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Top poultry books for this year and next

30 December 2018, at 12:00a.m.

Our pick of 5m Publishing’s top poultry-related titles of 2018 and which titles to look out for in 2019

Our top picks from 2018

Conventional and Organic Farming: A Comprehensive Review through the Lens of Agricultural Science

Written by Vic Shorrocks, a specialist in the mineral nutrition of crops, this book aims to provide a straightforward appraisal of both the benefits and exaggerated claims of organic farming. Evidence is presented in the form of data, study results and presentation source material, which leaves the reader to make their own judgments on the validity of the case for organic over conventional farming.

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals

Written by Dr Mark Fisher, the principal adviser of the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Animal Welfare Team, this book charts the history of our understanding of animal welfare throughout time, while also examining the current animal welfare system, looking at what works, what doesn’t, and how we can achieve a sustainable animal welfare model.

What to look out for in 2019

Animals, Ethics and Us

Publishing May 2019 Animals, Ethics and Us by vet and qualified bioethicist Madeleine Campbell will provide an expert analysis of the ethical position of animals in a human-centred society

Contact marketing@5mpublishing.com for further information.vet and qualified bioethicist Madeleine Campbell will provide an expert analysis of the ethical position of animals in a human-centred society.

Further reading...

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