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American Federation of Aviculture Launches Level II Certification Course

Posted: Aug. 17, 2011, 8:00 p.m., EDT


The American Federation of Aviculture Inc., a nonprofit educational organization based in Austin, has added a second course to its Fundamentals of Aviculture online certification series.

Fundamentals of Aviculture Level II, Intermediate Aviculture, covers a wealth of material spanning conservation and research, courtship and nesting, basic avian genetics, color mutations, hybrids, breeding stimuli, incubation, hand-rearing, non-parrot studies, basic microbiology, illness, first-aid and avian enrichment, among other topics.
 
The newly released second course builds upon the foundation course, Fundamentals of Aviculture Level I. Written by aviculturist Rick Jordan and international bird behaviorist Barbara Heidenreich, Fundamentals of Aviculture covers how to provide proper housing, detecting and preventing illness in your birds, anatomy and physiology, reproduction in captivity, avian behavior, scientific classifications, and laws and regulations affecting aviculture, among other topics.   

Successful completion of Fundamentals of Aviculture provides students with the credentials of AFA Certified Aviculturist, Level 1. Successful completion of Intermediate Aviculture upgrades students with the credentials of AFA Certified Aviculturist, Level II.

Development of the online certification series was made possible by funding and support from The Pet Care Trust and Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. <HOME>

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Kathy, Houston, TX
Posted: 9/20/2011 2:46:30 PM
Absolutely fantastic courses! They are very inexpensive so that everyone can benefit from them. In fact joining AFA is inexpensive as well. Join today and sign up for these fantastic courses. Go ahead and treat yourselves - you will be glad that you did!
Concetta, binghamton, NY
Posted: 8/27/2011 6:36:05 PM
Would like to enroll in first class then thus one upon completion. Please provide links or direct me to obtain info.
Pam, Lake placid, FL
Posted: 8/22/2011 1:21:26 AM
These are excellent courses! With passing scores, the Level I class is RACE accredited for 12 ceu's, and Level II is RACE accredited for 15 ceu's. Perfect for vet-techs!
Carol, Henrico, VA
Posted: 8/18/2011 8:00:06 AM
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