Managing Poultry - Online Course

Managing poultry covers all aspects of poultry care and management, whether you are keeping them for personal or commercial purposes.

The principles of poultry husbandry in this course are relevant to permaculture techniques and useful if you are looking to create sustainable living at home.

If you are looking to start a business that will be based on commercially growing poultry then this course is a great starting point to plan your business. 

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Course Outline
Course Code: 
BAG208
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online & Correspondence
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction: Terminology, Breeds
  2. Nutrition
  3. Diseases In Poultry
  4. Layers
  5. Broilers
  6. Incubation
  7. Brooding
  8. Record Keeping, Economics & Marketing
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Select appropriate poultry breeds for use in different production situations.
  • Explain the techniques used in the management of feeding and pest and disease control.
  • Explain the management of poultry as layers.
  • Explain the procedures for the management of poultry as broilers.
  • Explain the techniques used in the management of poultry incubation.
  • Explain the management of brooding poultry.
  • Develop management strategies for a poultry business.