Provides a general overview of contract broiler production to potential growers. The information is beneficial to those interested in commercial broiler or poultry production. Included is a section on Waste Mgmt. Regulations and Environmental Considerations in the state of Oklahoma . By Damona Doye, Regents Professor and extension Economist: Brian Freking, Extension Educator-Lefiore Co.: and Joshua Payne, Area Animal Waste management Specialist, Oklahoma State Cooperative Extension.
BY John P. Blake, and Joseph B. Hess, both Extension Poultry Scientist in Poultry Science at Auburn University
Farm Management and Marketing resources available at Penn State
Ninth Revised Edition, 1994 Ninth Revised Edition, 1994 (1994) This edition includes more discussion on key facets of nutrients, nutrient requirements, and nutrient sources. Detailed documentation of the scientific literature used to establish or estimate the requirements is also included in Appendix A. Energy, specific nutrients, and certain non-nutritive feed ingredients are discussed in general terms in Chapter 1. Nutrient requirements for specific types of poultry are presented and discussed in Chapters 2 through 6, with each chapter devoted to a different type.
The Poultry Handling and Transportation Quality Assurance (PHTQA) is a certification program for the training of poultry transportation and catch crews in methods of biosecurity, disease recognition, emergency planning and the safe and humane handling of birds before, during and after transport.
By: Francine A. Bradley Extension Poultry Specialist University of California, Avian Sciences Department, Davis.