Research Day

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Registration is $40.00 for members, $50 for non-members (and at the door registration), $10.00 for Students.  Registration includes lunch.

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9:00      Registration

10:00     Opening Remarks Keith Robbins, Executive Director – PIC

10:05     National Research Strategy Update – Dr. Bruce Roberts, Canadian Poultry Research Council

10:30     Maintenance of Gut Health in Poultry – Dr. Shayan Sharif – University of Guelph

10:55     France – 4 different AI strains – Dr. Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt – University of Montreal

11:20     Update on Ontario Small Poultry Flock Surveillance – Dr. Leonardo Susta – University of Guelph

11:45    Lunch

1:00     Response of Market – Age Turkeys to Simulated Transport Conditions  – Dr. Trever Crowe – University of Saskatchewan

1:25     New Frontiers for Poultry Nutrition – Dr. Elijah Kiarie – University of Guelph

1:50    Impacts of day length on turkeys and broilers – Dr. Karen Schwean-Lardner – University of Saskatchewan

2:15    Switching to a drug-free program in your barn: what will Clostridium perfringens say about it? – Dr. Marie-Lou Gaucher – Quebec Veterinarian – Post Doctorate Fellowship University of Guelph

2:40   Live Transportation Research and Improvement Initiatives – Dr. Rachel Ouckama – Maple Lodge Farms

3:05    Closing Remarks – Al Dam, Provincial Poultry Specialist, OMAFRA

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On Friday, August 7th, 2015 PIC held its Annual Research Day with eleven speakers presenting  current work in the areas of poultry research. .  The event was a huge success with an attendance of 79  with representatives from the University of Guelph students and facility, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs,  the Canadian Poultry Research Council and many industry representatives.  To view a copy of the Research Day presentation booklet click here.