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Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

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This book presents advice and guidelines on how appropriate diets can be formulated and how feeding programmes can be integrated into an organic poultry production system. The topics include the aims and principles of organic poultry production, elements of poultry nutrition, approved ingredients for organic diets, diets for organic poultry production, choosing the right poultry breed and strain, ...


Chapter 4 (Page no: 66)

Approved ingredients for organic diets.

This chapter describes the plant- and animal-based ingredients and byproducts that may be used for the formulation of organic poultry diets, based on the list from New Zealand and the European Union.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction and background. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 6) Aims and principles of organic poultry production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 23) Elements of poultry nutrition. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 208) Diets for organic poultry production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 248) Choosing the right breed and strain. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 272) Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 306) Conclusions and recommendations for the future. Author(s): Blair, R.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Faculty of Land and Food Systems, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2008
  • ISBN
  • 9781845934064
  • Record Number
  • 20083215099