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.
Advanced registration is requested to assist planning for the group.
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.
|8:00 – 8:18 a.m.||Registration|
|8:20 – 8:30 a.m.
||Opening Remarks — Dr. Peter Ferket, Prestage Department of Poultry Science|
|8:30 – 9:05 a.m.||AI and ILT is a High Consequence Disease, Control Measures Should Match the Disease — Dr. Jose Linares, CEVA Animal Health|
|9:05 – 9:40 a.m.||ILT Control: Critical Points on Biosecurity and Vaccination — Dr. Ivan Alvarado, Merck Animal Health|
|9:40 – 10:00 a.m.||Coffee break|
|10:00 – 10:30 a.m.||Certifications for the Broiler Industry — Ashley Buhler, Miller Poultry, Indiana|
|10:30 – 11:05 a.m.||Water Quality and Alternatives in Water Treatment — Carlos Pérez, Biocidas Biodegradables ZIX, Spain|
|11:05 – 11:30 a.m.||Keeping Broiler Operations Certified: Keeping the Proper Records — Ashley Buhler, Miller Poultry, Indiana|
|11:30 – 12 noon||Lighting System Design and Effects on Performance — Dr. Joseph Purswell, USDA ARS Mississippi|
|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|
|1:00 – 1:35 p.m.||Optimization of Tunnel Ventilation Systems — Dr. Joseph Purswell, USDA ARS Mississippi|
|1:35 – 1:55 p.m.||Field results: Drastically decreasing energy costs and improving power quality — Chad Eckhardt, GridBridge, Inc.|
|1:55 – 2:15 p.m.||Generators and transfer switches: Operation and trouble shooting — Walter Petty, Atlantic Power|
|2:15 – 2:35 p.m.||Advanced technology for bird disposal — Chandler Cummings, Advanced Composting|
|2:35 – 2:40 p.m.||Concluding remarks|
|2:45 – 7:30 p.m.||10th Annual Union County Poultry Equipment Show|
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