Small-scale Poultry Production

Small-scale Poultry Production

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This technical guide promotes sustainable small-scale, family-based poultry production. It gives a comprehensive review of all aspects of small-scale poultry production in developing countries and includes sections on feeding and nutrition, housing, general husbandry and flocks health. Regional differences in health practices are also described. The guide provides the technical and scientific qbuilding blocksq needed to develop sustainable programs for small-scale poultry production. It will be of practical value to those keeping or planning to keep poultry and as a valuable technical reference for poultry specialists, researchers, students and those interested in broader rural development issues.--Publisher's description.Killed vaccines have the advantage that they do not require as rigid a cold chain as do live vaccines, and, because they ... Much of the advantage gained in efficient manufacturing, packaging and dispatching can be lost at this final stage if the ... In Thailand, for example, ND vaccinations are carried out in the dry season when the farmers are not involved with rice ... On completion, the vaccinators are supplied (at cost) with vacuum flasks and other necessary equipment, to vaccinateanbsp;...

Title:Small-scale Poultry Production
Author:Emmanuel Babafunso Sonaiya, S. E. J. Swan
Publisher:Food & Agriculture Org. - 2004-01-01


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