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close this bookBetter Farming Series 13 - Keeping Chickens (FAO - INADES, 1977, 48 p.)
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78. 100 birds at various ages need the following:

Age

Space in the poultry house

Drinking troughs

Feeding troughs accessible from both sides

Weeks

Square metres

Number

Capacity, litres

Length, metres

1

4

2

4

1.2

2- 4

6



2

5-11

8-15

2

10

4

12 onward

20-30



5-7

Adult birds

30



7

NOTE: 1 metre of perch is sufficient for 5 or 6 adult birds.