1. It is hoped that this manual, intended for agricultural leaders in applied nutrition projects and for rural poultry producers themselves, will play a useful part in the promotion of better nutritional standards.
  2. This book addresses the problems of poultry production under tropical and sub-tropical conditions. Apart from the obvious climatic differences there exist chronic problems in obtaining adequate food supplies and at the same time lack of disease control may make intensive production unprofitable...
  3. 1980-01-01 Backyard farmers interested in having a readily available source of eggs and meat are provided with nontechnical information on housing, feeding, raising and butchering chickens.
  4. 1990-01-01 This booklet is intended to serve as a manual for small-scale poultry raising in the tropics. This manual can be of use to both beginning and experienced poultry raisers when confronted with problems which arise. The manual focuses on keeping laying chickens.
  5. Part of the NOFA guides. Includes information on: Organic poultry basics Establishing the facilities (housing and equipment, choosing and using litter, outdoor access, brooding, grazing and pasturing) Purchasing and brooding chicks Organic feed and supplements Poultry health care in the organic...
  6. This booklet contains step-by-step instruction on building an egg incubator for 180 eggs.
  7. 2003-04-20 Politically and economically, the ten plus years our family has been in Haiti have been rather tumultuous. There was a coup in October of 1991 against President Jean Bertrand Aristide, then four years of crushing embargo when gasoline cost $20 a gallon and neither tools nor parts could be...
  8. 1998-09-01 Many families in the tropics must assume a major role in production of their own foodstuffs. Incomes are so low that purchase of food competes with purchase of necessary items that cannot be hand-made. Most governments in the tropics do not have the resources to guarantee even minimum food to all...
  9. 2007-10-20 Chickens are an important source of meat and eggs for many small-scale farmers. When only a few chickens are kept, they are usually able to meet their dietary needs with kitchen scraps and a bit of grain, and by scavenging for seeds, insects, worms, etc. However, if the flock size is increased...