GD organizes an advanced level training on poultry production, focusing on major diseases and how to approach them.
2021, exact date TBA.
- Approaching important diseases on an integrated level
The importance of a structural treatment/eradication and monitoring system for important poultry diseases.
Basics of the avian immune system and its implications for health and diseases.
- Basics of laboratory tests
Most common laboratory tests are explained and advantages and disadvantages are mentioned.
- Interpretation of laboratory results
How do the characteristics of tests effect the interpretation of results?
- Basics of monitoring systems
How to set up a viable monitoring system for different poultry diseases.
- Important viral diseases
Major viral diseases such as Avian Influenza, Newcastle Disease, Infectious Bronchitis and Infectious Bursal Diseases are discussed in-depth. The session concludes with a case study in which participants are encouraged to clinical reasoning to come to a diagnosis and approach.
- Important bacterial diseases
Focusing on major bacterial diseases such as Mycoplasma and Typhoid Salmonella.
- Important parasitic diseases
With a focus on Coccidiosis, how to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and economic losses.
- Important non-infectous diseases
Diseases caused by non-infectious causes are discussed, for example related to feed and climate.
Interactive session focused on a disease problem, consisting of analysis, interpretation and diagnosis and designing an action plan.
- Laboratory tour
A tour of the laboratory facility in Deventer.
- A practical and theoretical session on feed and climate on poultry farms.
For professionals who completed the Introduction into Poultry Health, Climate and Feed or have 5 to 10 years work experience in poultry production.
€2.995, including hotel stay, breakfast, lunch, coffee/tea, transfers between GD and the hotel (excluding VAT).
If you refer a colleague, friend, etc., you receive a 25% discount. Note: this person also needs to fill in the application form.
GD, Arnsbergstraat 7, 7400 AA Deventer, the Netherlands