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Small Scale Poultry Production: Technical Guide by Sonaiya, E B

ISBN: 9788170355021
Binding: Hard Bound
Biblio: iv+119p., figs., tabls., bib., 29 cm
Weight: 625 gms
Pages: 123
Imprint: Daya Publishing House-FAO
Year: 2016
Price : Rs 895.00
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This technical guide promotes sustainable small-scale, family based poultry production. It gives a comprehensive review of all aspects of small-scale poultry production in developing countries and includes sections on feeding and nutrition, housing, general husbandry and flock health. Regional differences in production practices are also described. The guide provides the technical and scientific “building blocks” needed to develop sustainable programmes for small-scale poultry production. It will be of practical value to those keeping or planning to keep poultry and as a valuable technical reference for poultry specialists, researchers, students and those interested in broader rural development issues. Contents Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Species and Breeds; Chapter 3: Feed Resources; Chapter 4: General Management; Chapter 5: Incubation and Hatching; Chapter 6: Health; Chapter 7: Breed Improvement; Chapter 8: Production Economics; Chapter 9: Marketing; Chapter 10: Research and Development for Family Poultry.