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Layers Poultry Farming

In this course, you will learn how to properly set up and manage a profitable layers farm, from brooders and housing, through raising healthy chickens, to harvest and marketing.

This course covers:

Essential knowledge you MUST know before starting or growing your layers operation.
The proper procedures and tasks you NEED to do for maximum survival rates.
Steps for keeping a healthy and productive flock.
Cost savings techniques and business skills to help you find a market and grow your farm!
Different types of Feed & Feed Formulation.
How to implement Biosecurity in your farm.

Layers BootCamp Training:

Layers Fundamentals:

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Section 1 - Introduction & Breeds

  • Introduction
  • Layer Breeds
  • Section 2 - Brooders and Housing

  • Brooder Construction
  • Brooder Management
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Housing Requirements (part 1)
  • Housing Requirements (part 2)
  • Section 3 - Pullets and POL Chickens

  • Rearing Pullets (part 1)
  • Rearing Pullets (part 2)
  • Nutritional and Water Requirements
  • Management of POL Chicken
  • Practice Test
  • Section 4 - Egg Production

  • Egg Production Curve (part 1)
  • Egg Production Curve (part 2)
  • Egg Collection, Packaging, Storage and Marketing
  • Section 5 - Poultry Health

  • Common Layer Diseases and Conditions
  • Common Layer Parasites
  • Vaccination Program
  • Section 6 - The Business of Layers

  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Record Keeping
  • Section 7 - The Final Exams

  • Test Your Understanding
  • Help Us Improve
  • Section 8 - Course Notes

  • Poultry Production Guide for a 500 Layer Operation
  • Bovans Brown Management Guide
  • Hyline Brown Management Guide
  • Lohmann Brown Management Guide
  • Shavers Brown Management Guide
  • Dr. Oliver Shey Njila

    Dr Oliver Shey Njila hails from the western highlands of the Cameroons. He received his BSc in Animal Science from the University of Dschang, Cameroon and MSc in Tropical Animal Health and Production from the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. He served for six years as a livestock development officer for Heifer International Cameroon and later as Livestock Specialist with the United Nations Development Program in the Cameroons. He is dedicated to volunteering and serving the needy as Christ leads.

    Dr Shey earned his doctorate from the University of Georgia in infectious diseases where he studied the role of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cation transporting protein B (CtpB) in metal transport. His research prospects are to apply his knowledge of molecular biology and bacteriology to combat infectious diseases through the dissection of pathogenic mechanisms and development of effective vaccines, therapies, or diagnostics.

    Dr Shey enjoys college teaching and mentoring and counts it a blessing from God to join the Emmanuel College Community. He is excited with the opportunity to integrate his Christian beliefs in the teaching of Biology and Molecular Genetics at Emmanuel College.

    Farm accommodation options offered during registration with massive discounts.

    We have mini-cité available at an additional cost. You will get the opportunity to live in our farms at an extremely lower cost during your training.

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