Poultry Production in India

R.P. Sharma, R.N. Chatterjee, S.V. Rama Rao and S.R. Sharma, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 2008, pbk, vi, 202 p, figs, tables, ISBN : 8171640850, $0.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Breeding. 3. Reproduction. 4. Hatchery management. 5. Housing and management. 6. Poultry nutrition. 7. Products technology. 8. Diseases of poultry. 9. Rural poultry farming. 10. Other poultry species. 11. Marketing. 12. References. 13. Annexures. Index.

From the preface: " This book to bring together these findings to update the poultry farming practices to get maximum returns. The compact information is provided on breeds of poultry, conservation and bio-diversity, nutrition, housing and hatchery management, poultry diseases and poultry products technology. Brief information on other poultry species has also been incorporated. Further, the book also deals with economics of poultry farming for the benefit of farming community.

It is expected that the book will provide much needed information on present concept of Indian poultry farming and also serve as valuable source of reference to the students, field veterinarians, researchers and others interested in poultry farming activities."

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