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Watch on-demand now to learn the fundamentals for cage-free egg success, click here.
This webinar will cover major areas of cage-free layer management such as setting up proper environmental conditions for success, training the animals and the staff to successfully interact with new equipment and adding additional, empty space to the layer barn.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
This webinar is sponsored by BASF and Big Dutchman, and is presented by WATT Global Media.
Bill Snow, Big Dutchman’s Aviary System Specialist for USA & Canada
Bill Snow, Big Dutchman’s cage-free specialist, has worked in agriculture since 1994 and been with Big Dutchman since 2007. He’s worked with egg producers, and spoken on the topic, in North America, Latin America and Europe. He’s part of Big Dutchman’s team working on teaching best management practices that result in improved production and hen welfare. He holds a degree in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. Big Dutchman, based in Holland, Michigan, is a leading supplier of equipment used in poultry, pig and egg farming.
Dr. Jasper Heerkens, Poultry Specialist, Jansen Poultry Equipment
Dr. Heerkens joined Jansen in 2016 and works as a poultry specialist. His responsibilities include poultry management, training and research and marketing. He studied Animal Sciences with a specialization in Animal Health and Behavior at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. His doctoral research project focused on raising laying hen welfare in aviaries to a higher level.