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Poultry Production in Hot Climates

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Poultry Production in Hot Climates

N. J. Daghir

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Author(s): N. J. Daghir

About The Book

The poultry industry continues to expand in the warm regions of the world at a much faster rate than in temperate zones. Not only can it be quickly and easily developed in these hot climates but poultry meat and eggs can serve as important sources of animal protein in those areas of the world that have protein insufficiency. Fully revised and updated, this new edition describes how the detrimental effects of heat stress can be reduced through the manipulation of housing, breeding, nutrition and management, and includes new contributions on controlled-environment housing, waterfowl, and breeding fast-growing broilers.

Additional Information

Author N. J. Daghir
Availability In Print
Dimensions 244 x 175mm
Extent Extent: 464pp
ISBN 9781845932589
Publication date May 2008
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

  • Present Status and Future of the Poultry Industry in Hot Regions
  • Breeding for Resistance to Heat Stress
  • Broiler Strains for Hot Regions
  • Behavioural, Physiological, Neuroendocrine and Molecular Responses to Heat Stress
  • Poultry Housing for Hot Climates
  • Nutrient Requirements of Poultry at High Temperatures
  • Feedstuffs Used in Hot Regions
  • Mycotoxins in Poultry Feeds
  • Broiler Feeding and Management in Hot Climates
  • Replacement Pullet and Layer Feeding and Management in Hot Climates
  • Breeder and Hatchery Management in Hot Climates
  • Waterfowl Production in Hot Climates

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