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Preface and acknowledgements

Volume IV of the Agricultural Development Worker's Training Manual has been developed for Peace Corps by A. L. Nellum and Associates, Inc. (ALNA) along with Volume I, II and III, at PENN Center in Frogmore, South Carolina in 1982.

The principal author of Volume IV is Neil Bacon, Senior Crops Livestock Trainer. Assisting him with the Poultry sections was Carmine Russo. Meg Brown and Michell Jacob also contributed ideas and resources to the product. Julia Simmons, Barbara White, Kim Thorne and Ronnie Gold prepared the text. Martin J. Blank supported the development of this volume in the ALNA headquarters office, while Michael Gibbons directed the overall project in Frogmore.

Appreciation is extended to Peace Corps staff who assisted in the task of preparing this volume: Calvina Dupre and Franklin Moore. We wish to thank Emory Campbell, Executive Director of PENN Center, the St. Helena island community and those trainees who participated in the training programs which gave life to this volume.

We are also grateful to the following publishers for granting us the right to reprint selected tables and charts:

- Feeds & Nutrition - Complete by M.E. Ensminger & C.G. Olentine The Ensminger Publishing Co., 3699 E. Sierra Ave., Clovis, California 93612

- The Nutrient Requirements of Swine - 8th Edition, 1979

The Nutrient Requirements of Rabbits - 2nd Edition, 1977

The Nutrient Requirements of Poultry - 7th Edition, 1977

The Nutrient Requirements of Goats - 1st Edition, 1981 Office of Publications, National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418

- Rabbit Production

O.S.U. Rabbit Research Center

University of Oregon, Corvallis, Oregon

- Small-Scale Pig Raising by Dirk Van Loon

Garden Way Publishing, Charlotte, Vermont, 1978.

- Swine Science by M.E. Ensminger 4th Edition

Interstate Printers & Publishers, Danville, Illinois, 1970

The following additional resources were also particularly helpful in developing this document:

- A Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners by C.E. Spaulding D.V.M. Rodale Press, Inc., Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18049, 1976.

- Aids to Goatkeeping by Carol A. Leach

8th Edition

Tiger Press, Columbia, Missouri 65201, 1974

- Applied Animal Feeding & Nutrition by M.H. Jurgens

Third Edition

Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa, 1974.

- Dairy Goats - Breeding/Feeding/Management

American Dairy Goat Association, Box 186, Spindale, N.C. 28160

- Goat Disease Manual

Winrock International, Petit Jean Mountain, Morrilton, Arkansas 72110

- Goat Production in the Tropics by Devendra & Burns

Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, Farmham Royal, Bucks, England, 1970.

- Keeping Livestock Healthy - A Veterinary Guide by N. Bruce Haynes


Garden Way Publishing, Charlotte, Vermont, 1978.

- Nutrition of the Chicken by Scott, Nesheim, & Young

Second Edition

M.L. Scott & Associates, Ithaca, New York, 1976.

- Poultry Production by Card & Nesheim

11th Edition

Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1972.

- Poultry Science by M.E. Ensminger

The Interstate Printers & Publishers, Danville, Illinois, 1980

- Raising Milk Goats - The Modern Way by Jerry Belanger

Garden Way Publishing, Charlotte, Vermont, 1975.

- Raising Rabbits by Harlan D. Attfield

Vita. Inc., 3706 Rhode Island Ave., Mt. Rainier, Maryland 20822, 1977.

- Salsbury Manual of Poultry Diseases

Salsbury Laboratories, Charles City, Iowa 50616

- The Merck Manual of Veterinary Science

Fifth Edition

Merck & Co. Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, 1979.

- The Role of Sheep & Goats in Agricultural Development

Winrock International Center, Morrilton, Arkansas, 1976.

A. L. Nellum and Associates, Inc.

Washington, D.C.

December 1982