Chapter 12

NCERT
Class 9
Science
Solutions
2. What are the differences between broilers and layers and in their management?

Question:

What are the differences between broilers and layers and in their management?

Answer:

Broilers : The poultry bird raised for meat purposes is called a broiler. Broilers feed on protein-rich adequate-fat food. The level of vitamins A and K is kept high in poultry feeds.

Layers : The egg-laying poultry bird is called a layer. The housing, environmental and nutritional requirements of broilers vary from those of egg layers. Layers require proper lighting and enough space.

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