The course will introduce you to poultry farming, highlighting the attributes of poultry species and why it is a profitable venture. It traces the origin of poultry species and looks at them as a biological entity. The systems of poultry management are discussed with emphasis on housing and appliances available to the poultry farmer. Factors necessary for successful incubation, brooding, rearing and management of adult birds are discussed. The principles of poultry nutrition, record keeping and marketing are also covered. The course aims to develop entrepreneurial skills in poultry farming.

Class XII