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Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry

by R Blair, J Jacob
July 2008
Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry

Organic poultry production Has increased significantly in recent years in response to increasing consumer demand for orgnaic eggs and meat. Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry is the first comrehensive text on feeding organic poultry; presenting advice on selecting suitable ingredients, preparing appropriate feed mixtures and intergrating them into organic poultry production systems.The international standards of organic feeding, the species and breeds of poultry most suitable for organic farming , up-to-date information on the nutritional requirements of poultry, and examples of diets formulated to organic standards are all discussed.

Table of contents

Table of contents

Contents Page 5
Acknowledgements Page 7
1. Introduction and Background Page 9
2. Aims and Principles of Organic Poultry Production Page 14
3. Elements of Poultry Nutrition Page 31
4. Approved Ingredients for Organic Diets Page 74
5. Diets for Organic Poultry Production Page 216
6. Choosing the Right Breed and Strain Page 256
7. Integrating Feeding Programmes into Organic Production Systems Page 280
8. Conclusions and Recommendations for the Future Page 314
B Page 319
F Page 320
N Page 321
W Page 322
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