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Thompson Bishop Sparks State Diagnostic Laboratory Auburn, Alabama September 9, 2016 8:00-5:00

When: Friday, September 9, 2016
8:00 AM
Where: Al Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System
Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries
890 Simms Road
Auburn, Alabama  36831-2209
United States
Contact: DG Pugh

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Veterinarians will become familiar with the following procedures and techniques:

• Diagnosis and treatment of common diseases in chickens
• Collection of samples for disease surveillance (such as Avian Influenza)
• Poultry necropsy
• Blood and other sample acquisition from live chickens
• Poultry parasite management
• Management of reproductive or egg laying issues in chickens

We will also inform practitioners about the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP). Practitioners will have the opportunity to learn about what services our diagnostic lab can provide, and also can meet with the doctors, pathologists, and Auburn University poultry sciences professors as well.


Poultry Conference Agenda:

8:00 am   Dr. Heather Walz Introduction
8:15 am   Dr. Tami Kelly Common Diseases of Poultry and Prevention versus Treatment
10:00 am   Dr. Heather Walz Lab Tour
10:30 am   Peggy Vardaro How to Swab and Bleed Poultry for Disease Surveillance and Detection

Dr. John Roberts    Poultry necropsy demonstrations
Dr. Tami Kelly
Dr. Kellye Joiner
Dr. Kelley Steury

12:00 pm   Lunch ‘On your Own’ During Lunch Dr Frazier will speak on NPIP
1:00 pm  Dr. Wallace Berry Egg laying and reproduction
2:00 pm  Dr. Joseph Giambrone Backyard Poultry Management and Health
3:00 pm  Dr. Kellye Joiner Parasitic Diseases of Backyard Poultry
4:00 pm  Dr. John Roberts Backyard Chicken Diseases: What we see
               Referred to TBSSDL
5:00 pm   Dr. Heather Walz Adjourn

This conference has been approved for 8 Continuing Education hours by the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
There is no cost for attending.

CE is approved, and there is a capped enrollment for preregistered attendees.
Contact Dr. Pugh via email to reserve a place.

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