The best poultry farming training courses for professionals
We at Vetworks are excited to announce the launch of our veterinary academy and our range of courses on poultry farming. Our courses will be taught by highly qualified and experienced professionals with decades of experience in this field.
At Vetworks Academy, we believe that knowledge is power, and we want to empower our students with the right skills to be successful poultry farmers. With our comprehensive training, students will learn about respiratory systems, breeder management, responsible use of antimicrobials, parasitology, gut health & nutrition, welfare, gut health & food safety and more. All these topics are covered in depth with practical applications too.
Our courses have been designed to give students the necessary skills and knowledge they need to manage their business successfully from day one. We use an interactive approach which involves lectures as well as workshops so that students can gain a hands-on experience on basic principles for raising healthy poultry products. Our experienced instructors are dedicated to helping each student reach his or her goals in a supportive environment that fosters learning and growth.
- The best poultry farming training courses for professionals
- Training on the responsible use of antimicrobials in poultry
- Parasitology Training
- Gut Health & Nutrition Training
- Training to improve poultry welfare
- Respiratory Training for Poultry
- Breeder Management & Disease Training
- Gut Health & Food Safety Training
- Register for our poultry farming training courses
Training on the responsible use of antimicrobials in poultry
At Vetworks Academy, we understand the importance of responsible antimicrobial use in poultry production. With increasing concerns about antimicrobial resistance, it is more important than ever for poultry professionals, veterinarians, growers, farmers, nutritionists and technical advisors to be well informed about the latest scientific and practical approaches to reducing antimicrobial use.
That’s why we have developed a comprehensive training seminar on “Training on the responsible use of antimicrobials in poultry”. This seminar covers the latest academic knowledge and provides practical experience so you can put what you’ve learned into practice on your farm. Our topics range from the drivers of antimicrobial use on poultry farms, controlling antimicrobial resistance, a holistic approach to gut health, coccidiosis prevention, multi resistant zoonotic diseases and much more.
Interested? Leave your contact details on this page and you will be one step closer to gaining the knowledge and skills you need to make a positive difference on your poultry farm.
Maximising poultry production through antimicrobial stewardship
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become a critical issue worldwide, particularly in the food industry. Poultry producers are under immense pressure to reduce the use of antibiotics on their farms to comply with antimicrobial resistance reduction programmes. However, the question that often arises is how to maintain a healthy and productive flock while reducing the use of antibiotics. At Vetworks Academy, we are here to help you find the answer.
Our Responsible Use of Antimicrobials in Poultry seminar is specifically designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to reduce antimicrobial use while maximising poultry production. Our training programme is unique in that it covers both the academic state-of-the-art and practical experience. You’ll learn how to turn the issue of antibiotic reduction into a positive driver for your business by targeting the most economical operation.
Poultry farming training: who is this training for?
The course is aimed at poultry professionals, vets, breeders, farmers, nutritionists and technical advisers. Whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced professional, our training programme will provide you with the information you need to ensure the responsible use of antibiotics on your farm.
From Sample to Treatment: Understanding Antimicrobial Resistance
Controlling antimicrobial resistance is essential to reduce the use of antibiotics in poultry production. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the drivers of antimicrobial use on poultry farms and how to control resistance. From sampling to treatment selection, you’ll learn how to reduce the risk of AMR in your flock.
A holistic approach to gut health
A healthy gut is essential to maximise poultry production and reduce the use of antibiotics. In this section of the training, we will take a holistic approach to gut health, discussing the importance of gut health in poultry production and the complex interactions of enteric pathogens that lead to increased antimicrobial use.
Preventing Coccidiosis: A Key to Poultry Health
Coccidiosis is a common problem in poultry production and a major cause of high antimicrobial use. In this course you will learn about the importance of coccidiosis in poultry production and the key steps you can take to prevent it in conventional and antibiotic-free systems.
Control of multi-drug resistant zoonotic diseases
Zoonotic diseases such as Salmonella and Campylobacter pose a significant threat to poultry production. In this section you will learn how to control and prevent these diseases and reduce the risk of multiresistance.
Vaccination: A key to poultry health
Vaccination is an essential tool for disease prevention in poultry production. In this course you’ll learn the keys to successful vaccination and how to improve your flock’s immune response.
