Poultry Study Materials

Books / Handbooks / Trade Publications and Journals

North, Mack O. and Donald D. Bell. 1990. Commercial Chicken Production Manual. 4th Ed. New York: Chapman & Hall.

Leeson, Steve and John D. Summers. 2001. Scott’s Nutrition of the Chicken. University Books.

Aviagen’s Breeder and Broiler Manuals: http://en.aviagen.com/

Feedstuff, Poultry Times, and other popular press publications

Poultry Science Journal; Journal of Applied Poultry Research


It is suggested that individuals check university Extension websites for information. Using the search term "Poultry Extension" will point to several good sites. Most Extension publications address recommended production practices and current issues in the industry and are good sources of timely information.