Biology of Breeding Poultry Hardback
Edited by Paul (The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Midlothian, UK) Hocking, Paul (The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Midlothian, UK) Hocking
Part of the Poultry Science Symposium Series series
This book reviews the biological science and background to breeding meat poultry, specifically broiler, turkey and duck.
These commercial birds have been changed by genetic selection to such an extent that they are substantially different from traditional breeds and laying hens.
Covering science, management and husbandry systems, this comprehensive text provides the most up to date collection of papers on the topic from a range of international experts.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: CABI Publishing
- Publication Date: 28/05/2009
- Category: Animal breeding
- ISBN: 9781845933753