C-POU.1 Poultry Husbandry and Management

£95.00 - £620.00

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About this course

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

At the end of the module, candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • A knowledge of the structure and size of the poultry industry both in the

    UK

    and globally.

  • A thorough understanding of poultry welfare and the different husbandry and management methods in common use throughout the

    UK

    poultry industry including:    

  1. recognition of the differences in husbandry and management provision for the different species and poultry types within a species

  2. an understanding of management as applied to breeders, culinary egg producers and growers, and the different management systems for rearing and reproductive/egg laying phases.

  3. a sound knowledge of ventilation, temperature, humidity and other environmental control as required under the various circumstances.

  4. a knowledge of methods and equipment used for feeding and watering.

  5. an understanding of lighting programmes as applied at different times and the reasons for this.

  6. a knowledge of the expected performances in terms of egg production, hatchability, growth rates and feed efficiencies in the different poultry sectors.

  • An understanding of poultry nutrition, and an understanding of the basic requirements for each type of poultry and how these are achieved.

  • A knowledge of records to be kept and the value of keeping these. This to include the kind of equipment required to facilitate this record keeping.

  • A working knowledge of the assurance schemes and codes of practice for the management of poultry in the

    UK

 

Full module details can be accessed by downloading the Module Oultine below:

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Tutors

Barry Thorp, BVMS PhD DiplECPVS MRCVS
Specialist Poultry Veterinarian and Partner
St David's Poultry Team