Rethinking Farming Practices for Maximum Support
To ensure responsible use of antibiotics and maximise poultry production, it’s essential to rethink your farming practices. In this training you will learn how to improve biosecurity and enhance your management for maximum support.
Putting it all into action: A Tailored Antibiotic Reduction Programme
Our training programme culminates in a discussion on how to develop a tailored antibiotic reduction programme and a practical solution to combat AMR and reduce antimicrobial use. At the end of the training you’ll receive a certification assessment test.
Interested? Leave your contact details on this page to take the first step towards maximising poultry production through responsible antimicrobial use.
Here at Vetworks Academy, we recognise that a thorough understanding of parasitology is essential to achieving success in poultry production. That’s why we can’t wait to share our Parasitology Training seminar with you! Our comprehensive programme will provide poultry professionals, veterinarians and technical advisors, farmers and growers as well as nutritionists with the latest knowledge on relevant trends in parasitology. Join us today for an invaluable learning experience.
Our team of international experts will provide a comprehensive overview of the essential field of poultry parasitology. We’ll look at helminths, the association of Histomonas meleagridis with Heterakis gallinarum, coccidiosis control trends and bacterial enteritis, as well as ectoparasites such as Dermanyssus gallinae. At the end of this training programme you will have a complete understanding to apply your knowledge immediately on your farm.
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Understanding Poultry Parasitology
If you’re a poultry specialist, veterinarian, breeder, farmer or technical advisor looking to keep abreast of the latest parasitology innovations in the industry, Vetworks Academy is your one-stop-shop. We offer comprehensive training covering helminth and coccidiosis control as well as ectoparasite management. Join us and we’ll introduce you to new techniques and give you an exclusive sneak peek at the topics covered in our courses! At Vetworks Academy, we are dedicated to providing professionals like you with the latest trends in parasitology knowledge to help you develop your skills for success.
A global perspective on poultry parasitology
Our parasitology training is unlike any other, combining academic understanding with first-hand experience. Our team of experts has a deep global background in the field, enabling you to receive the most comprehensive training available. From the best knowledge on the relationship between Histomonas meleagridis and Heterakis gallinarum to the latest trends in coccidiosis control and the management of bacterial enteritis, we cover it all.
Topics covered in training – Poultry farming training
Our training covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of poultry parasitology to hands-on workshops and practical sessions. Take a closer look at what you can expect:
- Overview and biology of poultry helminths
- Diagnosis and monitoring of helminths in poultry
- Anthelmintics: Overview of molecules used in poultry
- Coccidiosis in poultry: Importance, diagnosis and prevention
- Bacterial enteritis and its association with coccidiosis
- Dermanyssus: Life cycle, surveillance, treatment and resistance
- Diagnosis of helminths, coccidiosis and general gut health
- Practical workshops and hands-on sessions
Do you want to gain practical poultry knowledge? Our training programme offers you a unique opportunity. We’ll guide you through practical workshops on efficient use of medicines, setting up rotation programmes and analysing and evaluating drug efficacy. You’ll also have access to our specialist laboratory and necropsy room, where we’ll help you develop your diagnostic skills for helminths, histomonas, coccidiosis, etc., while accurately assessing gut health.
Case reports and video demonstrations
To enhance your learning, we are pleased to present a variety of case reports on parasite control for breeders, with a particular focus on histomonas. You will also have the privilege of watching a live video demonstration on necropsy and worming!
Evaluation and certificate
At the end of the course you will be assessed on your understanding of the information provided. Upon successful completion of this assessment, you will receive a certificate indicating that you have successfully completed the course and are competent in poultry parasitology.
Join the Vetworks Academy
Open the door to becoming an expert in poultry parasitology through Vetworks Academy. Our training provides a comprehensive understanding of parasitic diseases, giving you all the tools and confidence you need to implement successful control methods on your farm. Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity – register now and start your journey.
Gut Health & Nutrition Training
At Vetworks Academy we are committed to providing the best training and education for those working in the poultry industry. It is with great pleasure, therefore, that we present our Gut Health & Nutrition Training – a three-day programme designed to cover every detail of how nutrition affects gut health.
