|Course Title||Award in Poultry Production and Husbandry|
|Course Start and planned End Date||Start: 04.03.2024
|Days of the week & Time of Lecture||Every Monday and Thursday from 17:00 till 20:00|
|Lecturer||Mr. Joseph Jason Abela|
|Mode of Delivery||F2F|
|Institute||Institute of Agribusiness – Qormi|
|Year of studies (1st, 2nd etc)||1st|
|Duration of course||45 hours|
This unit is designed to give a good understanding of the principles of laying and broiler husbandry and production. It especially targets individuals who are interested in opening a new poultry farm or who would like to update their skills to manage better an already running poultry enterprise.
This unit’s sessions are delivered in class and on a working farm and the learner will be expected to spend various hours in practical sessions on the farm.
The unit will go over the basic principles of farm design and poultry husbandry including feeding, chicken health, slaughtering, egg grading lighting, record-keeping, animal welfare and the legislation regulating this sector.
Overall Learning Outcomes (Minimum four , maximum six)