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Poultry Growers' Meeting - Water Quality and Broiler Welfare

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When: 
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Where: 
Caroline-Dorechester County Fairgrounds' 4-H Park
Address: 
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairgrounds' 4-H Park
8230 Detour Road
Denton, MD 21629
United States
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Poultry Growers’ Meeting – Water Quality and Broiler Welfare

 

When:                            Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Time:                              6pm to 8pm

Where:                           Caroline-Dorchester County Fairgrounds’ 4-H Park

Address:                         8230 Detour Rd., Denton, MD 21629

Event Type:                    Poultry Growers’ Farm Management Meeting

The University of Maryland Extension, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., along with Impact Poultry Products, invites you to attend a meeting for poultry farmers on Delmarva to be held Tuesday, October 8, 2019. 

The topics that will be addressed are:

  •  “Poultry Water Quality & No Antibiotics Ever Programs” by Dr. Tom Tabler, of Mississippi State University
  • “On Farm Assessment of Broiler Welfare” by Dr. Shawna Weimer, of the University of Maryland.

Registration is free, and a light dinner will be provided.

This project is partially supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant (No. 2015-68004-23131) from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and also sponsored in part by Impact Poultry Products.   For over 25 years IMPACT-P(NA) – the only dry, need-activated biological litter amendment on the market – has been helping growers get an edge over the competition by improving the litter with each flock.

Please register early!! Register by Friday, October 4, on Eventbrite: 

 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poultry-growers-meeting-water-quality-and-broiler-welfare-tickets-68777295743

 

Contacts:

  Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, 410-742-1178 x309, jmoyle@umd.edu

  Jenny Rhodes, Principal Agent, 410-758-0166, jrhodes@umd.edu

  Georgie Cartanza, Poultry Extension Agent, 302-632-3173, cartanza@udel.edu

This workshop is open to all.  **If you need special assistance, please register and let us know two weeks before the date.

 

 

Join Impact Poultry Products at this year’s Grower Meeting to learn how IMPACT-P(NA) can help you grow healthier birds and achieve better settlements by better managing your litter.  

The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.                                       

Cost: 
FREE
Contact: 
Jonathan Moyle
Contact Email: 
jmoyle@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
4107421178
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