On January 27 and 28, 2017 the First International Poultry Course was held in Lima. The event was organized by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics of Scientific University of the South (UCSUR) (Lima) and Biovet S.A., with the collaboration of Veterinaria Digital and the Department of Agriculture, Ramaderia i Pesca of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
The course was divided in two days and two sessions. On Friday 27th and Saturday 28th students, professionals and businessmen from the poultry industry met to analyze the influences of genetics, nutrition, management and pathologies on modern poultry production, with topics handled by internationally specialists.
Between the discussed topics were: influence of the genetics in the productive parameters; Relationship between nutrition and genetics in poultry production; Prevention of pathologies derived from nutrition, genetics, management and facilities.
The lectures were given by technical staff of Biovet and the Generalitat of Agriculture, Ramaderia i Pesca of the Generalitat de Catalunya as well as students of the Veterinary Medicine.