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Maine Poultry Growers Association, First Annual Conference

Date: October 21st, 2017.
Time: 9am-4pm.
Location: Student Union Room, Alfond Campus, Kennebec Valley Community College, Hinkley, ME
Registration: Online, $35/person ($25 for MPGA Members) *lunch included
Sponsored by: University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners (MOFGA), and Poulin Grain.
Contacts: Jason Lilley, jason.lilley@maine.edu and Diane Schivera, dianes@mofga.org

Agenda

  • 9:00 Registration
  • 9:30 – 10:20 Recognizing and Managing Parasites in Laying Flocks
  • 10:30 – 12:00 Addressing Flock Health Throughout the Production Cycles, Addressing Feed and Supplementation for Maximizing Production
  • 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch and Announcements
  • 1:00 – 2:30 Troubleshooting Flock Maintenance Issues: Case Studies
  • 2:45 – 3:45 Report on Feed Efficiency Study with Different Broiler Breeds.

Guest Speakers

  • Anne Lichtenwalner DVM PhD, UMaine Extension
  • Jeff Mattocks, Fertrell
  • Dr. Darrin Karcher, Perdue University
  • Josh Hatley, UMaine Extension Witter Farm


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