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Research Paper | Geography | Iraq | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018
Geographical Analysis of Poultry Farming Projects in Baghdad Governorate, 2017
Kothar Nasir Abbas | Jinan Abdul Ameer Abbas
Abstract: A comprehensive field survey was carried out for (320) productive permitted Poultry Farming Projects distributed in the ninth districts of Baghdad governorate, 80% of them were Meat Chicken Producing Projects, the largest of which was in Mahmudiya district (23.9%) and (20%) for Eggs Producing (as food), the largest one was in Tarmiya district (24.6%). The Actual capacity was less than Designed capacity of these projects. The actual capacity of the meat chicken projects reached (4, 048, 020) chickens, and the Food Egg projects reached (2, 180, 260) (2, 185, 210) chicken for eggs. The number of manpower in poultry farming projects reached (1697) persons, (63.8%) of them working in poultry meat projects and (36.2%) working in eggs projects. The quantities of chicken meat production amounted (38, 082, 404) Kg of meat, the largest amount was in Tarmiya district with (22.2%), while (565, 031, 000) eggs, the largest amount was in Mada'in district with (46.7%).97.5% of these projects have a land-based system and 2.5% have Cages system. The per capita amount of chicken meat in the Baghdad governorate was (4.8) kg / person / year, where his share of eggs was (71.5) egg / person / year, which is lower than the rates recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). The largest correlation (R2) of Meat Production was with the number of halls with (0.985), while the largest (R2) of Eggs Production was with the Actual Capacity with (0.982).
Keywords: Poultry Farming Projects, Poultry meat projects, Eggs projects, Actual capacity, Designed capacity
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,
Pages: 1438 - 1443