Poultry Science (5th Edition)
Poultry production continues to make tremendous advances. Thisthoroughly revised fifth edition of Scanes’seminal, comprehensive text presents students and professionalsalike with valuable, research-based material relevant to all stagesof a poultry career. Areas covered include global and commercialpoultry production; poultry business organization; and productionof meat chickens (broilers), turkeys, eggs, ducks, geese, gamebirds, and other poultry. Other chapters cover the fundamentalscience behind production: poultry biology, genetics, behavior,diseases/health, housing, ventilation, and processing. New orgreatly expanded sections cover biosecurity; poultrystress/welfare; feed additives; food safety; incubation;controlling pests; poultry waste and environmental issues;brooding; and organic, free-range, and niche poultryproduction.“Points for Discussion” and “Deeper Dive” sections highlight keyexamples and provide further context and empirical data forcritical areas in poultry production, giving students a first-handlook at issues in both small and large operations.The book concludes with an in-depth, invaluable chapter onapplying for internships and positions for the start of asuccessful career.