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Poultry Health and Management: Chickens, Ducks, Turkeys, Geese, Quail

By: D Sainsbury

204 pages, Bw photos, illus, figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 4 | #119336 | ISBN: 0632051728
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NHBS Price: £57.50 $76/€65 approx

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Third edition.

t an excellent little book this is, handy in size and weight and very readable "This book should be available to all poultry keepers, where it would be invaluable for easy reference." Gregor Grant, Veterinary Record


Contents

Preface to First Edition; Preface to Fourth Edition; Acknowledgements; Poultry - their health and management - introduction; Health, disease and intensification; Poultry nutrition; Practical poultry feeding; The environmental requirements of poultry; The poultry house construction & insulation; Ventilation; Hygiene on the poultry farm; Systems of management; Breeding and hatching; The health of poultry; Turkeys; Ducks; Geese; Quail; The management of poultry in hot climates; Poultry welfare and alternative systems; Organic poultry production; Further reading; Index.

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