Poultry Welfare Short Course for Hatcheries

This is a half day course designed for all people who work with poultry, and is delivered by a trainer with 20 years of experience in the industry.

It is approved by British Poultry Training for the Poultry Passport Scheme and a certificate is issued upon completion.

Content overview
  • Legislative requirements, codes of practice and industry standards
  • Housing, shelter and handling facilities
  • Equipment required to maintain bird welfare
  • Environmental conditions, including ventilation
  • Causes of stress in poultry
  • Transport
  • Emergency plan
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Training
  • Bird handling procedures
  • Identification of normal & abnormal behaviour and the reasons for changes
  • Identification of birds that require culling
  • Culling and euthanasia
  • Storage and waste disposal of fallen stock

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