Poultry Farming – Broiler Chicken Production

Poultry Farming: Broiler Chicken Production


About the course


In this course you will learn how to properly set up and manage a profitable broilers farm, from building a poultry structure, through raising chicks and chickens, to harvest.


Target Participants

  • This course is for anyone with an interest in making money by raising broilers
  • If you are thinking about keeping poultry it will help you get started on the right path while avoiding common mistakes
  • If you already have a flock it will teach you techniques to maximize your profits through improved production and lower costs

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:


  • Understand broiler housing requirements and learn how to build a proper poultry structure
  • Learn about brooding equipment and how to manage your brooder to keep your chicks healthy and growing
  • Learn about the equipment you need to maintain a healthy, happy broiler flock
  • Understand broiler feed requirements
  • Understand how to properly manage your flock’s feed, water and litter
  • Learn about the common poultry pests and diseases in Africa, and how to control them
  • Learn how to catch and process broilers
  • Understand the economics of broiler production and the need for proper record keeping


Course duration

Online 14 Days
Classroom-based   7 Days


Course Outline


  • Structures – House Orientation
  • Structures – Skirt & Window Grill
  • Structures – Roofing & Footbath
  • Structures – Window Covering & Spacing

Chicks & Brooders

  • Let’s Make a Brooder
  • Brooding Equipment
  • Chick Placement
  • Brooder Management
  • Poultry Equipment

Poultry Management

  • Feed & Feed Management (Part 1)
  • Feed & Feed Management (Part 2)
  • Water Management
  • Litter Management

Poultry Health

  • Common Diseases & Disorders (Part 1)
  • Common Diseases & Disorders (Part 2)
  • Vaccination of Broilers

The Business of Broilers

  • Catching & Processing
  • Economics of Broiler Production
  • Record-Keeping & Final Advice


Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as a tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more info@bed-rock.org


The training fee covers training fees, learning materials, and training venue.

Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to info@bed-rock.org

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Working hours

Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Poultry Farming – Broiler Chicken Production