A practical guide for broiler focused management
Broilers are fast growing animals that need constant care. There is no time for correcting mistakes; mistakes mean high costs.
The prevention of mistakes is therefore crucial. Proper management starts with recognising signals in practice. For broiler-keepers, this means being alert when in the poultry house, watching and listening to the animals, paying attention to their environment and their behaviour as individuals and as a group. This usually provides important information about their animals’ health, well-being and production. This information helps poultry-keepers to improve their economic results, the well-being of their animals and their own.
The book Broilers follows the life cycle of these fast growing animals. Every stage is discussed separately and points out an important issue specific to that stage. The focus lays on animal-oriented procedures, thus the book is vital for poultry-keepers and anyone involved in poultry on a regular basis.
SECTION ONE: Seeing more by looking more closely
SECTION TWO: The broiler's environment
SECTION THREE: Preparing for the new cycle
SECTION FOUR: Week 1: Getting off to a good start
SECTION FIVE: Week 2: Further growth and development
SECTION SIX: Week 3: Gut health and development
SECTION SEVEN: Week 4: Focusing on breathing
SECTION EIGHT: Week 5: Leg quality
SECTION NINE: Final phase and slaughter
SECTION TEN: Parent birds
Maaten de Gussem
Koos van Middelkoop
Kristof van Mullem
Ellen vat t Veer
This book weighs: 630g
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