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Title Small-scale poultry production
Abstract 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 flock health. Regional differences in productions practices are also described. The guide provides the technical and scientific "building blocks" needed to develop sustainable programmers 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.
Year 2004
Job Number Y5169/E
Format Book (paper only)
Infotype Best Practice; Training/Learning Support Material; Reference material;
AGROVOC Animal breeding; Animal production; Breeds (animals); Poultry; Poultry farming; Production possibilities; Livestock management;
Subject Increased sustainable livestock production