Poultry Agskills

cover of Poultry Agskills

Paperback - September 2008 - AU $28.00

Provides a basic guide to some of the skills and practices of poultry production.

Poultry Agskills provides a basic guide to some of the skills and practices of poultry production. The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams and full-colour pictures.

Details

Paperback | September 2008 | $ 28.00
ISBN: 9780731306069 | 76 pages | 210 x 197 mm
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries

Contents

Introduction
Animal welfare
General safety precautions
Choose poultry
Choose a breed
Breed chickens using a hen
Mechanically incubate chickens
Buy and rear chickens
Identify stock
Purchase point of lay pullets
Provide housing
Manage broody hens
Collect and handle eggs
Feed poultry
Maintain poultry health
Prevent and treat external parasites
Prevent and treat internal parasites and diseases
Prevent the spread of disease
Catch, check and dispose of spent birds
Glossary of terms
References and industry contacts
What is a Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)?
Check your skill