NC State Extension

NC Broiler Supervisors’ Short Course

April 11, 2018
Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center


Developing Leadership for the Global Marketplace

This course provides updated technical information for live production and grow-out managers, broiler flock supervisors and other personnel involved in broiler chicken production.


All sessions meet at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro, NC.

Fees and Registration

Registration includes a copy of the proceedings, lunch, snacks and door prizes.

Per person $50

Advanced registration is requested to assist planning for the group.

Cancellation Notice

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

NC State cancels program No fee — full reimbursement
Participant cancels 4 or more business days in advance* $25 fee
Participant cancels within 3 business days of workshop* Full fee — no reimbursement
Participant does not attend workshop Full fee — no reimbursement

*If a participant needs to cancel, a written notice (fax is acceptable) is required.

Substitutions for participants who cannot attend will be accepted in most cases.

2018 Program

8:00 – 8:18 a.m. Registration
8:20 – 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks — Dr. Jesse Grimes, Prestage Department of Poultry Science
8:30 – 9:05 a.m. Cool Cell Maintenance — John Austin Baker, Hog Slat, Inc.
9:05 – 9:40 a.m. Design, Install and Service for Investment Protection — Walter Petty, Atlantic Power Solutions, Inc.
9:40 – 10:00 a.m. Coffee break
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Demonstration of Generator Maintenance — Walter Petty, Atlantic Power Solutions, Inc.
10:20 – 10:50 a.m. Calculating Minimum Ventilation — John Austin Baker, Hog Slat, Inc.
10:50 – 11:25 a.m. Experience with Necrotic Enteritis in ABF Production — Dr. Samuel Christenberry, Phibro Animal Health
11:25 – 11:50 a.m. NC Department of Agriculture, Poultry Division Activities — Dr. Michael Martin, NCDA
Noon – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
12:50 – 1:00 p.m. Broiler Service Persons Awards — Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Prestage Department of Poultry Science & NC Poultry Federation
1:05 – 1:30 p.m. NCDA Avian Influenza Planning and Response Changes Based on Recent Disease Events and Politics — Dr. Michael Martin, NCDA
1:30 – 2:05 p.m. Skin and Bones: Assorted Gross Lesions of Broilers — Dr. Luke Borst, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University
2:10 – 2:15 p.m. Concluding Remarks

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

Phone: +1 919.515.5391
Fax: +1 919.515.7070

Additional Extension Events

International Course on Poultry Production

Poultry Decision Maker’s Workshop Series