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:
Advanced Layers Farming:
Section 1 - Introduction & Breeds
Section 2 - Brooders and Housing
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
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
Section 6 - The Business of Layers
Cost Benefit Analysis
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