Although Anseriformes are a specialty, other birds such as cranes, parrots, and pheasants also reside at the Center and may be included in the curriculum when requested in advance by the applicant or institution.


Participants are given intensive, hands-on training in captive breeding and management of Anseriformes, including:


Avicultural Management

Aviary Design & Requirements

Nesting Habitat

Egg Handling

Incubation Techniques


Rearing Techniques

Veterinary Care & Bio-Security

Nutritional Requirements

Bird Identification / Behavior / Conservation