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Livestock Production
Friday, September 08, 2006 5:35:14 PM
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A good following up with a weekly control of the growth
 
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The article first establishes targets in production and the parameters that would have to be followed.

 

It later sets out the method of weighing and tabulating records to know the weight distribution of the flock and suggests how large a sample to take and the method for weighing them. The article also suggests the frequency of weighing the flock according to its age, with younger flocks being weighed more frequently than older ones.

 

The article also sets the definitions of flock uniformity. If there is no flock uniformity, there are several factors that need to be checked, all of which were detailed in the article.

 

Lastly, the article suggests cut-off time allowed for individuals to conform to the average weights.

 

 

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