Alternative Systems for Poultry: Health, Welfare and Productivity

Alternative Systems for Poultry: Health, Welfare and Productivity


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845938246
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 06/28/2012
Series: Poultry Science Symposium Series
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Victoria Sandilands is at the Avian Science Research Centre, SAC, UK.

Paul M. Hocking is at The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Midlothian, UK.

Table of Contents

Part 1 - Introduction, Legislation, Economics and Sustainability
1. What are Alternative Systems for Poultry?
2. The Impact of Legislation and Assurance Schemes on Alternative Systems for Poultry Welfare
3. Politics and Economics

Part 2 - Disease and Health
4. The Effects of Alternative Systems on Disease and Health of Poultry
5. Production Systems for Laying Hens and Broilers and Risk of Human Pathogens

Part 3 - Village and Backyard Poultry
6. Introduction to Village and Backyard Poultry Production
7. Technology and Programmes for Sustainable Improvement of Village Poultry production

Part 4 - Waterfowl and Game Birds
8. Production Systems for Waterfowl
9. Game Bird Breeding, Brooding and Rearing - Health and Welfare

Part 5 - Laying Hens
10. Housing and Management of Layer Breeders in Rearing and Production
11. Furnished Cages for Laying Hens
12. Performance, Welfare, Health and Hygiene of Laying Hens inNon-cage Systems in Comparison with Cage Systems

Part 6 - Meat Birds
13. Housing and Management of Broiler Breeders and Turkey Breeders
14. Alternative Systems for Meat Chickens and Turkeys: Production, Health and Welfare

Part 7 - Challenges and Opportunities
15. Nutritional Challenges of Alternative Production Systems
16. Genotype Environment Interaction: Breeding Layers with Different Requirements for Varying Housing Systems
17. Is There a Future for Alternative Systems?

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