This course is designed to enable you to analyse and make decisions about the management requirements of poultry. Covers all aspects of poultry care and management, relevant to keeping poultry either as an amateur or for commercial purposes. This course is useful to large and small scale poultry keepers. Poultry are a vital part of Permaculture systems worldwide. They are also farmed commercially. The course content and principles of poultry husbandry contained in this course are relevant to either situation.
Learn about: terminology, breeds, health care; nutrition, diseases in poultry, housing and shelter, layers, broilers, incubation, brooding, record keeping, economics & marketing.
There are 8 lessons in this course:
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.