2019 Hot Weather Management Workshop

2019 Hot Weather Management Workshop

April 15 to April 17

A 2 ½ day training program has been specifically designed for those who want to learn more about the design and management of modern poultry houses. The workshop/webinar consists of lectures as well as hands on group exercises designed to help attendees gain a firm understanding of the principles behind hot weather poultry house management.


Heat stress and how birds cool themselves

How bird density affects bird body and target


Basic tunnel ventilation system design

Factors affecting air speed in tunnel houses

Factors affecting air speed uniformity in tunnel houses

Tunnel ventilation and static pressure

Static pressure in tunnel houses

Tunnel fan selection

Chicken culture

Evaporative cooling principles

The importance of nighttime bird management during

hot weather

Answers to 13 commonly asked questions about

evaporative cooling

Basic tunnel ventilation system operation

Fan & evaporative cooling system maintenance

Top ten most important tunnel operation tips

Evaluating tunnel ventilation system performance


The registration fee of $525 ($425 for in-state) includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner meals, refreshments, notebooks and other materials. The workshop will begin with registration at 8:00 AM on April 15th and will end at 12:00 PM on the 17th. The cost of webinar is $125 for 1-4 people on one computer. The cost for 5 or more people is $300. You will receive an email confirming your registration. You will receive all the class notes prior to the workshop.

Registration for the Webinar is limited.

Go to: http://bit.ly/2nr3Pjx

Click on “Hot Weather Management Workshop.”


Mike Czarick (UGA), Dr. Brian Fairchild (UGA),

Dr. Brian Kieper (UGA), Connie Mou (UGA),

Isaac Singletary (Munters), & Dr. John Worley (UGA).


Oconee County Civic Center

2661 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Hotel Registration:

A block of rooms has been reserved for our workshop at the Spring Hill Suites by Marriott Athens. This hotel Athens is located on 3500 Daniels Bridge Road, Athens,

GA 30606. Guests may call the reservation office at (706) 353-8484 using the group code PVWO or book online at http://bit.ly/2GjX9wr. You must enter this block code online to receive the workshop discount. The rooms at the discounted rate are $119. Please make your own reservations prior to March 25, 2018.