ERIC Number: ED241771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Practical Poultry Raising. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Manual M-11.
French, Kenneth M.
This manual is designed to provide development workers with the information and tools needed to begin or to improve poultry production. Covered in the individual chapters are the following topics: the nature and scope of poultry production, assessment of local poultry selections, basic information about chickens, country chickens, poultry husbandry, housing and equipment, maintenance of chicken health, feed and nutrition, poultry marketing and finances, and poultry extension. Appendixes to the manual include an examination of housing designs, discussions of poultry other than chickens, farmer-specific assessment criteria, a feed formulation chart, feed requirements, and a bibliography. A glossary concludes the manual. (MN)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Animal Husbandry, Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Equipment Utilization, Evaluation Criteria, Extension Education, Facility Guidelines, Farm Management, Financial Support, Guidelines, Livestock, Marketing, Money Management, Nutrition, Postsecondary Education, Rural Development, Rural Education, Vocational Education, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
Identifiers: Chickens; Poultry