Our training provides both theoretical and practical knowledge to help you excel in your field. Our team of global experts has created a comprehensive programme that will teach you not only the basics of feed evaluation, but also the latest trends in animal nutrition. Whether you are an experienced poultry professional, veterinarian, breeder, farmer, nutritionist or technical advisor, this course is designed to meet your needs!
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Gut health and nutrition training: An essential tool for poultry professionals
At Vetworks Academy, we recognise the critical role that gut health plays in poultry production. Optimal performance and yield can only be achieved with excellent nutrition, which is why our comprehensive Gut Health & Nutrition Training programme was created to provide valuable insight into proper animal nutrition. We are passionate about helping industry professionals develop a strong understanding of this topic and strive to provide an unparalleled learning opportunity through our unique training course.
Are you a poultry professional, veterinarian, breeder, farmer, nutritionist or technical advisor who wants to improve your understanding of gut health and nutrition? Then our 3-day programme is for you. Not only will this training provide an in-depth overview of the current state of science on these topics, but it will also provide hands-on experience that can be applied directly on your farm.
The poultry intestinal tract: Form, Function & Flora
In this lesson we will explore the anatomy and physiology of the poultry intestinal tract. You will discover how each component functions and works together to maintain a healthy intestinal environment in birds. Our knowledgeable team has pooled their expertise to provide you with the most up-to-date insight into the proper care of your flock’s gastrointestinal health.
Necrotic and bacterial enteritis: Contributing factors
In this section we look at necrotic and bacterial enteritis and the various considerations that can cause it in poultry. You’ll discover how diet, environmental factors and genetics all play a role in the development of the condition. Our team is here to make sure you get practical tips on how to avoid or manage enteritis in your chicken production too!
Coccidiosis: Life cycle and impact
In this session we will take a deep dive into the ins and outs of coccidiosis – from its life cycle to how it can affect poultry production. Our experts have gathered the latest information on prevention tools and treatments, as well as guidance on how to create an effective anticoccidial programme, to equip you with the knowledge you need for success.
Early feeding concepts – Poultry farming training
In this section we explore the critical role of early feeding in poultry production. You’ll gain valuable insight into different strategies to ensure healthy gut health and peak performance in your flock. Plus, our team’s practical advice will help you make prudent decisions when it comes to providing your birds with the right nutrition!
Managing gut health: Growth promoters and alternatives
Manage your poultry’s gut health to maximise performance and success! In this course you’ll get the latest information on growth promoters and viable alternatives. We will explore different strategies to promote beneficial gut conditions while optimising the productivity of your flock. Our experts will provide practical insights and hands-on experience to help you make informed decisions about the proper management of critical gut flora.
Feed evaluation techniques
In this section, our team of experts will provide you with an in-depth understanding of all the methods used to assess feed quality and structure, as well as anti-nutritional factors such as mycotoxins. We’ll also give you practical tips to help you make informed decisions when evaluating and optimising your feed. Gain a comprehensive overview of how best to evaluate feed!
Workshop: Influence of feed on gut integrity
During this stimulating workshop we will look at the influence of feed on gut health in poultry. You’ll come away with a comprehensive understanding of emerging trends in animal nutrition and antibiotic alternatives such as AGP substitutes.
Hands-on visits: Enhancing the experience
The Gut Health & Nutrition course offers the perfect opportunity to enhance your knowledge with field visits. Participants can visit farms and feed mills where they will have the opportunity to see first-hand how their newly acquired theories are implemented in real-life scenarios. You’ll also gain an industry overview of current developments and future trends in animal nutrition by exploring feed evaluation techniques at these sites.
Growth promoters and alternative solutions
Unlock the potential of your poultry flock’s health and welfare with our gut health and nutrition training. We focus on comprehensive gut health management, including the exploration of growth promoters and alternative solutions to antibiotics for gut health. Not only will you gain access to the latest research in this area, but you will also participate in engaging workshops that will provide you with a deeper understanding of this important topic.
Monitoring systems for coccidiosis and bacterial enteritis
Gut health management requires the ability to identify potential problems in their early stages, before they become more severe and costly. With this in mind, we have included a section on coccidiosis and bacterial enteritis monitoring systems that will provide attendees with the information they need to effectively set up their own farm monitoring plans.
