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Poultry Agskills provides a basic guide to some of the skills and practices of poultry production. The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour pictures.

Some of the skills included are: breed, rear or buy poultry, provide housing, collect and handle eggs, feed poultry and maintain poultry health.

  • Introduction
  • Animal welfare
  • General safety precautions
  • Choose poultry
  • Choose a breed
  • Breed chickens using a hen
  • Mechanically incubate chickens
  • Buy and rear chickens
  • Identify stock
  • Purchase point of lay pullets
  • Provide housing
  • Manage broody hens
  • Collect and handle eggs
  • Feed poultry
  • Maintain poultry health
  • Prevent and treat external parasites
  • Prevent and treat internal parasites and diseases
  • Prevent the spread of disease
  • Catch, check and dispose of spent birds
  • Glossary of terms
  • References and industry contacts
  • What is a safe work method statement?
  • Check your skills

Title          Poultry Agskills       
Author(s)                   
Pages          76         
ISBN                   
Catalogue number          B704         
Year of publish          2008         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $28.00AUD (inc GST)


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