 14 new authors make this new edition the most comprehensive such book available. Since extensive references are made to the international aspects of poultry management, all data are presented in both the Imperial and Metric form. Over 300 tables and 250 photos and figures support 62 chapters of text. New areas include processing of poultry and eggs with thorough discussions of food safety and further processing. The business of maintaining poultry is discussed in chapters on economics, model production firms, the use of computers, and record keeping. Updated topics include: breeders and hatchery operations; broiler and layer flock management; replacement programs and management of replacements; nutrition; and flock health. New chapters address flock behavior, ventilation, waste management, egg quality and egg breakage. Other new features include a list of more than 400 references and a Master List of the tables, figures, manufacturers of equipment and supplies, research institutions, books and periodicals, breeders, and trade associations. Commercial growers will find the tables of data of particular interest; scientists will be able to utilize the extensive references and to relate their areas of interest to the commercial industry's applications; and students will find that the division of the book into 11 distinct sections, with multiple chapters in each, will make the text especially useful.

Poultry Production In The Tropics

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ISBN : 9789715426312
Genre : Poultry
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Successful Poultry Management

Author : Morley Allan Jull
ISBN : 8176220558
Genre : Poultry
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Based On Working Data Drawn From Researches And The Experiences Of Established Poultry Raisers, The Present Aptly Illustrated Book Is A Complete And Comprehensive Work That Presents The Available Information On All Such Factors That Determine Success In The Various Branches Of The Poultry Work: Culling, Breeding, Renewing The Flock, Brooding And Housing, Feeding And Nutrition, Diseases And Their Control, Cleaning And Maintenance Of Poultry House, Grading And Packaging Of Eggs And Dressed Poultry, And Even Marketing. Besides Discussing The Principles And Processes Involved In All These Areas, The Emphasis Has Been On The Factors Affecting The Quality Of Eggs And Chicken Meat. Incorporating Carefully Chosen Illustrations, Bibliographic References And An Exhaustive Index For Easy Reference Hunting, The Book Should Be Highly Useful For Students, Researchers As Well As Commercial And Other Producers. Chapter 1: Keeping Good Stock; Securing Results From Present-Day Flocks, Eliminating Mongrel Stock, Selecting Purebred Stock, Choosing A Profitable Breed Or Variety, Participating In Poultry Shows, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 2: Culling To Maintain Efficient Production; Preparing To Cull, Culling The Growing Stock, Culling The Laying Stock, Judging For Egg Production, Adopting And Carrying Out A Culling Program, Calculating Average Production Per Bird, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 3: Breeding For More Efficient Production; Laying Out A General Breeding Program, Breeding For Better Viability, Breeding For More Efficient Meat Production, Breeding For More Efficient Egg Production, Breeding For Better Eggs, Breeding According To Progeny Test, Establishing A Breeding Program For A Commercial Hatchery, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 4: Renewing The Flock; Determining The Best Time To Renew The Flock, Selecting And Holding Hatching Eggs, Purchasing Hatching Eggs, Hatching Chicks Under Hens, Hatching Chicks In Incubators, Keeping Incubation Records And Determining Costs, Securing Chicks From A Hatchery, Judging Baby Chicks, Shipping Baby Chicks, Purchasing Started Chicks, Purchasing Ready-To-Lay Pullets, Purchasing Caponized Chicks, Caponizing, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 5: Brooding And Housing The Growing Stock; Brooding Chicks With Hens, Brooding Chicks Artificially, Building Colony Brooder Houses, Providing Good Brooder-House Equipment, Rearing Chickens On Clean Range, Keeping Records And Comparing Fuel Costs In Brooding, Raising Broilers Commercially, Raising Chickens In Batteries, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 6: Housing The Laying Flock; Selecting A Good Location, Selecting A Type Of House, Providing Satisfactory Housing Conditions, Building The Laying House, Managing The Laying House, Giving The Layers Access To Range, Keeping Layers In Cages, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 7: Providing Chickens With Good Nutrition; Choosing Nutrients On The Basis Of Their Purposes, Providing Nutrients Necessary For Good Growth, Providing Nutrients Necessary For High Egg Production, Securing Nutrients From Various Sources, Buying Feed On Basis Of Quality, Guarding Against Unsatisfactory Diets, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 8: Feeding For Efficient Meat And Egg Production; Preparing Wall-Balance Formulas, Choosing Methods Of Feeding, Feeing Growing Chicks, Determining Pounds Of Feed Per Pound Gain In Growth, Developing The Pullets, Feeding The Laying Stock, Determining Pounds Of Feed Per Dozen Eggs Produced, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 9: Controlling Losses From Mortality And Other Causes; Estimating The Cost Of Mortality, Controlling Lice, Controlling Mites, Controlling Ticks And Fleas, Controlling Worms, Controlling Diseases Caused By Protozoa, Controlling Diseases Caused By Bacteria, Controlling Virus Diseases, Controlling Other Diseases, Keeping Losses From Mortality At A Minimum, Cleaning A Poultry House, Handling Disease Outbreaks, Controlling Losses From Various Troubles, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 10: Marketing Eggs; Candling Eggs To Determine Quality, Producing Good Eggs, Judging Eggs, Grading Eggs, Packaging Egs, Marketing Shell Eggs, Determining The Cost Of Marketing Shell Eggs, Marketing Frozen And Drid Eggs, Preserving Eggs At Home, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 11: Marketing Chickens; Classifying And Grading Live Poultry, Judging Live Market Poultry, Choosing A Method Of Marketing Live Poultry, Shippng Live Poultry, Killing, Plucking, And Drawing Chickens, Preparing Chicken Meat For Selling In Different Forms, Classifying And Grading Dressed Poultry, Judging Dressed Poultry, Packing Dressed Poultry, Marketing And Storing Dressed Poultry, Determining Cost Of Marketing Live And Dressed Poultry, Supplementary Activities, Chapter 12: Making A Success Of The Chicken Business; Qualifying As A Successful Poultryman, Comparing Cost Factors In A Poultry Enterprise, Producing Broilers Economically, Raising Pullets Economically, Producing Eggs Economically, Supplementary Activities.

