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NC State Extension

International Course on Poultry Production (2021)

2021
Raleigh, North Carolina

Objective

To provide updated information on poultry production topics.

Program

Program details will be updated as they are finalized. The previous program is available for your review:

Arrival
3:00 -5:00 p.m. Orientation meeting – meet in the lobby of the Stateview Hotel
5:45 p.m. Dinner at Crossroads Plaza
8:45 p.m. Return to hotel
Day 1
Main Campus, Scott Hall (Classroom 106, Conference 216 and Labs)
7:15 a.m. Departure from StateView Hotel
7:30 a.m.
Opening remarks and introductions – Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Course Coordinator
7:45 -8:50 a.m. The American Model System of Broiler Production
8:55 – 9:30 a.m. Broiler Housing and Management Practices
Break Coffee/Tea and Snacks – Scott Hall 216
10:00 – 11:10 a.m.
Hatchery Management & Incubation Parameters
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Effects of Hatchery and Incubation on Grow Out
Lunch Scott Hall 216
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Embryology and Embryo Physiology
1:50 – 3:40 p.m. Laboratory – Embryology and Chick Quality
Break Coffee/Tea and Snacks – Scott Hall 216
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Transportation to Farm and Brooding
5:45 p.m. Depart from StateView Hotel for dinner and/or shopping at Crabtree Valley Mall
8:45 p.m. Return to StateView Hotel
Day 2
Main Campus, Scott Hall (Classroom 106, Conference 216 and Lab 105)
7:15 a.m. Departure from StateView Hotel
7:30 – 8:25 a.m. House Energy Efficiency, Ventilation and Air Quality
8:30 – 9:10 a.m. Broiler Breeder Production
Break Coffee/Tea and Snacks – Scott Hall 216
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Female Broiler Breeder Management Update
10:20 – 11:05 a.m. Male Broiler Breeder Management
11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breeder Nutrition and Impact on Broiler Progeny
Lunch Scott Hall 216
Lake Wheeler Farm – Poultry Teaching Unit
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Insect and Pest Control
2:05 – 2:45 p.m. Lab
Break Coffee/Tea and Snacks – Scott Hall 216
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Poultry & Egg Processing and Food Safety
4:20 – 5:00 p.m. Poultry Meat Processing and Egg Quality lab
5:45 p.m. Depart from StateView Hotel for dinner and/or shopping at The Streets at Southpoint
8:45 p.m. Return to StateView Hotel
Day 3
Centennial Campus, James B. Hunt Library (Institute for Emerging Issues lecture hall)
7:15 a.m. Departure from StateView Hotel
7:40 – 8:30 a.m. Current Topics on Poultry Nutrition
8:35 – 9:30 a.m. Intestinal Health
Break Coffee/Tea and Snacks – Scott Hall 216
10:00 -10:50 a.m. Feeding Broilers
10:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Feeding Layers
Lunch Rm. 4107
1:00 -1:45 p.m. Layer Management
1:50 – 2:35 p.m. Poultry Welfare
Break and Library Tour
Coffee/Tea and Snacks – Rm. 4107
3:55 – 5:00 p.m. Broiler Production Issues
5:45 p.m Depart from StateView Hotel for dinner and/or shopping at Crossroads Plaza
8:45 p.m. Return to StateView Hotel
Day 4
Commercial facilities – Poultry Teaching Unit – Waste Management Facility
6:15 a.m. Departure from StateView Hotel
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Hatchery
9:30 – 11:15 a.m. Visit to Poultry House
Lunch Poultry Teaching Unit
2:00 -3:15 p.m. Poultry Diseases
Break
3:40 – 4:45 p.m. Waste and Nutrient Management, Tour
6:00 p.m. Depart from StateView Hotel for dinner and/or shopping at Triangle Town Center Mall
9:00 p.m. Return to StateView Hotel
Day 5 – Friday, May 22
NC State Feed Mill Education Unit, Booth Center
7:15 a.m. Departure from StateView Hotel
7:45 – 8:40 a.m. Quality Assurance Program Receiving, Processing, Finished Feed, Sanitation and Pest Management, Delivery, Feed Recalls
Break
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Feed Mill tour and lab
Break
11:00 – 11:55 a.m. Influence of Feed Manufacturing on Poultry Performance
Lunch & Closing Remarks

Accommodations and Ground Transportation

Accommodations

Attendees are housed in the StateView Hotel on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

Ground Transportation

A University representative will meet you at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) to take you to the hotel.

Fees and Registration

Fees

The course fee includes training, educational materials, local transportation, laboratory materials, t-shirt, lodging, and all meals (breakfast, lunch, and snacks) except the evening meals.

The course fee does not include air transportation to RDU Airport, health insurance, spending money or incidental expenses.

Housing Fee
Double (must indicate roommate) $2,000
Single $2,250
No room $1,150

Registration — OPENING 2021

Cancellation Notice

If your plans change, you can cancel your registration. Please note the cancellation fees.

3 weeks or more prior No charge — all fees will be reimbursed after the course
Within 2 weeks of the course Half enrollment fee
Within 1 week of the course Full enrollment fee

Related programs

The International Courses will rotate on a three-year cycle:

2020: International Course on Poultry Nutrition and Feed Manufacturing
2021: International Course on Poultry Production
2022: International Course on Poultry Health

For additional information contact

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

E-mail: ncsupoultrycourses@ncsu.edu
Phone: +1 919.515.5391
Fax: +1 919.515.7070