Poultry Management Practices

  • Carmen R. Parkhurst
  • George J. Mountney


A number of poultry management practices have been developed and adopted by the various segments of the poultry industry. Although a few have been adopted universally and become standard practice in the industry, most practices still depend on the producer’s situation and management of his flocks. Other management practices are covered in Chapters 11, 12, 14, and 15.


Feed Ingredient Poultry Meat Dead Bird Commercial Poultry Waste Handling 
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© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmen R. Parkhurst
    • 1
  • George J. Mountney
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Poultry ScienceNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  2. 2.United States Department of AgricultureCooperative State Research ServiceUSA

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