|000||00997nam a2200193 a 4500|
|008||160105s2009 xxu eng d|
|082||_a636.5082 Hocking 28840 1st 2009 Poultry|
_aHocking, Paul M.
|245||1||0||_aBiology of Breeding Poultry /|
|300||_a480 p. ;|
|490||1||_aPoultry science symposium series.|
|520||_aThis 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.|