About this Course
Poultry farming is the raising of domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for the purpose of producing meat or eggs for food. Poultry are farmed in great numbers with chickens being the most numerous. More than 50 billion chickens are raised annually as a source of food, for both their meat and their eggs. Chickens raised for eggs are usually called layers while chickens raised for meat are often called broilers.
Poultry are raised purposely for their meat and eggs, and thus, are classified as egg type and meat type depending on the purpose. Some are bred for dual purpose. They are an important source of edible animal protein. Poultry meat accounts for 30% of global meat consumption. The worldwide average per capita consumption of poultry meat has nearly quadrupled since the 1960s. Poultry are raised purposely for their meat and eggs, and thus, are classified as egg type and meat type depending on the purpose.
What you'll learn:
- Importance of poultry production.
- Housing system of poultry.
- Management system of poultry.
- Brooding and rearing of chicks.
- Factors to consider in setting up a poultry enterprise.
- Feeding of poultry.
- Production system.
- Poultry diseases.
- Some disease conditions, signs, causes and treatment measures
At the end of this course, you will be required to complete an exam. Your performance in the onine exam will determine if a certificate will be awarded to you or not.
|Course Start Date||Started|
|Course Duration||2 Months|
|Dedication||3-4 Hours per week|
|Number of Modules||10|
|School offering course||UNN Enterprise Skill Acquisition School|
|Video/Audio Media||Audio & Video|
|₦||Course Fee||Not Available (Program course)|
Certificate of Proficiency
A Certificate of Proficiency is awarded to you at successful completion of courses designed to prepare you for a new career or enhance your skill set. This empowers you to be more productive and marketable in today's global market.
Course Prerequisites / Requirements
This course has no strict requirements. Anyone is qualified to take this course so long as the student is familiar with taking online courses on the platform. Once registered in this course, you will be required to complete activities such as assignments or quiz in order to proceed. The course has been structured in a way to promote ease of understanding. You must be dedicated in this course; you should spend at least an average of 2 hours per day on this course.