Feed evaluation techniques – Poultry farming training
To ensure that your poultry are getting the best possible nutrition, understanding feed evaluation is essential. From learning about feed quality and structure to understanding anti-nutritional factors such as mycotoxins, attendees of this course will be well versed in the latest feed evaluation techniques. You will also gain an insight into industry trends in production processes and the use of alternative ingredients.
Influence of feed on gut integrity
The Gut Health & Nutrition course explores how nutrition affects gut health and looks at the research behind optimising diets to ensure strong gut integrity. Our workshop offers participants the opportunity to benefit from our team’s extensive global experience in this field. Let us explore together what strategies can be implemented to support robust gut health!
Why choose Vetworks Academy?
At Vetworks Academy we recognise the importance of education and training to the success of any poultry business. That’s why we’ve created Gut Health & Nutrition Training – a multi-faceted programme that provides learners with both the theoretical knowledge and practical experience necessary for success. With an outstanding team of experts from around the world, you can be confident that you will receive a quality education that is second to none!
Join us for Gut Health & Nutrition Training
Poultry professionals, veterinarians, farmers, growers and nutritionists are invited to attend a three-day Gut Health & Nutrition Training. This informative programme will provide you with the tools you need to maximise gut health and nutrition in your poultry enterprise. Join us now!
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Training to improve poultry welfare
At Vetworks, we strongly believe in the importance of educating professionals within the poultry industry on how to improve animal welfare. We want everyone involved in keeping chickens to recognise and appreciate the value of maintaining a healthy environment for these animals, and to be equipped with the essential tools to make positive changes where necessary.
Our comprehensive poultry welfare training covers a wide range of topics including poultry anatomy and physiology, hatchery welfare, the different housing systems available today and the main pathogens affecting poultry. In addition, our participants are given interactive workshops and visits to production sites where they can apply their newly acquired knowledge.
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Poultry Welfare Improvement Training: A comprehensive guide
This programme is ideal for farmers, poultry professionals, nutritionists, technical advisors and veterinarians who are committed to maintaining the health of their birds.
We’re determined to ensure that animal welfare is an integral part of the poultry industry, so we’re committed to providing you with the knowledge and practical experience you need to put your new knowledge into practice. Our team is made up of global experts who will ensure that when you leave our workshop you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of both the latest academic advances and the vital practical skills you need to succeed.
What is poultry welfare?
Animal welfare is of paramount importance, particularly in the poultry industry. To ensure that birds are reared in a way that maximises their physical and mental well-being, it is important to provide them with adequate nutrition, an environment free from stressors or harm, and comfortable living conditions.
Structure of the poultry industry
To begin the programme, we’ll give you a comprehensive overview of the poultry industry. We’ll look at different types of poultry production, the anatomy and physiology of birds and their behavioural characteristics. You will also learn about the different housing systems available for rearing birds and understand the main pathogens they may be exposed to.
Welfare in the hatchery
We’ll look at the welfare of hatched birds, including their diet and other related systems. We will also look in detail at chick culling, which is unfortunately a common practice in the egg industry. This process has serious implications for bird welfare that we need to address.
Welfare on the farm: Poultry farming training
As an integral part of this course, we will look in detail at the welfare of birds on the farm. This includes topics such as biosecurity and the roles of farmers, vets and governments. You’ll also learn about euthanasia and how different methods can be used to measure and improve poultry welfare.
Welfare during capture and transport
We’ll also look at the welfare of birds during capture and transport. We need to be particularly vigilant to ensure that these animals are treated kindly and protected from any distressing situations.
Packaging & Certificates
Take the first step towards a better future for birds and join us for this comprehensive poultry welfare training. At the end of the workshop, you’ll receive an official certificate of recognition for your commitment to improving bird welfare. We are confident that you will leave with all the knowledge and skills you need to be successful, and we look forward to supporting you on your journey. Register now to secure your place.
Respiratory Training for Poultry
At Vetworks we are passionate about equipping poultry professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to keep their birds in optimum condition. We are therefore delighted to introduce our new three-day Respiratory Training for Poultry seminar. This intensive course is specifically designed for poultry professionals, veterinarians, breeders, farmers, nutritionists and technical advisors who wish to improve their understanding of avian respiratory health.
