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Poultry production continues to make tremendous advances. This thoroughly revised fifth edition of Poultry Science presents students and professionals alike with valuable, research-based material relevant to all stages of a poultry career. Areas covered include global and commercial poultry production; poultry business organization; and production of meat chickens (broilers), turkeys, eggs, ducks, geese, game birds, and other poultry. Other chapters cover the fundamental science behind production: poultry biology, genetics, behavior, diseases/health, housing, ventilation, and processing. New or greatly expanded sections cover biosecurity; poultry stress/welfare; feed additives; food safety; incubation; controlling pests; poultry waste and environmental issues; brooding; and organic, free-range, and niche poultry production. 489 p.



Authors expertises affiliations

  • Colin G. Scanes. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (USA).
  • Karen D. Christensen. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (USA).
  • Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc
  • Publication date (print): 2019-11
  • ISBN (print): 978-1-4786-3582-6

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