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Hatchery Management

Hatchery Management

The course is for those already working in a hatchery or those thinking of starting their own small-scale hatchery. Technical support staff from the allied industries will also benefit from this training.

Practical sessions in the breeder house include working with the breeder flocks, and handling and management of fertile eggs. Candidates also get involved with the hatchery cycle of egg setting, transfer and chick take-off and processing. Hatchery diagnostic procedures are also covered.

The course includes inter alia the following topics :

  • Introduction to the poultry industry
  • The biology of fertile egg production
  • Biology of the hatching egg
  • Nest management and egg handling
  • The setter environment
  • The hatcher environment and the hatching process
  • Processing day-old chicks
  • Hatchery trouble shooting
  • Record keeping
  • Hatchery biosecurity

Cost of this 5 day course: R7355
Bookings: training@kznpi.co.za