Our programme offers a comprehensive educational experience, including lessons on avian respiratory anatomy, immunity and physiology; biosecurity measures; diagnostic tools and sampling techniques; common respiratory diseases such as Mycoplasmosis, IB & Avian Influenza; prevention and treatment strategies. We’ll also provide hands-on training with virtual visits to the lab and farm, where you can learn about post-mortem and sampling techniques and see first-hand signs of respiratory disease in flocks.
Now is your chance to master the art of poultry respiratory training. Take this opportunity and leave your details on this page so we can send you more information.
Mastering Respiratory Disease in Poultry
Poultry farmers have the potential to reap great rewards, but respiratory disease can be a major obstacle standing in their way. To help professionals overcome this problem with confidence and success, Vetworks is proud to present an intensive three-day training programme on the prevention and treatment of poultry respiratory diseases. We cover both theory and practice so that delegates gain a complete understanding of these diseases and how to prevent them.
This training programme is aimed at poultry professionals, veterinarians, breeders, farmers, nutritionists and technical advisors alike. The course is taught in English and covers topics ranging from basic avian respiratory anatomy and immunity to advanced treatments and monitoring programmes.
Welcome and introduction to respiratory issues in poultry
On the first day of the course, we’ll welcome you and introduce you to respiratory issues in poultry. You will be given an overview of the key risks and benefits associated with avian respiratory disease, which will provide a roadmap for the rest of your course experience.
Review of avian respiratory anatomy, immunity and physiology
During the second session, students will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the poultry respiratory system. You’ll study anatomy, immunity and physiology to gain an understanding of the various diseases that can affect birds and how these diseases can affect their health and productivity. This vital information is necessary to maintain healthy flocks.
Management factors affecting respiratory health
In session three, we’ll look at the many management elements that influence the respiratory health of birds. We’ll discuss biosecurity protocols, ventilation strategies and how diet can affect poultry’s ability to breathe. Join us as we explore these topics!
Diagnostic tools and sampling techniques
Participants will also learn about the diagnostic tools and sampling techniques used to detect and diagnose respiratory diseases in chickens. This module will provide a comprehensive look at modern advances in diagnostic technologies, while also providing practical experience through laboratory procedures and sample collection.
Prevention and treatment of respiratory diseases
During the final days of this course, students will understand and be trained in the prevention and treatment of respiratory diseases specific to poultry. They’ll learn about all available vaccines and treatments, as well as updated guidelines for vaccination schedules and monitoring methods. The programme concludes with a workshop that includes the evaluation of practical reports, followed by a certification test and a final assembly.
Are you an experienced poultry professional or just starting out in the industry? Either way, this is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and gain skills in managing respiratory disease in poultry. Don’t hesitate to leave your contact details on our page if this seems like something that would benefit you; it’s time to become an expert in taming respiratory disease in birds.
Breeder Management & Disease Training
Here at the Vetworks Academy, we are pleased to offer the most up-to-date and comprehensive training on Breeder Management & Diseases. We recognise that modern breeder management is becoming increasingly demanding and our aim is to equip poultry specialists, veterinarians, breeders, farmers, nutritionists and technical advisors with the data and practical experience they need to take their flocks to exceptional heights.
Our comprehensive programme outlines the entire poultry breeding process from start to finish. Our team of experts share their global experience and knowledge, accredited by NGROD and WVEPAH. With our training you will gain a better understanding of breeder anatomy and physiology, behaviour patterns, growth and development strategies, feeding tactics and male and female fertility and egg quality – all in one course! Whether you are looking for ways to improve your current operation or are seeking new information in this area, this programme is perfect for you.
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Breeder Management & Disease Training: A comprehensive guide for poultry professionals
Vetworks Academy is pleased to announce our latest addition to the training programme: Breeder Management & Diseases. This course equips learners – including poultry professionals, veterinarians, breeders, farmers, nutritionists and more – with all the skills needed to manage breeder populations correctly and efficiently.
The evolution of poultry breeding: a success story in global egg and meat production
The poultry industry has achieved remarkable success in recent decades, with global egg and meat production reaching unprecedented levels. This success is largely due to advances in breeder management, disease control and other best practices that all stakeholders need to be aware of. As a result, it’s more important than ever for those in the industry to keep up to date with the latest methods.
