International Course on Poultry Production
May 27 – June 1, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
This course provides updated scientific and technical information and hands-on experience to improve commercial poultry production.
- Poultry scientists with worldwide experience
- Industry personnel
- Feed Mills
- Breeder and Grow-out Houses
- Processing Plants
Breeders, Incubation and Hatchery Management
Broiler Breeder Management —
Turkey Breeder Management — J. Grimes
Incubation Biology and Principles Hatchery Management
Impact of Incubation on Live Performance
Nutrition, Feeding and Feed Mill Technology
Poultry Nutrition — P. Ferket / E. Oviedo / K. Anderson
Feed Mill Management — A. Fahrenholz
Feeding Practices — E. Oviedo / J. Grimes / K. Anderson
Modeling and Operations Research — E. Oviedo
Nutrient and Waste Management — J. Grimes
Management and Production
Health, Welfare and Food Safety
Pathology — Dr. Tahseen Aziz
Vaccine Management and Marek’s Control
Biosecurity and Disease Control — Dr. Tahseen Aziz
Insect and Rodent Control — Wes Watson
Poultry Welfare — K. Anderson
HACCP and Pathogen Intervention Strategies
Accommodations and Ground Transportation
Attendees are housed in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh – Brownstone – University adjacent to the NC State campus.
A University representative will meet you at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) on Sunday, May 27 before noon to take you to the hotel. Arrangements will be made to transport you back to the airport on Friday afternoon, June 1 or Sunday, June 3, if you’re attending the Feed Manufacturing Short Course.
Important Scheduling Note
We expect to meet all attendees in the lobby of the hotel on Sunday May 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Please plan to arrive in Raleigh before noon on Sunday, May 27, 2018.
The meeting on Sunday May 27, 2018 is essential. We will cover introductions, instructions and content background explanations, distribute materials and tour the university. We will not have time to repeat this information during the week.
Fees and Registration
The course fee includes training, educational materials, local transportation, laboratory materials, t-shirt, lodging and all meals from May 28 to June 1 (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.
|Double (must indicate roommate)||$1750|
Registration — NOW OPEN
We can accept payment from Jan. 22 to May 11, 2018.
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 (May 11th)|
|Within 2 weeks of the course||Half enrollment fee|
|Within 1 week of the course||Full enrollment fee|
Feed Manufacturing Short Course
June 1 and 2, 2018
This additional course provides updated scientific and technical information and hands-on experience designed to improve commercial poultry production.
|8:00 a.m.||Quality Assurance Program|
|Receiving, Processing, Finished Feed, Sanitation and Pest Managment, Delivery, Feed Recalls|
|10:30 a.m.||Laboratory — Sampling, Inbound QA Tests, Mycotoxin Testing|
|1:00 p.m.||Lecture — Pest Management (Stored Grain and Rodent Control)|
|2:00 p.m.||Lecture — Particle Size Reduction — Equipment Overview|
|3:00 p.m.||Lecture — Particle Size Reduction — Animal Performance|
|4:00 p.m.||Laboratory — Particle Size Reduction|
|5:00 p.m.||Lecture — Batching and Mixing|
|6:00 p.m.||Laboratory — Mixer Uniformity|
|8:00 a.m.||Lecture — Conditioning and Pelleting — Equipment Overview|
|10:00 a.m.||Laboratory — Pelleting — PDI Testing|
|1:00 p.m.||Lecture — Feed Mill Operations and Key Performance Indicators Principles|
|2:00 p.m.||Lecture — Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures|
|3:30 p.m.||Lecture — Preventive Maintenance Programs|
|4:00 p.m.||Lecture/Lab — Feed Mill Inspections and Audits|
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