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Poultry Environment Problems: A Guide to Solutions

By: David Charles and Andrew Walker

88 pages, diagrams

Nottingham University Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #152422 | ISBN: 1897676972
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About this book

This book provides information on the needs and responses of poultry to aspects of the climatic environment, by means of reviews of the scientific literature. Biological responses to environmental factors are discussed, as well as some principles of the movement of air through and within buildings. Many of the principles apply to both indoor production and to the housing attached to free range systems.


Contents

Responses to the thermal environment Ventilation rate requirements and principles of air movement Preventing and alleviating heat stress in broilers Lighting for layers Further information Index

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