Breeder anatomy, physiology, behaviour: reading your flock’s signals
Understanding breeder anatomy, physiology and behaviour is essential to maximising the potential of your flocks. In this module you will learn how to understand the signals your flock is sending out so that you can make informed decisions about your breeding programme with confidence.
Getting your feather right from the start – Poultry farming training
Investing in a successful breeding programme from the outset is essential to achieve maximum results. In this module we will explore how feathering plays a vital role in breeding and how to ensure that your flock experiences optimum growth and high performance levels.
Feeding strategies for high performance flocks
Proper feeding is essential to ensure the health and performance of your breeder flocks. In this module you will discover the latest nutritional updates and useful tips for the modern breeder – such as how to create a reliable feeding system that allows your birds to reach their optimum potential.
Managing transitions: the importance of the learning process
Breeders may find transitions difficult, but with the right attitude and practice, these moments of change can be opportunities for progress. This module looks at the importance of learning throughout this process and offers strategies for successfully navigating transitions to achieve desired outcomes.
Managing breeder health – Poultry farming training
The health of your breeders is essential to a successful breeding programme and this module will provide you with the knowledge and resources to maintain their wellbeing. You’ll learn about common diseases in these flocks and how they affect their offspring, as well as methods of controlling or preventing parasites such as coccidiosis, histomonas and worms.
You will also have the privilege of attending workshops that allow you to apply and practice your knowledge in real-life situations. Our expert trainers are dedicated to providing a first class training experience as they have extensive international experience in breeder management and disease. At the end of the course, you’ll receive an official certificate recognising your mastery of the subject.
Enhance your knowledge and keep up to date with the latest trends in breeder management. Register now for the Vetworks Academy Breeder Management & Disease Training! Missing out on this incredible opportunity could mean falling behind in an industry that’s constantly changing, so take advantage now and secure your place.
Gut Health & Food Safety Training
At Vetworks Academy we recognise the vital role that gut health and food safety play in the poultry industry. Not only does excellent gut health have a huge impact on the well-being of the bird, but its importance goes beyond that – it also affects animal welfare, production performance, the environment and, most importantly, consumer confidence in poultry products.
Our comprehensive Gut Health & Food Safety training programme is designed to equip poultry professionals, veterinarians, growers, farmers, nutritionists and technical advisors with the skills and knowledge to effectively manage gut health. Our expert team of global specialists will provide an in-depth overview of all areas of gut health, from early life feeding through to the management of bacterial enteritis. Alongside this theoretical framework, we offer a more practical perspective on the link between gut health and food safety, so you can better understand how it affects your industry.
Interested? Fill in the form on this page to join this NGROD and WVEPAH accredited training programme to deepen your understanding of gut health and food safety in the poultry industry.
Unlock the secrets of gut health & food safety in poultry production
At Vetworks Academy, we are pleased to introduce our comprehensive Gut Health & Food Safety training programme. Designed with poultry companies, veterinarians, growers and farmers in mind, this programme provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of the art and gives you the experience to apply your new-found knowledge on your farm.
Introduction to Gut Health & Food Safety
Gut health and food safety are essential components of poultry production that have a profound impact on bird welfare, operational efficiency, food safety and environmental friendliness. Our training programme is designed to provide you with the necessary resources to address these critical issues head on. We cover all the major barriers to gut health management and food safety so that you can ensure optimal results for your birds.
