Parasitology Training in Bruges, Belgium

Dates: 19-21 February 2019

Scope of the seminarFocus on important trends in Parasitology including helminths, importance of histomonas meleagridis and its link to heterakis gallinarum. As well as the latest on coccidiosis control trends, dealing with bacterial enteritis.

Language: English | Location: Novotel Brugge Centrum, Belgium.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 

Morning session:

  • Welcome & introduction on poultry parasitology
  • Overview and biology of poultry helminths
  • Histomonas and heterakis
  • Diagnosis and monitoring of helminths in poultry
  • Anthelmintics: overview of molecules used in poultry
  • How to design deworming programs in practice

Afternoon Session:

  • Farm Visit

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Morning Session:

  • Importance of coccidiosis in poultry
  • Prevention of coccidiosis, rotation programs and clean up programs
  • Diagnosis of coccidiosis and evaluating drug efficacy
  • Therapy for coccidiosis

Afternoon Session:

  • Bacterial enteritis and link with coccidiosis
  • Safe use of anticoccidials
  • Workshop: rotation programmes

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Morning Session:

  • Dermanyssus: life cycle, monitoring, treatment, resistance
  • Diagnosing helminths, coccidiosis and general gut health: introduction to practical session

Afternoon Session:

  • Visit specialised poultry lab and necropsy room
  • Practical session on diagnosis of helminths and histomonas
  • Practical session on diagnosis of coccidiosis and evaluating gut health


Seminar Only: € 1400

Dinner & Hotel Per Day: € 150* at Novotel Brugge Centrum

Pricing is VAT excluded
Payment details

Attendees are welcome to book their accommodation through us with our group-rate up to 14 days before the event.

*Hotel rates are subject to change due to high demand during high season.

For more information, contact:

Hannes Meyns, DVM
+32 (0) 487 10 40 53


This course will be accredited EBP-points by the Flemish Veterinary Board.

Vetworks is a recognized course provider for the KMO-Portefeuille – Registration number DV.O 227496