Poultry Production In Hot Climates

Author : Nuhad Joseph Daghir
ISBN : 9781845934170
Genre : Business & Economics
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The poultry industry continues to expand in the warm regions of the world at a much faster rate than in temperate zones. Not only can it be quickly and easily developed in these hot climates but poultry meat and eggs can serve as important sources of animal protein in those areas of the world that have protein insufficiency. Fully revised and updated, this new edition describes how the detrimental effects of heat stress can be reduced through the manipulation of housing, breeding, nutrition and management, and includes new contributions on controlled-environment housing, waterfowl, and breeding fast-growing broilers.

Poultry Meat And Egg Production

Author : Carmen Parkhurst
ISBN : 9781475706833
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Poultry Meat and Egg Production has been prepared primarily for use as a text for students taking their first courses in poultry manage ment. The general overall science and production practices currently in use in the industry have been characterized and described so that the student can gain insight into the industry. Reading portions of chapters before the lecture discussions and laboratory sessions will be helpful in giving students an understanding of the material. Also, this gives the instructor an opportunity to emphasize in the lectures areas of current concern in the industry, and to present topics of his or her choice in greater detail. We wish to acknowledge and thank the following scientists who reviewed and critically evaluated the several chapters and made many helpful suggestions: Dr. Bobby Barnett, Clemson University; Mr. D. O. Bell, University of California; Dr. Donald Bray (retired), University of Illinois; Dr. W. H. Burke, University of Georgia; Dr. Frank Cherms, Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms, Inc., Sonoma, California; Dr. Wen dell Carlson (retired), South Dakota State University; Dr. J. V. Craig, Kansas State University; Dr. K. Goodwin (retired), Pennsylvania State University; Dr. T. L. Goodwin, University of Arkansas; Dr. G. C.

Book Of Abstracts Of The 60th Annual Meeting Of The European Association For Animal Production

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ISBN : 9789086861217
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This Book of Abstracts is the main publication of the 60th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production (EAAP) held in Barcelona, Spain, on August 24-27 2009. It contains abstracts of the invited papers and contributed presentations. The meeting addressed subjects relating to science and innovation.Also, important problems were discussed during the sessions of EAAP's nine Commissions: Animal Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Management and Health, Animal Physiology, Cattle Production, Sheep and Goat Production, Pig Production, Horse Production and Livestock Farming Systems. In addition joint sessions on topics interesting several disciplines and species were included in the programme.

Competitive Position Of Chicken And Egg Production In The United States

Author : Raymond Peter Christensen
ISBN : UIUC:30112019331609
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Study On Chicken Meat Production For Small Scale Farmers In Northeast Thailand

Author : Theerachai Haitook
ISBN : 9783899582383
Genre : Poultry
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Comparative Analysis Of Amo Breed Of Broiler Birds Fed With Commercial And Self Formulated Feed

Author : Nickson Ochika et al.
ISBN : 9783668149892
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Scientific Study from the year 2015 in the subject Agrarian Studies, , language: English, abstract: This study is aimed at comparing the effect of commercial and formulated feed on Amo breed of broilers. A comparative analysis of commercial and formulated feed on Amo breed of broiler was carried out. The term “poultry” used in agriculture generally refers to all domesticated birds kept for eggs or meat production. These include chickens, (domesticated fowl) turkey, ducks, geese, pigeons, guinea fowl and other birds. The most common of all these in Nigeria is the domestic fowl. Sometime the term “poultry” is considered synonymous with chickens (Igbokwe 2010). The term poultry is a broad classification covering the species of all domesticated birds that are raised primarily for the production of meat and eggs for human consumption. The term applies to chickens, turkeys, ducks, swans, geese, guinea fowl and other birds. However, among all these food producing birds, chickens are probably more than all the other birds and found throughout the world, (Feetham 1990). Poultry production is one of the most important agricultural business practiced in Nigeria. But one of the challenges posed on the production of poultry is that the feed are mostly derived from crops such as maize, sorghum, and other grain crops. As a consequence, feed ingredients need to be acquired from distant supply area and may not be hundred percent (100%) sufficient in nutrients content and also very expensive (Nyoupayou 1990). Researches have been undertaken since the 1930s on ways to improve feeds efficiency in broiler birds’ production. Comparative trials have been conducted on the use of commercially formulated feeds and the locally produced ones to find out the most efficient form of feed that yields high growth rate and reduce production costs. (Mc Donald, 1987).

Alternative Systems For Poultry

Author : Victoria Sandilands
ISBN : 1780640099
Genre : Animal welfare
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Recent interest in how poultry are housed and managed in order to ensure profitability, sustainability, and good levels of animal welfare, are challenging issues that commercial poultry keepers face, particularly where legislation is bringing about legal requirements for housing. This book compares and contrasts alternative housing with conventional and traditional systems for commercial poultry (laying hens, meat chickens, turkeys, waterfowl and gamebirds) with regards to welfare, disease, health, nutrition, sustainability and genotype-environment interaction. It is suitable for researchers and students in poultry science. .

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