Course Challenges in today’s Poultry Nutrition

Would you like to broaden and deepen your knowledge on several aspects in poultry nutrition? In this course the basic aspects of feed formulation, nutritional strategies for several poultry species, gut physiology, and effects of climatic conditions on nutrient requirements are discussed in a 3-days programme.

Organised by Wageningen Academy

Wed 24 November 2021 until Fri 26 November 2021

Duration 3 days
Location Wageningen

Registration deadline: 22 October 2021
Register directly or download the flyer.

Why follow this course?

After the course, the participants understand:

  • The scientific basis of the interaction between nutrition and the bird’s metabolic status
  • The effects of individual feed ingredients in feed formulation
  • The influence of nutrition on immunology, the microbiome, stress and the occurrence of metabolic diseases
  • The importance of nutrition and (hot) climatic conditions world-wide

This course is accredited for 17 PE-Veterinair points.

For whom is this course?

The course is aimed at professionals working as a nutritionist, advisor, veterinarian, manager, teacher or researcher. But also other professionals involved in poultry production or from the (supplying) industry or government are welcome in this course.

Programme and topics

The course includes a variety of presentations spread over three consecutive days. The topics are introduced by different experts and there will be ample opportunity for discussion. In this course we offer you an ‘inspiration dinner’ as well as a session ‘meet the young scientists’ (PhD students with the latest developments in research). An excursion to the Wageningen Campus is included in the programme. The following themes will be covered in the course:

  • Feed optimalisation and management;
  • Feeding strategies in layers and parent stock;
  • Novel solutions;
  • Feed and (gut) health broilers;
  • Practical approach;
  • Nutrition climate interaction;
  • Feeding strategy as a function of climate.

Course leaders

The course leaders are Prof. J (Johan) Buyse, KU Leuven and Dr. R. P. (René) Kwakkel, Wageningen University & Research, Department of Animal Sciences.

More information and registration

You can register for the Course Challenges in today's Poultry Nutrition or download the flyer. Questions? Contact the programme manager Geurt Heimensen.