Animal Welfare Training in Bruges, Belgium

Dates: 14-15 May 2019

Scope of the seminarFocus on the youngest trends in animal welfare including  general poultry welfare, welfare in the hatchery, welfare for breeders, layers and broilers, welfare during catching, transportation and at the slaughterhouse. The training includes interactive workshops and field visits to production sites.

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

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 

Morning session:

  • Introduction: What Is Animal Welfare?
  • What Is Industrial Poultry Production : Normal Production Cycles Breeders Layers Broilers – Production Pyramid
  • Physiology & Anatomy Of Poultry, Normal Behaviour
  • Different Housing Systems
  • Most Important Pathogens In Poultry

Afternoon Session:

  • Bio-Security
  • Welfare Requirements: Legislation And Quality Labels
  • Welfare At The Farm
  • Welfare At The Hatchery
  • Welfare During Catching And Transport

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Morning Session:

  • Welfare At The Slaugtherhouse
  • How To Measure Animal Welfare
  • On Site Visits: Broiler Farm &  Layer Farm

Afternoon Session:

  • On Site Visits: Hatchery
  • On Site Visits: Slaughterhouse
  • Evaluation


Seminar Only: € 1000

Dinner & Hotel Per Day: € 160* at Novotel Brugge Centrum

Pricing is VAT excluded
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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:

Tiago, Prucha, DVM
+351 917443901



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