Covering a variety of essential topics relating to commercial poultry nutrition and Production?including feeding systems and poultry diets?this complete reference is ideal for professionals in the poultry-feed industries, veterinarians, nutritionists, and farm managers. Detailed and accessible, the guide analyzes commercial poultry Production at a worldwide level and outlines the importance it holds for maintaining essential food supplies. With ingredient evaluations and diet formulations, the study's compressive models for feeding programs target a wide range of commercially prominent poultry, including laying hens, broiler chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and game birds, among others.
S. Leeson is a professor and department chair of the animal- and poultry-science department at the University of Guelph in Canada. His main area of research is the potential for manipulation of eggs and poultry meat as it impacts human health, which he has been working on for more than a decade. J. D. Summers is a researcher whose work has spanned all the major poultry species, and was truly one of the pioneers of the golden age of poultry nutrition. They are coauthors of Nutrient Requirements of Poultry and Scott's Nutrition of the Chicken.