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NC Broiler Supervisors’ Short Course

April 1, 2020 
Available Online now  click here to watch videos


Update

We continue to work with local and state health officials, as well as NC State and N.C. A&T State Universities, to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To help prevent the spread of the virus, Poultry Extension has moved the NC Broiler Supervisors’ Short Course to an online format.

Objective

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.

Location

The workshop is now available online, from this web page.

Union County Agricultural Center in Monroe, NC.

Fees and Registration

To help prevent the spread of the virus, Poultry Extension is working to deliver the program online on or after April 1, 2020. Each talk in the program will have a link to each video.

No registration fees are necessary, but we request that you register online.  Sponsors will support the costs of recording and broadcasting.

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.

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2020 Program  – offered Online now until April 30

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8:10 – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 – 8:40 a.m.
Opening Remarks — Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Prestage Department of Poultry Science, NC State University
8:40 – 9:15 a.m. Importance of good chick start — David Swysgood, Aviagen
9:15 – 9:50 a.m. Fundamentals of Poultry Heat Stress — Dr. Sanjay Shah, NC State University
9:50 – 10:15 a.m. Coffee break
10:15 – 10:50 a.m. Operation and Maintenance of Ventilation and Evaporative Cooling Systems — Dr. Sanjay Shah, NC State University
10:50 – 11:25 a.m. Water: how to know what you have, how to deal with it & why — Randy Hales, MWI Animal Health
11:25 – 11:50 a.m. Litter management rules — Richard Goforth, NC State Extension
Lunch
12:45 p.m. Broiler Service Persons Awards — Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Prestage Department of Poultry Science & NC Poultry Federation
12:50 – 1:25 p.m. Best practices for darkling beetle and pest control — Alvaro Villavaces, NIPCAM Inc.
1:25 – 2:00 p.m. Update: leg lameness in large broilers — Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Prestage Department of Poultry Science, NC State University
2:00 – 2:35 p.m. Justifying the cost of biosecurity — Dr. Chad Malinak, Merck Animal Health
2:35 – 2:40 p.m. Concluding Remarks
2:45 – 7:30 p.m. 13th Annual Union County Poultry Equipment Show – postponed

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

Additional Extension events

International Course on Poultry Health

Poultry Decision Maker’s Workshop Series

Eastern NC Broiler Production Short Course

Data Analytics for Poultry and Swine Industries

WRITTEN BY

Photo of Edgar Oviedo, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Edgar Oviedo 

Professor and Extension Poultry Specialist, Broiler Nutrition and Management

Prestage Department of Poultry Science
NC State Extension, NC State University