Poultry Science (5th Edition)

October 30, 2020
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.