YWU-50501 Practical week Pigs and Poultry

Code last year: (YEI-50501)


Credits 1.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Field practical28
Course coordinator(s)T van Soest-Bosman
Examiner(s)dr. ir. JW Hofstee
dr. ir. RP Kwakkel

Language of instruction:

Dutch and English


During one week (usually linked up to Period 6) students will attend one or two modules in an Expertise Centre in which they deepen their knowledge and skills in some selected aspects of pig and poultry farming practice. Final programme will be determined in consultation with the participants. A minimum number of six participants is required for a week course. The students are expected to invest also some own time in this course.

Learning outcomes:

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to interpret and apply theory and skills related to the selected aspects of pig and poultry farming practice.


Tutorials and practicals.


Active participation during the full week is required and test of Expertise Centre (if any) has to be passed.