Characteristics of the poultry industry in Uganda/E.Africa. Characteristics of the East African indigenous chickens. Development of modern commercial chicken lines. Overview of the systems of poultry management. Housing poultry and house equipment. Management of a broiler flock. Management of egg-type chickens. Management of ducks and turkeys. Approaches to maximizing profits from a poultry enterprise, and enterprise combinations. Hatchery management. Gender roles and issues in poultry management and their effects on productivity and profitability will be incorporated in the discussions.