Lohmann's 2008 hatchery course in Germany
Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH organised a Hatchery Course for the 4th time in
Cuxhaven. Almost 50 participants from 25 countries accepted the invitation to
come to Germany.
The Lohmann Hatchery Course is a 1-week seminar focusing on subjects
surrounding hatchery methods for layers. The organiser, Dr Hans-Heinrich Thiele,
tailored the course to fit participants who work mainly in the practical areas
of the hatchery business.
After talks on essential subjects in the hatchery business, such as hygiene
and disinfection, diseases transmitted by eggs and vaccine solutions, the latest
technical developments were presented by representatives of the industry.
The seminar concluded with field reports of Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH's
experts as well as observations of the different stages of embryo growth in
various incubation periods.
Before leaving for home to their respective countries, the participants
were given the opportunity to visit the hatchery in Gudendorf-Ankum where Mr
Brämswig together with Mr Schwarze, provided an interesting insight into their
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