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Seminar to Examine Future of Antibiotics

by 5m Editor
4 August 2009, at 7:55am

US - The 2009 Poultry Production and Health Seminar will examine what the future holds for antibiotics in animal agriculture, among other topics.


The 2009 Poultry Production and Health Seminar will examine what the future holds for antibiotics in animal agriculture, along with other sessions to keep live production managers and service representatives up to date on the latest management practices and technology to maintain healthy and productive flocks. Sponsored by US Poultry & Egg Association's Poultry & Egg Institute, the seminar will be held on 22 to 23 September at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

"Healthy birds are the foundation of the poultry industry," said programme committee chairman, Larry Gandy of Marshall Durbin Company, Waynesboro, Mississippi. "It is vital that we keep up with the latest advancements that can enhance bird health and performance. This year's program will ensure that we stay informed on the key issues that impact live production," he added.

The programme also will feature other important topics such as coccidiosis vaccination options, salmonella in live production, an MS outbreak case study, preparing the poultry house for seasonal changes, and energy cost saving techniques.


Members of the program committee are (seated from left): Dr Phil Stayer (Sanderson Farms), Dr Marshall Putnam (Wayne Farms), Doc Williams (Tyson Foods) and (standing from left): Robert Crowe (Harrison Poultry), Dr John Smith (Fieldale Farms), Dr Casey Ritz (University of Georgia) and Frank Halpin (Pilgrim's Pride Corporation)

Further Reading

- You can register for the Poultry Production and Health Seminar by clicking here.