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2013 IPPE Will Host New Half-Day Conference on Poultry Care and HandlingThursday, November 1, 2012
(American Meat Institute)
As part of the 2013 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) education schedule, the American Meat Institute (AMI) and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPEA) will host a new conference for poultry processors titled Animal Care and Handling – Focus on Poultry on Monday, January 28, 2013 from 1– 5 p.m.
Taught by leading experts on poultry care and handling, the program will provide poultry processors with in-depth instruction on topics such as stunning systems for chickens and turkeys; factors affecting chicken and turkey quality; an overview of NCC, NTF, and UEP animal care guidelines; and broiler, layer and turkey handling & transport quality assurance.
Sessions will be taught by industry experts and academics, including:
- Kate Barger, Tyson Foods, Inc.
- Sarge Bilgili, DVD, Ph.D., Auburn University
- Karen Christensen, Ph.D., OK Foods
- Eva Pendleton, DVM, MS, DACPV, Pennsylvania State University
- Yvonne Vizzier Thaxton, Ph.D., University of Arkansas
The registration fee for all Expo attendees is $100.
The 2013 IPPE, one of the world's largest poultry, feed, and meat industry events, will be held January 29-31, 2013 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.share on facebook share on twitter