Technical program to cover numerous poultry topics – Expert knowledge for the international livestock industry – from 9th to 12th February 2021 – information and registration at www.eurotier.com
(DL G). The details of the digital technical program that accompanies “EuroTier digital have been announced. With the new DLG Spotlight “Poultry” included in the technical program, the DLG (German Agricultural Society), organizer of EuroTier digital, in cooperation with the ZDG (German Poultry Association), offers extensive practical know-how on current issues and first-hand expert knowledge from 9th to 12th February 2021 at EuroTier digital, which takes place exclusively online.
All 20 poultry events, among more than 300 livestock presentations, take place in digital online format on the EuroTier digital trade fair platform https://eurotier.digital.dlg.org/ within the “Technical Programme” area. After each livestock presentation topic, visitors will be able to join up live and take part in a discussion forum, ask questions and exchange ideas. The professional topics encompass all relevant issues in the poultry industry, from animal welfare to animal health in poultry farming to the ban on chick culling.
On two days, February 9th and 11th, during the four-day digital event, two evening event in talk show format and a dedicated poultry theme will take place in the DLG, as part of the “International Poultry Event”, organized by ZDG, European Poultry Club (EPC) and the DLG. Kicking off the poultry evening on 9th February, several high-profile personalities from the poultry industry will be addressing the audience live. Guided by the theme “Poultry Business – Quo vadis?” they will be sharing their visions for the future directly with viewers. On the second poultry evening on February 11th, experts from all over the world will discuss the effects of both Avian influenza and Covid-19 on the poultry markets. The audience is invited to take part in the discussion.
No special technical equipment is required to visit “EuroTier digital”. To take part a simple computer or laptop with video and audio functions is required. A ticket, which is valid for multiple visits over four days, is available for purchase online. English or German, or both, will be the working languages of these events.
Schedule DLG-Spotlights „Poultry“
9th February 2021
9:00 hrs Animal health session
Blackhead disease (Histomoniasis) development and chick health
13:00 hrs Session “Avian Influenza (AI)”
Update on the avian influenza in Germany and Europe, including research approaches in vaccination and housing order measures.´
15:30 hrs “Feeding” session
Trends in feeding for laying hens as well as feed additives, renaissance of rye, regionally grown protein crops are discussion topics at this session.
18:30 hrs EuroTier silver award-winner Respeggt Group presents political events in Germany and the EU relating to in-ovo sex determination
19:00 – 20:30 hrs:
Inter national Poultry Event, Theme Evening Part I
Poultry Business – Quo vadis? High profile poultry personalities are painting a global picture; ZDG, EPC and DLG
10th February 2021
9:00 hrs “Breeding” session
Slow-growing breeds and the development of a dual-purpose chicken
12:00 hrs Session “Husbandry optimisation”
Focus on husbandry optimisation for pullets and laying hens including a detailed feature on improving the husbandry environment through providing various levels within the unit.
17:30 hrs Session “Communication in the poultry industry”
Discussions on the “next generation” of poultry farmers, as well as current forms of communication, and the possibilities and challenges of using social media.
11th February 2021
9:00 hrs Session “Environmental Impact”
NH3-reducing indoor measures in broiler houses and the effects of the German air pollution control regulation (TA Luft) in the poultry industry
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Presentation of various systems for automated recording of animal welfare and animal health indicators as well as automated poultry litter
12:30 hrs Session “Alternatives to chick culling”
Methods of in-ovo sex determination, broiler fattening and the use of dual-purpose breeds
16:00 hrsSession “Animal Welfare”
European animal welfare labeling, European broiler chicken initiative, KTBL indicators for internal control and to broiler fattening
19:00 – 20:30 hrs International Poultry Event, Theme Evening II
Pandemic impacts on the poultry markets; ZDG, EPC, DLG
12th February 2021
9:00 hrs Session “European / International Markets”
The path of the poultry industry in the Green Deal, the egg industry in Europe and the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on the African animal husbandry industry
10:30 hrs Session “keeping of special poultry”
Focus on quail, geese, duck and ostrich production
13:30 hrs Session “Refraining from docking the beak.
Experiences and challenges with undocked laying hens and turkeys
15:30 hrs “Mobile stable” session
Mobile laying hen husbandry and broiler production as well as mobile poultry slaughtering
All events you will find at https://www.eurotier.com/en/technical-programme/event-calendar#!/events/tag/Poultry
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