Registration is now open for PIC’s Research Day
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Best Western – The Arden Park Hotel, 552 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON N5A 3J3
Registration fee is $50.00 for PIC Members, and $70.00 for Non-Members.
Click Here to be taken to our on-line Registration page.
We are currently working on an exciting Agenda that includes:
|Overview of IBV in North America in 2017: evolution, pathogenicity and cross protection||Dr. Brian Jordan, University of Georgia|
|Exciting alternatives to antibiotic use||Dr. Joshua Gong – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada|
|Alternative feeding strategies for broiler breeders||Dr. Stephanie Torrey, University of Guelph|
|Evaluating virulence-related genes and antimicrobial resistance in avian pathogenic E. coli of broilers and broiler breeders||Dr. Csaba Varga – OMAFRA|
|Future food wrap: utilizing viruses to eradicate bacteria||Dr. Carlos Filipe, McMaster University|
|Utilizing dry hydrogen peroxide gas system to reduce the microbial load in poultry facilities||Dr. Brian Jordan, University of Georgia|
|On-Farm Euthanasia of Turkeys – evaluations of existing and new technologies||Caitlin Woolcott, New Life Mills|
|Overview of CgFARAD Services and Research||Dr. Ron Johnson, CgFARAD|
|Does manipulation of feed structure effect gut health and liver physiology, egg production and egg shell quality?||Alisha Wornath-Vanhumbeck, University of Guelph|
Thank you to all of our presenters, attendees and sponsors of PIC’S May 2017 Research Day.
Below is a list of topics and presenters, along with several links to their presentation materials.
Can our knowledge of the complete poultry genome assist in crafting disease resistance – Dr. Shayan Sharif, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
Nanotechnology – the future in poultry production, from health to feed monitoring – Dr. Suresh Neethirajan, University of Guelph
Validation through Virtual Reality – what the future looks like for on farm audits – Eva Sanz-Sole, NSF International
Food Policy and Egg Production – How supply managed commodities allow the Canadian sector to invest in progressive programs – Dr. Bruce Muirhead, Research Chair in Public Policy, University of Waterloo
New facilities for poultry research- what will happen to the Arkell facility? – Stewart Cressman, Chair Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario
What does research capacity look like across Canada – Dr. Bruce Roberts, Executive Director Canadian Poultry Research Council
Arkell Poultry Research – What goes on there? – Dave Vandenberg, Farm Manager Arkell Research Farm
University of Guelph’s investment in the future – Dr. Wayne Caldwell, Interim Associate Vice-President Research
Societal acceptance of nanotechnology – Crystal Mackay, Farm and Food Care Canada
Barn retrofit for Modular loading – Dan Ward OMAFRA