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The Prestage Department of Poultry Science from North Carolina State University is inviting to join in the North Carolina Broiler Supervisor’s short course 2021 on April 21st from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon (EDT). This is an annual event directed by Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo.
Due to the covid restrictions, the course is offered online and has a FREE registration. If you want to register, click here.
The aim is to update technical information for live production and grow-out managers, broiler flock supervisors, and other personnel involved in broiler chicken production.
The program covers the following topics:
- Opening Remarks
- Ventilation Requirements for Heavy Broilers
- How to Raise NAE Broilers: The Practical Advice
- Summer Preparedness
- Poultry Programs Update
- Improving Broiler Gut Health from the European Perspective
The workshop has the participation of the recognized speakers:
- Dr. Jesse Campbell- B.S Poultry Science, Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Technology from Auburn University.Assistant Extension Professor. National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC) Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and the Biosystems Engineering Department.
- Dr. Maarten De Gussem- DVM. Founder and Poultry Consultant at Vetworks (Belgium), academic adviser at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University, and a member of scientific committees of Poultry Mycoplasma Conference and of IHSIG Conference on Poultry Intestinal Health. Also, he is the author of Broiler Signals, a practical management guide available in 12 idioms.
- Dr. Michael Martin- DVM, MPVM, ACPV. Director of Poultry Programs, Veterinary Division N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) for over three years.
- Dr. Guillermo Zavala- DVM, National Autonomous University of Mexico MAM, M.Sc., and Ph.D. from University of Georgia. Postdoctoral work at UGA and the University of Melbourne. Owner and founder at Avian Health International, LLC, a poultry consulting doing veterinary work in over 50 countries. He remains as an adjunct professor at UGA, where he collaborates in teaching avian virology, poultry diseases, and poultry husbandry.
Read more at: NC Poultry Extension