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Types Of Poultry

A Guide To Brooding Chicks ,Rearing Of Baby Chicks

CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF CHICKS This is also known as brooding management. In case of layer birds, rearing chicks from day-old age to 7-8 weeks are usually reared in brooder houses and then transferred to grower houses, whereas in case of broilers even after 3 weeks of brooding, they are reared in the same house by increasing space and other …

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Poultry Layer Management,A Guide To Optimal Egg Production

MANAGEMENT OF LAYERS Maximum hen-housed egg production with fair egg size, feed efficiency and minimum mortality are the prime goals of layer farming. Beside good genetic make up of bird, management during laying plays an important role to achieve the above-mentioned targets in egg production. Following are the vital aspects of efficient layer management: Segregation and Transfer of Pullets Ready to …

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A brief guide to broiler management/factors considered for broiler rearing

MANAGEMENT OF BROILERS The desired weight at earlier age with efficient feed conversion ratio (FCR) with minimum mortality is prime objectives of broiler rearing. The management system used for commercial broiler  rearing  is probably more standardized  nowadays than any other arrange­ments in poultry production. They are preferably reared on deep-litter to prevent bruising of muscles due to cages. A trend …

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BREEDING OF POULTRY

Genetic composition is a major factor which governs the productive performance in variousaspects of livestock. About 80 per cent performance of poultry is dependent on genecomponents and 20 per cent on environment component in exploiting genetic potential to itsmaximum possible extent. Basically if birds are of poor genetic make-up, whatever may bethe highly scientific management conditions prevail, they may not …

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