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Poultry Growers’ Field Day

Bill Brown conducts one of many workshops at the 2014 Poultry Field Day
Bill Brown conducts one of many workshops at last year’s Poultry Field Day. The 2015 field day will be held in Seaford, Delaware

University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, in partnership with Delaware State University, University of Maryland and Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. will hold a poultry grower’s field day on Wednesday, May 20, in Seaford, Delaware from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Online Registration

The field day will concentrate on managing energy, labor and environmental resources. Demonstrations and workshops will cover the following areas:

  • Maximizing Effective House Temperature in Market-aged Broilers
  • Summertime Brood Chamber Cooling and Reducing Heat Stress in Young Birds
  • Considerations for Managing Heat Loss Mortality
  • Generator Management and Electrical Inspections
  • Production Site Maintenance
  • Marketing Manure to Third-party Users
  • Utility Considerations for Tunnel Ventilation Upgrades
  • Recordkeeping for CAFO Permits and Inspections
  • Perdue AgriRecycle Plant tours (transportation provided)

Maryland and Delaware Nutrient Management credits will be awarded to those attending the sessions.

There is no charge to attend this event, however, preregistration is required. All registrations include the full-day program and lunch.

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 15, 2015.    Please register online! >>>>>>>Click here

Event Information:  poultry-grower-field-day-2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Woodpecker Farm
3557 Woodpecker Road
Seaford, DE 19973     (Google Map)

View photos from the October 2014 Poultry Field Day

Contact  Lisa Collins by Friday, May 15, 2015.  (302) 856-2585 x 702 or Sheila Oscar (410) 742-1178
For more information contact: Bill Brown (302) 236-1887

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