UGA Hot Weather Management Workshop from April 24th to 26th

Date of publication : 3/1/2017
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On April 24-26, 2017, The UGA Hot Weather Management Workshop will be conducted at the Oconee County Civic Center in Watkinsville, Georgia, a few miles from the University of Georgia.
This intensive training program has been specifically designed for those who want to learn more about the design and management of modern poultry houses. The workshop consists of lectures as well as hands on group exercises designed to help attendees gain a firm understanding of the principles behind hot weather poultry house management.
Topics Include:
Feed and heat stress 
Bird cooling methods
Basic tunnel ventilation system design
Factors affecting air speed in tunnel houses
Factors affecting air speed uniformity in tunnel houses Tunnel ventilation and static pressure
Static pressure in tunnel houses
Tunnel fan selection
Hot weather bird health issues
Evaporative cooling basics
Water quality
Answers to a ten common questions about evaporative cooling
Basic tunnel ventilation operation I
Fan & evaporative cooling system maintenance Basic tunnel ventilation operation II
Evaluating tunnel ventilation system performance
Mike Czarick - Extension Engineer
- UGA Poultry Science
Dr. Brian Fairchild - Extension Poultry Scientist
- UGA Poultry Science
Dr. Justin Fowler - Extension Nutritionist
- UGA Poultry Science
Dr. Brian Kiepper - Extension Poultry Scientist
- UGA Poultry Science
Isaac Singletary - Munters
Dr. John Worley - Extension Engineer
- UGA Poultry Science
Dr. Guillermo Zavala, DVM
- Avian Health International, LLC
Workshop Registration:
The registration fee of $495 ($395 for in-state) includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner meals, refreshments, notebooks and other materials. Registration is limited!  The workshop will begin with registration at 8:00 AM on April 24th and will end at 12:00 PM on the 26th.
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