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Poultry are domesticated bird kept by humans for eggs, their meat or their features. Chicken is the most common type of poultry in the world. They are one of the cheapest sources of meat and can be kept by anyone, even at the back of the house.

TYPES OF CHICKEN

  1. Eggs laying chicken
  2. Table meat chicken
  3. Dual purpose chicken (for egg and meat production)

SELECTION OF HOUSING AND EQUIPMENT

  1. Housing
  2. Concrete building
  3. Wooden and metal cages/wooden shed
  4. Equipment
  5. Baby chick cage
  6. Layer chicken cage
  7. Poultry feather removal
  8. FEEDING
  9. Chicks mash (2 months – 4 months, about 8 weeks)
  10. Growers mash (2 months – 4 months, about 8 – 16 weeks)
  11. Broiler starter (for meat producer only about 9 – 14 weeks)
  12. Layers mash (for more eggs)
  13. SOURCE OF DAY OLD CHICKS
  14. Buying
  15. Hatchery
  16. HOUSING SYSTEM OF POULTRY KEEPING
  17. Free range system
  18. Semi intensive system
  19. Intensive system
  20. Extensive system
  21. The fold system
  22. The deep litter system
  23. The Battery cage

 

STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES

Step 1: Teacher revises the previous topic

Step2: Teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3: Teacher explains the new topic

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils questions

Step45 Teacher evaluates the pupils

 

Evaluation/ Assignment

  1. Explain the meaning of poultry;
  2. Method 2 ways of rearing chicken;
  3. State 5 importance of poultry.

 

See also

POULTRY

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION – RABBIT REARING

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