Poultry Health and Management

Poultry Health and Management

by David Sainsbury



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780246123558
Publisher: Sheridan House, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/1984
Pages: 195
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Dr David Sainsbury is a veterinarian that was formerly lectured in Animal Health at the University of Cambridge. He is well known and respected by the poultry industry as a writer, lectured and adviser, and has traveled extensively as a specialist adviser throughout the world, including USA, Russia, Scandinavia, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Angola, Iran, Cyprus, Iraq, Greece, Holland, Belgium, and France. He is also examiner in Animal Health at the several universities, and in a number of overseas countries.

Table of 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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