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Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry
by R.Blair

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About this book

Organic poultry production has increased significantly in recent years in response to increasing consumer demand for organic eggs and meat. Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry is the first comprehensive text on feeding organic poultry; presenting advice on selecting suitable ingredients, preparing appropriate feed mixtures and intergrating them into organic poultry production systems.

The international standards of organic feeding, the species and breeds of poultry most suitable for organic farming, up-to-date information on the nutritional requirements of poultry, and examples of diets formulated to organic standards are all outlined.

Contents

  • Introduction and Background
  • Aims and Principles of Organic Poultry Production
  • Elements of Poultry Nutrition
  • Approved Ingredients for Organic Diets
  • Diets for Organic Poultry Production
  • Choosing the Right Species, Breed and Strain
  • Integrating Feeding Programs into Succesful Organic Production Systems
  • Conclusions and Recommedations for the Future
Ideal for organic producers and agencies and organizations serving them, as well as researchers, students, regulatory agencies, feed manufacturers, feed supply companies, agricultural advisory personnel and veterinarians.

About the Author

R Blair, University of British Columbia, Canada

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Additional information

ISBN13: 9781845934064
Format: Hardback
Pages: 320
Language: English
Published: 2008

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