Alternative Systems for Poultry

Alternative Systems for Poultry

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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. .... Mgomezulu, R., Msami, H., Pym, B., Wegener, P., Wethli, E. and Young, M. ( 2009) Improving Village Chicken Production: A Manual for Field Workers and Trainers. ... Awuni, J .A. (2002) Strategies for the improvement of rural chicken production in Ghana. ... (eds) SADC Planning Workshop on Newcastle Disease Control in Village Chickens. ... Cahaner, A., Druyan, S., Hadad, Y., Yadgari, L., Astrachan, N., Kalinowski, A. and Romo, G. (2008) Breeding broilers for tolerance to stresses.

Title:Alternative Systems for Poultry
Author:Victoria Sandilands, Paul M. Hocking
Publisher:CABI - 2012-01-01


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