Commercial Poultry Nutrition 3rd Edition

By S. Leeson, J. D. Summers

Covering a variety of essential topics relating to commercial poultry nutrition and production—including feeding systems and poultry diets—this complete reference is ideal for professionals in the poultry-feed industries, veterinarians, nutritionists, and farm managers. Detailed and accessible, the guide analyzes commercial poultry production at a worldwide level and outlines the importance it holds for maintaining essential food supplies. With ingredient evaluations and diet formulations, the study’s compressive models for feeding programs target a wide range of commercially prominent poultry, including laying hens, broiler chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and game birds, among others.

Table of Contents

Global poultry production

Ingredient evaluation and diet formation

Feeding programs for growing egg-strain pullets

Feeding programs for laying hens

Feeding programs for broiler chickens

Feeding programs for broiler breeders

Feeding programs for turkeys

Feeding programs for ducks and geese

Feeding programs for game birds, ratites and pet birds

Appendix – ingredient composition data

Index

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