Small-scale poultry keeping - feeding


Fowls have a simple digestive tract like humans and therefore eat similar food, such as cereals and meat. Their food is composed of a number of nutrients that are essential to the bird’s health, maintenance and production of eggs and feathers.

This Primefact gives information on the nutrient requirements for poultry and rations of various feeds for starter, grower and layer birds.


Primefact 597 First Edition

Published: 19 Nov 2007