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Commercial Poultry Nutrition - 3
by S Leeson And JD Summers

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Commercial Poultry Nutrition provides extensive information on the nutrient requirements, ingredient evaluation and diet formulation for poultry of all types. Feeding programs and examples of diet formulations are clearly presented for layer pullets, laying hens, broilers and broiler breeders, turkeys, ducks, geese. game birds, ratites and pet birds.

A knowledge and understanding of poultry nutrition is indispensable for efficient operation of large scale poultry enterprises.

Commercial Poultry Nutrition has become the standard text for all involved in the commercial poultry industries. This 3rd edition is a major revision (80% of the tables and figures have been revised or replaced), with a new look in a double column format for ease of reading. Virtually all sections have been updated to accommodate the ever-changing genetic potential of broilers, layers, turkeys, waterfowl and game birds.

Ideal resource for professionals in the industry, graduate level students, researchers, veterinarians and producers involved in the poultry industry

 Contents

  • Global poultry production
  • Ingredient evaluation and diet formation
  • Feeding programs for growing egg-strain pullets
  • Feeding programs for laying hens
  • Feeding programs for broiler chickens
  • Feeding programs for broiler breeders
  • Feeding programs for turkeys
  • Feeding programs for ducks and geese
  • Feeding programs for game birds, ratites and pet birds
  • Appendix - ingredient composition data
  • Index

About the Author

Professors Steven Leeson and John Summers from the Department of Animal and Poultry Science of the University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, have international reputations in poultry science. They have made many contributions to poultry science and to poultry production.

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Additional information

ISBN13: 9781899043385
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Language: English
Published: 2008

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