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This book includes both meat and egg production, breeds, rearing, health, housing and nutrition.

176 full colour A4 pages.

Table of contents:

  • The market for free range production
  • Pitfalls for new entrants
  • An introduction to production systems and standards for free range eggs
  • An introduction to production systems and standards for meat birds
  • Choosing a breed
  • Sourcing stock
  • Managing the flock
  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Housing for free range poultry
  • Protecting the flock from predators
  • Pastures for poultry
  • Free range health management
  • Biosecurity for free range production
  • Regulations: state and local government
  • A business plan for free range poultry
  • EggInvest: an aid to planning and budgeting
  • An example of free range standards - eggs
  • Free range eggs. Standards Compared.
  • Chicken suppliers
  • References

Also includes nine case studies including both egg and meat bird enterprises.

Book details

Title Poultry AgGuide - Getting started in free range poultry
Pages 176  
ISBN 978 0 7313 0623 7  
Catalogue number B728  
Year of publish 2010  
Price $36.00AUD (inc GST)   purchase online


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