“Points for Discussion” and “Deeper Dive” sections highlight key examples and provide further context and empirical data for critical areas in poultry production, giving students a first-hand look at issues in both small and large operations. The book concludes with an in-depth, invaluable chapter on applying for internships and positions for the start of a successful career.
Poultry Science, Fifth Edition 5th Edition by Colin G. Scanes, Karen D. Christensen
- Publisher : Waveland Press, Inc.; 5th edition (November 11, 2019)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 475 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1478635827
- ISBN-13 : 978-1478635826
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Poultry production continues to make tremendous advances. This thoroughly revised fifth edition of Scanes’ seminal, comprehensive text presents students and professionals alike with valuable, research-based material relevant to all stages of a poultry career.Areas covered include global and commercial poultry production; poultry business organization; and production of meat chickens (broilers), turkeys, eggs, ducks, geese, game birds, and other poultry. Other chapters cover the fundamental science behind production: poultry biology, genetics, behavior, diseases/health, housing, ventilation, and processing. New or greatly expanded sections cover biosecurity; poultry stress/welfare; feed additives; food safety; incubation; controlling pests; poultry waste and environmental issues; brooding; and organic, free-range, and niche poultry production.