1. 01-01-1985 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. 19-01-1990 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. Poultry are the most benign of farm stock; easy to manage, resilient and relatively productive under the most varied conditions. Anyone with a small patch of land can keep poultry for their eggs and meat, and for breeding. There are few greater pleasures than keeping a flock of hens and feeding...
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. 01-01-1959 1,103 pages, illustrated, photos
  8. 01-04-1963 This pulication includes information for the identification of Blackhead for poultry.BLACKHEAD of Turkeys and Chickens: How to Control It also includes information including losses from Blackhead, how birds get it, signs of the disease, where to bet a diagnosis, how to handle an outbreak, and its...
  9. This publication outlines practices applicable to the prevention of disease in poultry, and second, to deal with the more important disease to which poultry are susceptbile.
  10. Rasilimali Muhimu 01-01-1998 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...