AVS-3750 Lecture 17: 17 – Poultry Nutrition

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17 Poultry Nutrition
Overview
o Definitions
o Situation of the poultry industry
o Commonly used feed ingredients
o Nutritional requirements and feeding programs
o Broiler feed formulation
Chickens Broilers vs. Turkeys
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Breeders & parent stock (in charge of laying eggs)
progency meat birds
Broilers don’t reproduce, just go straight to market
Toms (males) grow faster than hens
Egg production
o Parent stock chick
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o Pullet chicken not mature enough to lay eggs (but older than a
chick)
o Hen fully developed chicken
Global meat production by species
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o World poultry meat production and consumption projections
There will be a slight decrease due to covid
World’s leading broiler, turkey, and egg producers
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World egg productions trend from 2000-2016
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Ingredients
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o Quality of ingredients is very important
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