The principal objectives of this book are to provide an introduction to commercial broiler production in Indian farming conditions, its scientific base and economic perspective. In this book, subject starts from history and development, going thorough systems of rearing, feeding and health management, and ends in economics of commercial broiler production. It also throws some light on application of Good Husbandry Practices(GHP) in improving the broiler welfare in commercial production environments. Moreover, each chapter is provided with activity module for the readers to practice the exercises, to boost up their confidence while execution in the field. The book is intended to be a guide for under graduate and post graduate students of veterinary and animal science, broiler farm managers and entrepreneurs, and farming aspirants.
Dr. M.Murugan is Associate Professor at Department of Livestock Products Technology, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tiruneveli comes under Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University of Tamil Nadu. He has fifteen years of teaching, research and extension experience in promoting scientific poultry production. He is a prolific content writer in poultry science domain. He has published several research and popular articles in leading science journals and books. His current research areas includes, content development, promotion of country chicken farming, developing e-content for online education and developing models for application of Good Husbandry Practices in industrial poultry farming.