There is a huge resource on how to grow chicken and other livestock management online but there are also organisations, both private and government, that offers seminars. Attending a poultry and livestock seminar is far better than watching YouTube videos or reading articles daily.
Due to the continued problem on Coronavirus, many of the scheduled monthly and annual seminars have been suspended and others were switched to a webinar. If you are looking to attend an actual seminar (in person or online), check the following list.
Seminars and Courses
1.) Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR)
The Bureau of Agricultural Research is a government agency under the Department of Agriculture (DA) responsible for providing the latest information on technology to improve agriculture and livestock production. BAR conducts regular seminars on different topics around the country but due to pandemic, seminars will be conducted online. You may get updates and schedule from the BAR official Facebook page here.
2.) Negoskwela Technology and Livelihood Training Center
CMLI Bldg. North Ave. Cor Agham Rd Diliman Quezon City
Negoskwela is a TESDA-accredited training center thas has been training entrepreneurs since 1999. Negoskwela has a regular training schedule but is disrupted due to Covid19. You can check their schedule and training courses and fees here.
3.) Dominant CZ
Dr Erwin Joseph Cruz
09178983643 / [email protected]
Doc Erwin is the authorised distributor of Dominant CZ in the Philippines and conducts seminars all-year-round across the country before the pandemic. You may contact the given details about the schedule and the current status.
4.) Animal Production NC II
Animal production NCII is a TESDA course that will train you on how to raise poultry, small and large ruminants and swine, and other livestock. The course requires 860 hours to complete. Graduates can be a poultry raiser, livestock farmer, or entrepreneur. To check the lists of accredited schools that offer this course, click here
5.) Your local office of the Bureau of Animal Industry
The Bureau of Animal Industry always provides seminars not only in poultry but also in swine and cattle. Contact or visit your local BAI office and inquire about the schedule. There is no fee to attend any seminar provided by the government and often attendees are brought to farms to see actual production.
6.) Livestock Philippines 2021, Feeds Expo Philippines 202,1 and aquaculture Philippines 2021
May 26-28, 2021 (Original schedule this year postponed due to Covid19)
Livestock Philippines is the International Trade Fair for Innovative Equipment and Technology for Livestock Production has developed an outstanding reputation since 2011 as the Philippines’ premier event for the livestock, feed milling and meat industries and continues to grow bigger and better with each show.
Supported by the Department of Agriculture, Livestock Philippines is the event that will bring together thousands of decision-makers including integrators, farmers, feed millers, pre-mixers, meat processors, slaughterhouses, veterinarians, distributors, retailers and other industry.
To contact Livestock Philippines, connect with any of the following:
Darylle Ann Solomon
+63 955 782 3952
+63 995 880 3549
There are many other private organisations that are offering a day or two courses. These type of seminars could be sometimes spotted on Social Media.
Full Course Manuals
If you are not available to attend seminars or has no resources to do so, you may also try these manuals.
1.) Tips on Poultry Raising Introduction – Click HERE to Download Free
This manual is provided by the Department of Agriculture (DA) and partly taken from “The Philippine Recommends” poultry series
2.) The Philippine Recommends
Philippine Council for Agriculture and Resources Research and Development, Los Banos, Laguna (PCAARRD)
The Philippines Recommends Series of manuals consists of semitechnical packages of practical technology recommendations on important commodities. The publication is designed for extension workers and enterprising farmers who have the financial resources to apply the recommended technology. Manuals include raising of all types of livestock and crops. For broiler production, you can download the PDF version here.
To inquire on other manuals, you may contact the following:
Philippine Council for Agriculture and Resources Research and Development
Department Of Science and Technology (DOST)
Paseo de Valmayor, Timugan
Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines 4030
Los Baños (63)(049) 536-0014 to 536-0015/536-0017 to
536-0019, 536-5907, 536-2330, 536-2305,
536-2383, 536-1956, 536-6980
Los Baños (63)(046) 536-0016/536-7922
DOST, Bicutan, Taguig City (63)(02) 837-165
If you are a private sector who conducts a seminar, contact us if you want your schedule to be included here.