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Brooding and pullet management by Wilson Earle Newlon

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Published by College of Agriculture, University of California in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


  • Poultry industry

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Edition Notes

StatementW.E. Newlon and M.W. Buster
SeriesCalifornia Agricultural Extension Service circular -- 28, Circular (University of California Agricultural Extension Service) -- 28.
ContributionsBuster, Melvin W. (Melvin Wright), 1894-1991
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24997595M

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Broiler Management in Open-Sided Housing Table of Contents 1 Stockmanship Section 1 - Chick Management 5 House Preparation 5 Brooding Set-up 7 Chick Placement 8 Drinker Management 9 Feeder Management 9 Lighting During Brooding 10 Chick Start Assessment Section 2 - Post-Brooding Management 12 Ideal Temperatures 12 Stocking Density 13 Feeding in File Size: 3MB.   Record keeping is extremely important to successful poultry production. Financial decisions-before creating a budget or making important and costly financial decisions, records need to be analyzed. Feeding decisions-records are useful in deciding what types of feed rations, the quantity of feed rations, and the effectiveness of a specific feed. During pullet rearing it is quite possible that inspite of providing highly suitable management facilities, some pullets may lack in size and development of body. .   The walls and floor of each brooding area most often are wire. A droppings pan under the wire floor requires regular cleaning. In many cases, feed and water are provided outside the brooding space, making management easier. Battery brooders are an excellent way to brood chicks .