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Poultry – The Birds reared by humans for, eggs,meat known also as Quails,Fowls and turkey.
Poultry is the second most widely eaten type of meat in the world, accounting for about 30% of total meat production
The word “poultry” comes from the French/Norman word poule, itself derived from the Latin word pullus, which means small animal.
People hatching and rearing young birds for eggs & meat.
The revolution start when poultry birds cross breed for fast growth and high egg laying capacity.
Worldwide over 50 billion plus and increasing day by day. Birds are raised for meat and eggs. Traditionally, such birds reared in small flocks.
In developing countries, where the family often do poultry farming for their livelihood so for extra income.
But in Developed or now a days also in developing country production being in larger scale by full technical and scientific way in specialist units by developing high production provider breed of Chicken & Laying Eggs. Now a day Just 35 days we can get more than 2 kg chicken and 300 plus egg from a laying bird in a life cycle .Its because of latest technology of genetics.
Resulting cheap/economical meat and eggs. ( The best source of protein )
Chickens raised meat are known as “Broilers”.
Many Breeds have been developed. Broilers grow Very fast, but you can’t expect egg from them.
For Egg farming different breeds been developed.
In shorts if you want to go for egg farming or farming for chicken , you need to select different breeds.
As we expect high rate of production from birds, The immune system is week.
The birds with high production either for meat or egg are always susceptible for viral and bacterial disease. Mortality rates at can goes from 1%-50% are much higher than birds reared in backyard poultry.
Development is too high, but till date backyard poultry farming or Free range farming has not lost it charm, The egg and meat of backyard poultry is sold in double price than commercial farming
Poultry is the second most widely eaten type of meat in the world, accounting for about 30% of total meat production Sixteen billion birds are raised annually for consumption..
Now in modern society poultry birds are available in fresh or frozen,
Poultry meat and eggs provide nutritionally beneficial food containing protein of high quality.
This is accompanied by low levels of fat and fatty acids. 100 gram of baked chicken breast contains around 4 g of fat and 31 g of protein.
Its always better to use cooked chicken only. Cooking of the product would kill these bacteria, but a risk of cross-contamination.
Many Vaccines are used to save bird form viral disease.
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