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Pastured Poultry Production and Networking Workshop

August 15 - 16 $40

Learn how to improve your pastured poultry production, marketing systems and collaborate to strengthen producer networks in the region.

Presenters:

  • Anny Huang, UC Davis
    Poultry production and social networking
  • Dr. Maurice Pitesky, Cooperative Extension, Poultry Health and Food Safety Epidemiology, University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
    Pasture-based poultry production systems; bird health preventive practices and monitoring (e.g. Salmonella testing); hands-on demonstration of mobile apps for easily collecting on-farm data
  • Dr. Deb Niemeier, UC Davis, Civil & Environmental Engineering
    Design considerations for systems productivity, housing and equipment
  • Dr. James Hermes, College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University
    Feeding and nutrition including alternative feeds for small flocks, pastured, organic and free-range poultry production
  • Ann Baier, National Center for Appropriate Technology/ATTRA
    Economics of pastured-raised eggs and meat; recordkeeping, regulations and labeling requirements; organic certification of production and handling

Topics Include:

  • Poultry production and social networking.
  • Pasture-based poultry production systems; Bird health preventive practices and monitoring (e.g. Salmonella testing); Hands-on demonstration of mobile apps for easily collecting on-farm data.
  • Design considerations for systems productivity, housing and equipment.
  • Feeding and nutrition including alternative feeds for small flocks, pastured, organic and free-range poultry production.
  • Economics; Record keeping, regulations and labeling; Organic certification of production and handing.

When: March 24th and 25th (a two day workshop)
Where: Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility on the Oregon State University campus: 3521 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR.
Cost: $40 includes materials and lunch. Pre-registration requested to ensure minimum participation requirements are met, and food orders are accurate.

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