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CABI Book Chapter

Poultry production in hot climates.

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Description

The first edition of this book was published in 1995 that deals with various sectors of the poultry industry in hot climates. The new second edition includes 12 chapters, wherein three are new and not included in the first edition. Chapter 1 covers an overview of the poultry industry in the warm region which is completely revised with new tables of production and consumption figures. Chapters 2 an...

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 197)

Mycotoxins in poultry feeds.

This chapter discusses the problems associated with the contamination of feeds with mycotoxins such as aflatoxins, cyclopiazonic acid, sterigmatocystin, citrinin, fumonisins, ochratoxins, oosporein, T-2 toxin, vomitoxin and zearalenone. The occurrence and impact of aflatoxicosis in the health and production broilers, layers and breeders are highlighted, while a general description of methods of detection and control of these mycotoxins are also discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Present status and future of the poultry industry in hot regions. Author(s): Daghir, N. J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Breeding for resistance to heat stress. Author(s): Gowe, R. S. Fairfull, R. W.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 30) Breeding fast-growing, high-yield broilers for hot conditions. Author(s): Cahaner, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 48) Behavioural, physiological, neuroendocrine and molecular responses to heat stress. Author(s): Etches, R. J. John, T. M. Gibbins, A. M. V.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 80) Poultry housing for hot climates. Author(s): Czarick, M., III Fairchild, B. D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 132) Nutrient requirements of poultry at high temperatures. Author(s): Daghir, N. J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 160) Feedstuffs used in hot regions. Author(s): Daghir, N. J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 227) Broiler feeding and management in hot climates. Author(s): Daghir, N. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 261) Replacement pullet and layer feeding and management in hot climates. Author(s): Daghir, N. J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 294) Breeder and hatchery management in hot climates. Author(s): Daghir, N. J. Jones, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 330) Waterfowl production in hot climates. Author(s): Huang, J. F. Hu, Y. H. Hsu, J. C.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2008
  • ISBN
  • 9781845932589
  • Record Number
  • 20083163635