in Broiler & Breeder Nutrition 
Presented & Hosted by
Steve Leeson and Rick Kleyn

September 18–20, 2017

the Country Club, Woodmead
Johannesburg, South Africa

A three day event covering a range of current topics on broiler and broiler breeder nutrition. Emphasis is related to practical feeding systems, economics of production and various marketing scenarios applicable for both commercial feed production and integrated poultry companies.

Course is limited to 50 delegates.

Registration fee is $1050 USD with payment due before August 1 and $1250 USD for any later registration. Registration details available at

A conference hotel will be designated in Sandton, Johannesburgh with easy rail access from the OR Tambo International Airport. Complimentary daily transport from this hotel to the conference venue will be available.

Delegates will be provided with electronic copies of four models produced by Rick Kleyn and Steve Leeson that cover ingredient quality control, and prediction and monitoring of feed and nutrient intake for broilers, layers and broiler breeders.

Delegates will also receive electronic copies of four books authored by Dr. Leeson: Commercial Poultry Nutrition, Nutrition of the Chicken, Broiler Breeder Production, Poultry Metabolic Disorders and Mycotoxins.

Further and evolving details of the 2017 Master Class in Broiler & Breeder Nutrition can be found at

Monday, September 18

11:30:00 AM Registration
12:00:00 PM Lunch
01:30:00 PM Session 1: Our starting point – current issues and challenges (SL)
03:00:00 PM Coffee
03:30:00 PM Session 2: Feed texture and feed intake – the cornerstones (RK)
04:30:00 PM Session 3: “Unknowns” impacting broiler performance – breeders, egg structure and incubation (SL)
05:30:00 PM Interactive discussion
06:00:00 PM Cocktails & Dinner at Woodmead

Tuesday, September 19

09:00:00 AM Session 4: Feeding breeders for 160 chicks (SL)
10:30:00 AM Coffee
11:00:00 AM Session 5: Sustaining breeder feathering and shell quality (SL)
11:45:00 AM Session 6: Current issues in ingredient composition and quality (RK)
12:45:00 PM Lunch
01:45:00 PM Session 7: Managing the gastro intestinal tract (RK)
03:00:00 PM Coffee
03:30:00 PM Session 8: “Antibiotic-free” – challenges and solutions (SL)
05:00:00 PM Interactive discussion
05:30:00 PM Buses depart for Cocktails & Dinner at Auckland Park

  Wednesday, September 20

09:00:00 AM Session 9: Phytase – cant get enough? (RK)
10:00:00 AM Coffee
10:30:00 AM Session 10: Interfacing nutrition and lighting
programs for broilers and breeders (SL)
11:30:00 AM Session 11: Enzyme options and synergy? (RK)
01:00:00 PM Lunch
02:00:00 PM Meeting ends


Contact: / +27 31 766 0016.