The Poultry Health course covers the nature, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases of poultry. It is designed for veterinary surgeons, technical staff and managers from the poultry industry. The course is also suitable for non-specialist graduates who wish to gain a thorough knowledge of the poultry sector while working towards the postgraduate awards in Agrifood. The course will reflect developments in poultry health and the changing areas of veterinary and technical expertise within it.
This course is a continuation of the Pirbright Institute’s renowned Poultry Health Course which ran for many years at Compton, and is now run jointly by University of Nottingham and Pirbright via the AFTP.
Full details are available on the dedicated Poultry Health Course microsite - www.poultryhealthcourse.com.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
The final programme for the 2019 residential course is yet to be decided but will typically include the following topics:
The first week of the Poultry Health course is run and hosted by the Pirbright Institute near Woking.
We recommend delegates book their own accommodation at one of the following hotels:
We will provide daily taxi transportation between these hotels and the Pirbright Institute.
The second week of the course will be run by the Veterinary School at the University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington.
A preferential rate for accommodation for this course has been reserved at the Yew Lodge Hotel in Kegworth (a neighbouring village to Sutton Bonington). To book accommodation call (+44 ) (0) 1509 672518 or email: email@example.com and state in your message that you're attending a University of Nottingham course. Daily transport from the hotel to campus can be provided upon request.
If you would like advice on travel options between the two locations, please let us know.
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP