Discover key hygiene regulations, feed processing and feed formulation methods
Producing animal feed safely will ensure your animal production system remains healthy. Well-fed animals not only live longer but are healthier and more productive in quality and quantity, which means larger farming profits.
On this course, you’ll discover the control and testing methods used to maximise the safety of animal feed. You’ll explore the safety of different types of animal foodstuffs, including forages, oilseeds and by-products.
You’ll also learn hygiene regulations around the microbiological and chemical aspects of animal feed, as well as feed processing and formulation methods.
When would you like to start?
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Demonstrate the multidiscipline nature of animal feed production
- Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of animal feed safety issues
- Identify solutions to animal feed safety issues
- Reflect on animal feed safety control systems
- Identify the regulatory requirements related to the production animal feed
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for animal feed mill managers for continuous professional development and training existing and new operators, as well as other personnel (such as administrative and sales staff), food scientists, process engineers, regulators on feed safety practices.
This is a premium course. These courses are designed for professionals from specific industries looking to learn with a smaller group of like-minded individuals.