Nutrition and Feeding of Show Poultry

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
May 4, 2022
Price
See Agrilife Learn

Overview

The nutrition and feeding of show poultry can play an important role in championship potential. This publication will teach you important principles to remember when feeding show poultry.

While championship potential is determined by genetics, whether or not you will attain the championship can depend on nutrition and feeding. A bird will only grow as well as you feed it. This publication will teach you the four important principles in developing an appropriate nutrition program for show broilers and turkeys. The four principles covered in this publication include:Principle 1: To grow, birds must eat and drinkPrinciple 2: To grow well, birds must eat the right thingsPrinciple 3: To win, birds must eat and grow in a balanced wayPrinciple 4: To unbalance a balanced ration with supplements is destructiveThis publication also includes tables of nutrient requirements of chickens and turkeys as percentages, milligrams or unites per kilogram of feed for different ages. (6 pages)

Looking for solutions in your county? Contact your local extension experts

More choices in Livestock & Poultry

  • Publication

    Raising chickens is a great youth project for beginners to livestock showing. This publication will teach you the advantages of starting with show broilers.

  • Course

    Waiting on more info to write the new product description

    Old listing info
    (This course meets the requirements of TCEQ for CAFO operators located in the dairy outreach program area (DOPA). Successful completion by correctly answering all test questions for each module provides one hour of initial or continuing education training required by the TCEQ.)

  • Publication

    A producer can use a bear put spread to hedge against a falling market. This publication discusses how a bear put spread works, the net price received by using a bear put spread, margin requirements, and why you should consider a bear put spread. (5 pages.)

  • Publication

    A producer can use a bull call spread when trying either to protect or to benefit from a rising market. This publication discusses how a bull call spread works, margin requirements, and why you should consider a bull call spread. (3 pages).

  • Publication

    The purpose of this publication is to provide valuable information when developing a vaccination protocol. Vaccines stimulate an animal’s immune system to produce a protective response against bacteria, viruses, and parasites if they are exposed. The effectiveness of vaccines in stimulating an immune response will vary, which is why your veterinarian’s advice is important. (2 […]

  • Publication

    Learn about how to properly care for ratite eggs through the incubation process for a successful hatch.