Programme Outline – Poultry farming training
Our programme consists of two key parts: gut health and food safety. In the gut health segment we will explore these different topics in depth:
- Welcome & Introduction: Form, Function and Flora
- Necrotic and bacterial enteritis: contributing factors
- Coccidiosis: life cycle and impact of coccidiosis in different types of production and diagnostics
- Coccidiosis prevention tools, therapy and how to set up a sound anticoccidial programme
- Coccidiosis in breeding and long-lived birds
- Efficacy testing and safety of anticoccidials
- Viral enteritis
- Early feeding approaches
- Gut health management: growth promoters and alternatives
- Monitoring systems for coccidiosis and bacterial enteritis
- Interactive workshop: Gut health management and coccidiosis
- Review of scoring systems for coccidiosis and bacterial enteritis/foot pad lesions
- Practical session broilers: necropsy/lesion scoring for coccidiosis and gut health/foot pad scoring
- Validation of COX and BE scoring
The food safety section will cover the following topics
- Introduction to food safety: Interaction between food safety and gut health
- Salmonella in poultry
- Campylobacter: an important human and poultry pathogen
- How to combat AMR and reduce AMU: practical solutions
- Feed quality: feed structure and anti-nutritional factors
- Biosecurity basics
- Practical session: biosecurity do’s and don’ts; biosecurity plan
- Practical digital visits
- Residues and contaminants
- How to trace salmonella through the food chain
- Salmonella prevention and control
- Diagnosis of Salmonella, Campylobacter and AB resistance
- Food safety myths
- Workshop: Communication in food safety
- Workshop: Real case Salmonella Infantis in a breeder/broiler integration and crisis management
- Food safety audit and conclusions and certificates
Our Gut Health & Food Safety training programme is accredited by NGROD and WVEPAH and is delivered in English.
Global expertise & hands-on experience
Here at Vetworks Academy, we offer our students an unparalleled educational experience with the help of a team of world-renowned poultry experts. Our programme is designed to provide you with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical experience to maximise your success in your future endeavours. We believe this unique combination will give you the skills you need to succeed in the highly competitive poultry industry.
The importance of gut health
When it comes to bird and animal health, gut health is of paramount importance. Its effects extend far beyond the bird or animal itself and can have a dramatic impact on production efficiency, food safety, environmental impact and more. In this training session, we will explore the complexities of proper gut health management; from early nutritional plans to managing bacterial enteritis and its subsequent effects.
During this session we’ll dive into the depths of coccidiosis control, looking at its life cycle and impact, as well as discussing preventative measures and treatments. The efficacy testing and safety of anticoccidials will also be covered in detail. We will also look at viral enteritis, growth promoters, alternative solutions to consider when managing cases of coccidiosis or bacterial enteritis on your farm, and monitoring systems available to help you keep track of progress.
Food safety in poultry
Food safety is of paramount importance in the poultry industry and this course will explore the relationship between food safety and gut health. We’ll look at some of the challenges that can arise with food safety in the poultry sector, such as zoonotic diseases like salmonella and campylobacter, while also examining antimicrobial resistance across the production line.
Join us for an insightful overview of the basics of biosecurity as we delve into the practice and control of Salmonella, as well as diagnostic testing for Salmonella, Campylobacter and antimicrobial resistance. We will also debunk common food safety myths and run interactive workshops on communication and crisis management.
The benefits of Gut Health & Food Safety Training
Our Gut Health & Food Safety Training is unique in providing an in-depth look at the latest academic research and first-hand experience of realistic scenarios. With our programme, you’ll gain both theoretical knowledge and practical skills to prepare you for any situation.
Our team of experts from around the world bring a wide range of knowledge and experience to the table, so you can be sure that the training is not only up to date, but at the cutting edge. In addition, this course is officially endorsed by NGROD and WVEPAH and is taught in English.
Register for our Gut Health & Food Safety Training
Here at Vetworks Academy we are dedicated to providing the best education and training for those in the poultry industry. Our Gut Health & Food Safety Training is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of current scientific research and practical experience to improve gut health and food safety on their farms.
Register for our poultry farming training courses
At Vetworks Academy, we know how critical it is for poultry farmers to stay up-to-date with modern techniques and best practices as the industry evolves. That’s why we remain committed to providing the highest quality training available in this field. For years, our team has devoted themselves to helping farmers enhance their skillsets and deepen their understanding of all aspects related to poultry farming. We understand that staying informed on the current trends in this business is essential for those looking to succeed within this sector.
We are delighted to present our Poultry Farming Training program, which covers a comprehensive selection of topics such as respiratory training, breeder management, responsible use of antimicrobials, parasitology, welfare and gut health & food safety. Our team of experienced trainers and veterinarians will provide you with the necessary guidance and practical knowledge to refine your farming practices while attaining maximum results.
Ready to reach the next stage of poultry farming? Submit your contact information on this page and let us help you get there. Immersing yourself in the Vetworks Academy will offer you unique access to our network of flourishing poultry professionals.