Incubation Management

Management of eggs from the farm to the final quality chick

About this course

Incubation is the productive base of all poultry integration and all egg producers. A quality chick is key to maximize poultry meat and egg production.

Knowing about the management of eggs from the reproductive farm until the final quality chick is obtained is fundamental for all professional and workers involved in poultry production. This course gives an overview of all best practices of each step of the incubation process.

This course is divided in the following modules:

1- Introduction
2- Management of nests and egg collection
3- Selection of hatchable eggs
4- Disinfection, storage and transportation of hatchable eggs
5- Incubation Facility Design
6- Egg Management in the Incubation Facility
7- Identification of the problems occurring during the incubation process
8- Biosecurity, cleaning and plague management

You will also access additional modules and materials (non-compulsory):

-Reproductive System of chickens
-Egg Structure
-Egg Formation
-Embryogenesis: embryo development of chicks
-Hatchers & Setters Directory

Structure

8 Modules

Length

600 mins.

Level

Intermediate

Meet the instructors

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Carlos Mario Plano

Field Expert

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Nora Ferro

Educational design

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Federico Etcheverry

Educational design

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Methodology

    Self-enrolment, self-paced and on demand

    Multiple supports: desktop or mobile platforms

    Available online and offline

    Multimedia content

    Support by the Field Expert

    Technical support

    Optional Final Exam for Certification

Price

USD180.-