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Publisher Description

Poultry AgSkills provides a basic guide to some of the skills and practices of poultry production. The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour pictures.

Some of the skills included are: 

 • Breed, rear or buy poultry

 • Provide housing

 • Collect and handle eggs

 • Feed poultry

 • Maintain poultry health

Contents

Introduction

Animal welfare

General safety precautions

Choose poultry

Choose a breed

Breed chickens using a hen

Mechanically incubate chickens

Buy and rear chickens

Identify stock

Purchase point of lay pullets

Provide housing

Manage broody hens

Collect and handle eggs

Feed poultry

Maintain poultry health

Prevent and treat external parasites

Prevent and treat internal parasites and diseases

Prevent the spread of disease

Catch, check and dispose of spent birds

Anatomy of a hen

Glossary of terms

References and industry contacts

Managing work health and safety risks

Check your skill

GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2011
June 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
76
Pages
PUBLISHER
Agriculture NSW
SELLER
NSW Trade & Investment
SIZE
31.7
MB

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