2020 Deep South Poultry Conference

2020 Deep South Poultry Conference

Dates: 
March 18

General Session

Moderator: Dr. Claudia Dunkley UGA Poultry Science

8:55-9:30 am Welcome Dr. Michael Toews, Assistant Dean, Tifton Campus Dr. Todd Applegate, Department Head, UGA Poultry Science

9:30-10:10 am The impact of genetic selection on sustainability and the environment Dr. Alex Corzo, Aviagen

10:10-10:30 am BREAK

10:30-11:00 am Disease Update  Dr. Louise Zavala and Dr. Doug Anderson, GPLN

11:00- 11:45 am Assessing the sustainability of slow-growing broilers  Dr. Claudia Dunkley, UGA Poultry Science

11:30-12:15 pm Advancing the sustainability of poultry production through housing and management Dr. Brian Fairchild, UGA Poultry Science

12:15-1:00 pm LUNCH

Broiler Session

Moderator: Dr. Brian Fairchild, UGA Poultry

1:00pm-1:45 pm Interpreting water tests and options for treatment  Jesse McCoy, Neogen

1:45pm-2:15 pm Litter management: the relationship between litter and bird health  Dr. Eric Shepherd, UGA Poultry Diagnostic Research Center

2:15pm-3:00 pm The roles of air speed and evaporative cooling in hot weather ventilation  Dr. Brian Fairchild, UGA

Breeder Session

Moderator: Dr. Jeanna Wilson, UGA Poultry Science

1:00pm-1:45 pm Everyday feeding of broiler breeder pullets  Kelly Sweeney, PhD student UGA

1:45pm-2:15 pm Proper vaccination techniques to prevent mortality  Dr. David French, UGA Poultry Diagnostic Research Center

2:15pm -3:00 pm How the Industry deals with Breeder Brooding Breeder Industry Panel