Duck Production and Management Strategies

Duck Production and Management Strategies

By A. Jalaludeen, R. Richard Churchil, Elisabeth Baéza

Duck Production and Management Strategies PDF provides comprehensive insights into the field of duck production and management. It presents a complete overview of different aspects of duck production with particular emphasis on rearing systems. The book reviews current knowledge on the anatomy, physiology, genetics, breeding, nutrition, incubation, and hatching practices of ducks. It further discusses the common diseases of duck, their treatment regime, and prevention strategies. The book additionally examines all aspects of the global duck industry, the constraints, and the recommendations. It also explores nutrient requirements and feed evaluation for duck and evaluates nutrition’s influence on the gut microbiome. Towards the end, the book presents the latest genomic applications, including high throughput sequencing and various bioinformatics tools in duck production. This book serves as an essential resource for duck industry practitioners, researchers, and students.

  • Summarizes latest developments in duck production and management
  • Presents different species, breeding, and genetics of ducks
  • Discusses anatomy, physiology, disease prevention, and their treatment strategies
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Global Duck Production: An Overview
Chapter 2: Breeds of Domestic Ducks.
Chapter 3: Duck Genetics and Breeding
Chapter 4: Anatomy and Physiology of Ducks
Chapter 5: Nomadic (Transhumant) Duck Rearing
Chapter 6: Integrated Duck Farming
Chapter 7: Intensive Duck Rearing
Chapter 8: Feeding and Nutrient Requirements of Ducks
Chapter 9: Incubation and Hatching of Duck Eggs
Chapter 10: Nutritive Value of Duck Meat and Eggs
Chapter 11: Duck Slaughter Processing, Meat Quality Measurements and Value Addition.-
Chapter 12: Duck Meat and Egg Products in Different Cuisines
Chapter 13: Value Addition of Feather and Down
Chapter 14: Duck Diseases & Disease Management
Chapter 15: Duck Genomics and Biotechnology
Chapter 16: Duck Farming: Constraints and Recommendations.

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