Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

CABI Book Chapter

Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

Book cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

Description

This 268-pages book presents eight chapters that focused on the effect of nutritional programmes and feeding strategies on organic poultry farming. Topics include: introduction and background; aims and principles of organic poultry production; elements of poultry nutrition; approved ingredients for organic diets; diets for organic poultry roduction; choosing the right breed and strain; integrating...

Metrics

Chapter 3 (Page no: 14)

Elements of poultry nutrition.

This chapter discussed the five components in poultry diet namely: energy, protein, minerals, vitamins and water. Highlights focused on the effect of nutrient shortage or imbalance in relation to other nutrients on the performance of the animals particularly on production of eggs and meat.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction and background. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 3) Aims and principles of organic poultry production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 50) Approved ingredients for organic diets. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 174) Diets for organic poultry production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 201) Choosing the right breed and strain. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 219) Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 252) Conclusions and recommendations for the future. Author(s): Blair, R.