Author: Mick Dennett

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781852238353

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 126

View: 7735

This title in the popular Guide to Management series is a thorough and practical guide to producing free range eggs for profit, written by a highly experienced commercial producer. Areas discussed include breeds and stock selection; equipment, housing, and stocking densities; routine management, rearing, and feeding; quality control and optimum production levels; and health care and disease. Anyone wanting to sell free range eggs on a small scale will find all the information they need here.
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Food Production and Self-reliance in Uncertain Times

Author: Carol Deppe

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 160358031X

Category: Gardening

Page: 323

View: 6775

Presents advice for growing vegetables that can help families survive financial, health, dietary, and weather challenges, including author's experiences, gardening and storage techniques, and recipes for five crops with storage and nutritional values.
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Author: NIIR Board of Consultants & Engineers

Publisher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.

ISBN: 8178330202

Category: Animal industry

Page: 564

View: 2313

Livestock and poultry in Indian tropical and subtropics play a critical role in agricultural economy by providing milk, wool, meat, eggs and draft power and provide flexible reserves during period of economic stress and buffer against crop failure. Rabbits are raised up off the ground and are one of the cleanest animals produced as meat and hence do not even need to be wormed. Rabbits are among the most productive of domestic livestock, making them efficient sources of food for an ever increasing population with diminishing resources. Up to 98.7% of the rabbits can be used for meat, fur, in laboratories, as fertilizers, in toys and novelties. The large demand for animal wool seems to be assured. Sheep rearing is the major source of livelihood to small and marginal farmers and landless laborers in hilly areas, arid and semi-arid region of India. Goat is a multi functional animal and plays a significant role in the economy and nutrition of landless, small and marginal farmers in the country. It creates employment to the rural poor besides effectively utilizing unpaid family labor. There is ample scope for establishing cottage industries based on goat meat and milk products and value addition to skin and fiber. Fish is a good source of animal proteins; Man has realized its importance from the very inception of the evolution of the human race. It has been the sole diet for many island nations before the evolution of farming techniques. Poultry is one of the fastest growing segments of the agricultural sector in India today. The production of agricultural crops has been rising at a rate of 1.5 to 2 % per annum that of eggs and broilers has been rising at a rate of 8 to 10 % per annum. From a backyard hobby it has culminated into an industry. Among the various livestock species, piggery is most potential source of meat production and more efficient feed converters after the broiler. Apart from providing meat, it is also a source of bristles and manure. Pig farming will provide employment opportunities to seasonally employed rural farmers and supplementary income to improve their living standards. The contribution of pork products in terms of value works out to 0.80% of total livestock products and 4.32% of the meat and meat products. This book basically deals with rabbit keeping, feeding systems, feed requirements and balanced rations, angora wool utilization in cottage industries, useful information for goat breeding measures of increasing potential of range land nutrients requirements of goats, conversion efficiency of indigenous breeds of goats, sources and functions of the nutrients in sheep, breeds of poultry, inheritance of plumage in turkeys, commercial poultry farming, nutrition of broiler type chickens, how to economise on poultry feed cost, principles of fish culture, culturable fish and shellfish, nutritional requirement and artificial shrimp feed preparation, types of antibiotics for pigs etc. This book provides detailed information on the livestock and poultry farming and rearing technique with described process of feeding systems, feed requirements and balanced rations, harvesting commercial products from them. This book is an invaluable resource for the entrepreneurs, institutions and professionals.
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A Manual for Organic Growers

Author: Karma Glos,Jocelyn Langer

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 1603583572

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 117

View: 6769

Part of the NOFA guides. Includes information on: Organic poultry basics Establishing the facilities (housing and equipment, choosing and using litter, outdoor access, brooding, grazing and pasturing) Purchasing and brooding chicks Organic feed and supplements Poultry health care in the organic system Management challenges (production and culling, spotted shells, yolk color) Slaughter and Processing Marketing Production expectations and economic viability
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A Guide for the Production and Sale of Eggs

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.

ISBN: 9789251049327

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 121

View: 6010

This book offers guidance to producers of eggs for sale in developing countries, concentrating on marketing and meeting the local demand. By focusing on market needs, the egg producers can ensure better business survival, and improve their standard of living. The guide is divided into seven chapters, and covers: egg production; marketing and its organization; packaging and transport; pricing and sales policy and live bird marketing.
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Author: Philip Tow,Ian Cooper,Ian Partridge,Colin Birch

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402091322

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1336

View: 5343

While a good grasp of the many separate aspects of agriculture is important, it is equally essential for all those involved in agriculture to understand the functioning of the farming system as a whole and how it can be best managed. It is necessary to re-assess and understand rain-fed farming systems around the world and to find ways to improve the selection, design and operation of such systems for long term productivity, profitability and sustainability. The components of the system must operate together efficiently; yet many of the relationships and interactions are not clearly understood. Appreciation of these matters and how they are affected by external influences or inputs are important for decision making and for achieving desirable outcomes for the farm as a whole. This book analyses common rain-fed farming systems and defines the principles and practices important to their effective functioning and management.
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A Complete Guide to Profitable Production of Market Eggs ... how to Breed for Increased Productive Capacity and how to Feed and Handle Fowls in Order to Secure Highest Practicable Egg Yields

Author: Homer Wesley Jackson,Grant M. Curtis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Eggs

Page: 175

View: 6527

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

View: 3616

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Author: Susanne Padel,Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food,Welsh Institute of Rural Studies

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Organic farming

Page: 77

View: 5873

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Wie sich die Industrie der Lebensmittel bemächtigte und warum Essen so kompliziert wurde

Author: Michael Pollan

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641119804

Category: Cooking

Page: 608

View: 3580

Das Standardwerk über vernünftige Ernährung Der Mensch gehört von der Konsititution seiner Verdauungsorgane her zu den Omnivoren, den Allesfressern. Das war in der Evolution sicherlich nützlich. Doch das heutige Überangebot von Nahrungsmitteln in Supermärkten und Schnellrestaurants bringt nicht nur ihn selbst körperlich an den Rand des Abgrunds, sondern ruiniert auch noch seinen Lebensraum und sein soziales Umfeld. Mit Biss und investigativer Recherche sieht sich Pollan um, wie unsere Nahrungsmittel hergestellt und verarbeitet werden, vom Maisfeld über Cheeseburger mit Pommes bis zum Öko-Menü. Er öffnet uns die Augen für unser gestörtes Essverhalten und für den Weg zurück zu Einfachheit und Genuss.
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Section Papers

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 534

View: 6986

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Eastern Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

View: 2746

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An Authoritative Guide to Success in Poultry Keeping by Intensive Methods--practical Details of Management for Those who are Keeping Fowls in Limited Space, Whether to Supply Eggs and Poultry for the Family Table Or as a Source of Income

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 103

View: 5242

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