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Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry
     

Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry

by Robert Blair
 

ISBN-10: 1845934067

ISBN-13: 9781845934064

Pub. Date: 09/15/2008

Publisher: CAB International North America

Organic poultry production has increased significantly in recent years in response to increasing consumer demand for organic eggs and meat. Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry is the first comrehensive text on feeding organic poultry, presenting advice on selecting suitable ingredients, preparing appropriate feed mixtures and intergrating them into organic

Overview

Organic poultry production has increased significantly in recent years in response to increasing consumer demand for organic eggs and meat. Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry is the first comrehensive text on feeding organic poultry, presenting advice on selecting suitable ingredients, preparing appropriate feed mixtures and intergrating them into organic poultry production systems. The international standards of organic feeding, the species and breeds of poultry most suitable for organic farming, up-to-date information on the nutritional requirements of poultry and examples of diets formulated to organic standards are all discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845934064
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
09/15/2008
Series:
CABI Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Background
2. Aims and Principles of Organic Poultry Production
3. Elements of Poultry Nutrition
4. Approved Ingredients for Organic Diets
5. Diets for Organic Poultry Production
6. Choosing the Right Species, Breed and Strain
7. Integrating Feeding Programs into Succesful Organic Production Systems
8. Conclusions and Recommedations for the Future

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