2015 ACPV Sponsored Workshop

March 22, 2015
Sacramento, California

Maximizing Performance:  Is the Poultry Industry Ready for Current Challenges?

2015 ACPV Sponsored Workshop * alt

*(available for participants protected by password)

Program Presentation PowerPoint PDF files

Making "cents" as the ultimate goal of improved productivity in a highly competitive global environment.alt
Dr. Thomas Elam
President, FarmEcon, LLC.

Nutritional interventions to improve intestinal health and feed conversion for traditional and antibiotic free production systems.alt
Dr. Rosemary Walzem
Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Texas A&M University

Getting the most out of hatchery vaccination: development of an early immune response and its effect on performance.alt
Dr. Juan Carlos Lecompte
Associate Professor, Immunology. Atlantic Veterinary College, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Prince Edward Island.

Application of new vaccine technology to improve immunity and productivity: advantages and challenges.alt
Dr. Darrell Kapczynski
Research Microbiologist, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, USDA ARS.

Round table: Field experiences troubleshooting vaccine application

Broilers and Broiler Breeders alt
Dr. Mark Bland
Poultry Consultant Veterinarian, Cutler Associated International 
Commercial Layersalt
Dr. George Girgis
Corporate Veterinarian, Center Fresh
Dr. Eric Gonder
Corporate Veterinarian, Butterball, LLC 

The link between diagnostics and improved productivity: Surveillance, interpretation and response. alt 
Dr. Ben Johnson
Technical Services Veterinarian, Huvepharma

Regulating intestinal immunity to optimize productivity in traditional and antibiotic free production systems. (Not available)
Dr. Steve Collett
Professor, University of Georgia

Further processing audits: critical factors to improve economic return. alt 
Dr. Beth Krushinskie
Director of Quality Assurance and Food Safety, Mountaire Farms