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Poultry is one of the main agricultural industries in Egypt. It contributes 10 percent of agricultural value added, with the country producing over 1 million tons of poultry meat. Per capita consumption is approximately 15 kg of poultry meat per year3 . The sector is highly heterogeneous, comprising of large integrated, specialized producers and at least 11 million households keeping chickens and other poultry. Stakeholders have identified two main poultry production systems in Egypt, intensive/commercial and extensive/household.