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Poultry Production


After introductory chapters on the origin, history, and distribution of commercial poultry, two major sections deal separately with meat and egg production, and a third section deals with health and welfare. Coverage includes detailed discussion of various aspects of growth, development, and reproduction--physiology, nutrition, environmental factors, and genetics--as well as the specifics of production, processing and marketing of poultry meat and eggs; the immune system of poultry; population dynamics and diseases; and animal wellbeing (including a history of animal welfare and animal welfare theories). Each chapter includes extensive references. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Resource Specification
Category: Poultry: Book
Title: Poultry Production
URL: http://www.livestock-directory.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0444889655/livestockdire-20/102-7586168-7114536?dev-t=mason-wrapper&camp=2025&link_code=xm2
Released Date: September 1, 1995
Cost: $300.00
List Price: $300.00
Pages: 600 pages
Edition: 1st edition
ISBN: 0444889655
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Author: P. Hunton
Keywords: poultry, poultry processing, poultry production, poultry information, poultry management
Summary: After introductory chapters on the origin, history, and distribution of commercial poultry, two major sections deal separately with meat and egg production, and a third section deals with health and welfare.
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After introductory chapters on the origin, history, and distribution of commercial poultry, two major sections deal separately with meat and egg production, and a third section deals with health and welfare. Coverage includes detailed discussion of various aspects of growth, development, and reproduction--physiology, nutrition, environmental factors, and genetics--as well as the specifics of production, processing and marketing of poultry meat and eggs; the immune system of poultry; population dynamics and diseases; and animal wellbeing (including a history of animal welfare and animal welfare theories). Each chapter includes extensive references. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.