Friday, April 26, 2013

Missouri Cage Free Table Egg Layer Workshop

The Missouri Dept of Ag is hosting a workshop for egg producers who raise their chickens cage free.  The workshop will be held May 1st at the Dr. Taylor Woods Youth Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, Missouri.  A registration fee of $20.00 covers lunch and materials.  This workshop program is suitable for those producers with larger flocks rather than the small backyard egg flocks.


  8:00   Registration

  8:30   Welcome--Dr. Linda Hickam, MDA

  8:45   FDA Egg Safety Rule--Dr. Eric Gingerich, Diamond V

  9:45   Break

10:00   Nutrition and Management—Dr. Jeff Firman, University of Missouri

10:45   Regulatory Issues--Dr. Terry Conger, USDA APHIS VS

11:30    Luncheon speaker --Jo Manhart, The MO Egg Council

12:30   Diseases of Poultry--Dr. Dan Shaw, University of Missouri

  1:30   Biosecurity and Foreign Animal Diseases—Dr. Dustan Clark, University of Arkansas

  2:30   Vaccination procedure and Monitoring--Gil Warriner, Best Veterinary Solutions

  3:30   Adjourn

Make checks payable to: The Missouri Egg Council and mail to 1000 West Nifong Boulevard, Building 1, Columbia, Missouri 65203-5678.  Please call 573-874-3138 to register.

For information on egg licenses click here.  

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