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Family poultry nutrition and feeding - The small-scale intensive system

Year 2014
The video explains the feed resources and feeding practices in the small-scale intensive poultry production system. It highlights that only proper nutrition and feeding and good management will assure high productivity and profit of this system. This has to include exotic breeds of layers or broilers, exclusively feeding of commercial balanced feeds and a full complement of disease prevention and control. Feed should be provided ad libitum and only one species of poultry should be kept. Any nutrient imbalance and inadequate quantities of feed will result in huge losses of production and income. The content of the video was prepared by Prof. Dr. Funso Sonaiya for Associate Poultry Advisers as part of a training programme that was organized by FAO in cooperation with IFAD. © FAO: