NC Broiler Supervisors’ Short Course

April 8, 2015
Union County Agriculture Center

3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112

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NC Broiler Supervisors' Short Course

Developing Leadership for the Global Marketplace

Objective

To provide updated technical information for live production and grow out managers, broiler flock supervisors and other personnel related to broiler chicken production.


Registration

Advanced registration is requested to assist the University in making plans for the group. The registration fee is $50.00 per person, which includes a copy of the proceedings, lunch, snacks and door prizes.

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Cancellation Policy

If NCSU cancels a program, a full reimbursement of fees will be made. However, in the event the participant needs to cancel, a written notice (fax is acceptable) is required. A $25 fee will be charged for cancellation four or more business days before the starting date of the program. No reimbursement will be made if cancellation occurs within three business days of the program, or if the participant fails to attend. Substitutions will be accepted in most cases.

Poultry House and Chicken

Program 2015

8:00 – 8:18   Registration

8:20 – 8:30   Opening Remarks  Dr. Mike Williams,
Department Head, Prestage Dept. of Poultry Science

8:30 – 9:05   Fan selection/maintenance and getting ready for summer
Dr. Sanjay Shah, NC State University

9:05 – 9:40   Litter management that helps to improve paw quality & health
Blake Gibson, Jones-Hamilton

9:40 – 10:00   Coffee Break          

10:00 – 10:30  Research update on footpad dermatitis
Dr. Edgar Oviedo, NC State University

10:30 – 11:05  Update on Enterococcal Spondylitis
Dr. Luke Borst, NC State University

11:05 – 11:40  Infectious bronchitis situation in NC and control
Dr. Scott Gustin, Tyson Foods   

11:40-12:00  New Distribution of Extension Services
 Dan Campeau and Richard Goforth, Extension Poultry Area Specialists

Lunch

 1:00    Broiler Service Persons Awards
Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, NCSU & NC Poultry Federation

 1:15 – 1:50   Practical water line and cool cell maintenance
Jesse McCoy, IVESCO

1:50 – 2:25   Management of Ross 708 during the first days
Carlton Collins, Aviagen

2:25 -  2:30  Concluding Remarks

2:30 -8:00   8th Annual Union County Poultry Equipment Show

For additional information contact:

Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo-Rondón
North Carolina State University
Cooperative Extension Service
Prestage Department of Poultry Science
229 Scott Hall
Raleigh, NC 27695-7608

Phone: +1 (919) 515-5391
Fax: + 1 (919) 515-7070
E-mail: ncsupoultrycourses@ncsu.edu

General Information

All sessions will be held at the  Union County Agriculture Center in Monroe, NC  (3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112).  Just off US 74 East between Monroe and Wingate.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

FROM RALEIGH: Take US 1 South to Rockingham take US 74 West toward Charlotte/Monroe. When you pass Wingate University (on the right in Wingate, NC) Presson Rd will be about 1mile on the left (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales) Drive time is approximately 2 ½ hours.

FROM SOUTHERN PINES: Take US 1 South to Rockingham take US 74 West toward Charlotte/Monroe. When you pass Wingate University (on the right in Wingate, NC) Presson Rd will be about 1mile on the left (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales) Drive time is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

FROM WILKESBORO: Take US 421 to I 77 South to Charlotte exit on NC16 S/Brookshire Blvd. Exit left onto US 74 East. Follow US 74 east through Monroe and turn right onto Presson Road 2.3 miles past the US 601/74 split (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales). Drive time is approximately 2 hours.

FROM FAYETTEVILLE: Take US 401 South to Laurinburg. Take US 74 West from Laurinburg toward Rockingham follow us 74 to Wingate. When you pass Wingate University (on the right in Wingate, NC) Presson Rd will be about 1mile on the left (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales) Drive time is approximately 2 hours.

FROM GASTONIA: Take I 85 North towards Charlotte then take I 485 south toward Pineville/ Mathews take US 74 East Exit to Monroe. Follow US 74 east through Monroe and turn right onto Presson Road 2.3 miles past the US 601/74 split (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales). Drive time is approximately 1 ½ hours.

FROM STATESVILLE: Take I 77 South to Charlotte exit on NC16 S/Brookshire Blvd. Exit left onto US 74 East. Follow US 74 east through Monroe and turn right onto Presson Road 2.3 miles past the US 601/74 split (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales).

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Additional Extension Events:

International Course on Poultry Production

Poultry Decision Maker’s Workshop Series


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