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  1. 1985-01-01 Poultry plays an important role in most developing countries, as it contributes to the livelihood of rural smallholder farmers who keep village chickens. General information on chicken farming is discussed in many booklets on the subject, like Agrodok No. 4: small-scale chicken production. This...
  2. 1990-01-19 Poultry is an important farm species in almost all countries. It is an important source of animal protein, and can be raised in situations with limited feed and housing resources. Chickens are ‘waste-converters’: they ‘convert’ a scavenged feed resource base into animal protein. They are...
  3. The brooder is heated by a regular electric light bulb, placed under the brooder floor. Depending on the temperature rise required, the wattage of the light bulb will have to be chosen by experimentation. The metal floor and roof prevent predators such as rats from entering the brooder. If...
  4. This manual is designed to provide development workers with the information and tools needed either to begin or to improve poultry production. For those who are inexperienced in poultry production, this manual can identify and provide the basic information needed to raise and market poultry...
  5. Through sustained agricultural food production using ducks, fish, and crops this experiment sets out to be a means to love the poor. A system was built where ducks, fish, and crops could feed off each other's wastes. The plants and ducks grew well but there was not enough oxygen for the fish.
  6. This manual discusses the development of a Newcastle disease virus for use in the production of vaccine for village flocks.
  7. Key Resource 1998-01-01 W. Malcolm Reid (1910-1990) was Professor Emeritus of Poultry Science (Parasitology) at the University of Georgia. He saw a need for a book dealing with basic poultry production and recruited others to help him develop one. He knew firsthand the value of poultry as a source of food and manure for...
  8. 2011-10-07 The most comprehensive and definitive guide to date on raising all-natural poultry, for homesteaders or farmers seeking to close their loo.The Small-Scale Poultry Flockoffers a practical and integrative model for working with chickens and other domestic fowls, based entirely on natural systems.
  9. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research has supported the development of the vaccine against New Castle Disease for over 25 years in SE Asia and some African countries. This video presents the success stories of village poultry farmers who, thanks to vaccine program supported by...