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Poultry production in hot climates.

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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 9 (Page no: 227)

Broiler feeding and management in hot climates.

This chapter deals with feeding and management aspects of broilers in hot climates or during summer months in temperate regions. The certain management practices such as feed withdrawal, drug administration, vaccination, beak trimming, and litter management are discussed. The importance of water quality and quantity as well as lighting programmes to reduce the detrimental effects of heat stress and the benefits of gradual acclimatization of broilers are reviewed.

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: 8 (Page no: 197) Mycotoxins in poultry feeds. 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
  • 20083163636