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2023 Cold Weather Poultry House Management Workshop

November 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am - November 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EST

$475.00 – $1,500.00

**Update Oct 20th, 2023**
This event has sold out – to join the waitlist, please email

This intensive training program has been specifically designed for those who want to learn more about poultry house environmental management during cold weather. The workshop consists of lectures as well as hands on group exercises designed to help attendees gain a firm understanding of the principles behind cold weather poultry house management.


The workshop will begin at 8:00 AM on November 14 and will conclude at 12:00 PM on the 16th.


  • House temperature and broiler performance Factors affecting broiler house heating system requirements
  • Insulating poultry houses
  • Measuring poultry house tightness Increasing poultry house tightness Air quality and bird health
  • Determine minimum ventilation rates Litter 101
  • Negative pressure ventilation principles
  • Litter management between flocks
  • Negative pressure ventilation air inlets and exhaust fans
  • Circulation fan system principles
  • Circulation fan system design/operation
  • Poultry411 litter drying app
  • Heating system maintenance
  • Basic air inlet management
  • Chick management…The first 48 hours
  • Poultry house heating systems
  • Attic inlets
  • Poultry house environmental assessment tools
  • Poultry house operation during cold weather
  • Poultry411 app


  • Mr. Michael Czarick – UGA Poultry Science
  • Mr. Jack Ellison – Eagan Manufacturing
  • Dr. Brian Fairchild – UGA Poultry Science
  • Dr. Brian Jordan – UGA College of Vet. Medicine
  • Dr. Connie Mou – IFF
  • Mr.Brantley Porter – Porter Insulation


Flinchums’s Phoenix. 650 Phoenix Rd, Athens, GA 30605


A block of rooms has been reserved at:

Springhill Suites Athens West

3500 Daniels Bridge Road Athens, GA 30606

Room rate is $134.

By website: marriott.com/ahnsh and use group code cwccwcb (one king bed) or cwccwca (Two queen beds).

By phone (706) 353-8484 – code CWC.

Register by October 14th.


**Update Oct 20th, 2023**
This event has sold out – to join the waitlist, please email

The registration fee of $575 ($475 in-state) includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner meals, refreshments, notebooks and other materials. The workshop will not be online.

To register for this event, please complete the form below.

Registration is limited to 100 participants so please register soon.



November 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am EST
November 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EST
$475.00 – $1,500.00
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Flinchum’s Phoenix
650 Phoenix Road
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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UGA Department of Poultry Science


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