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WEBINAR: How to develop, maintain a layer farm biosecurity plan

9/28/21 10:00 am CST
Online - Webinar

Poultry webinar logoRegister to learn how to plan for biosecurity at a layer farm and why do biosecurity plans need to be in place.

Actively keeping a strong biosecurity program proves to be a challenge for some poultry operations. Rules and guidelines are in place to prevent diseases in poultry operations and processing facilities and are to be followed by all employees. This webinar will help provide management with the tools they need to express to workers the key concepts of biosecurity and their importance. Featured speakers will include Gregory Martin, Extension Educator in Poultry Science at Penn State Extension Office and Dr. Scott McKenzie, Vice President of Technical Services at Sterilex.

Sterilex webinar logoThis webinar will broadcast at: 10:00 AM CDT (Chicago) / 4:00 PM BST (London) / 11:00 PM CST (Beijing).

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  1. How do you plan for biosecurity at a layer farm.
  2. Why do biosecurity plans need to be in place.
  3. Insight on the key components to any successful biosecurity plan.
  4. Learn how to motivate and coach staff for a successful operation.

This webinar is sponsored by Sterilex and presented by WATTPoultry and WATT Global Media.


 

Speaker Info:

Gregory Martin, Extension Educator in Poultry Science at Penn State Extension Office

Martin_headshotGregory Martin is an extension educator in poultry with the state extension team. Gregory Holds an MBA in Agricultural Operations Management & Economics, and a PhD in Poultry Science concentrating in Poultry Physiology and Management. Gregory's extension program focuses on issues surrounding emergency preparedness, food safety, agrosecurity, biosecurity, welfare and animal handling, disease management, mortality composting, nutrient management, township concerns with agriculture and the effective control of pests that affect animal production systems.

 

Dr. Scott McKenzie, Vice President of Technical Services at Sterilex

McKenzieDr. Scott McKenzie is the vice president of technical services at Sterilex. McKenzie has been working with the U.S Poultry sector for over 25 years, developing, evaluating and optimizing diverse pathogen management strategies and products, primarily for hatchery and field sanitation, poultry drinking water disinfection, gut bacteria management and biosecurity. He has worked with nearly every U.S. poultry integrator over the last 13 years to optimize cleaning and disinfecting performance, coupled with surface, water and air space sanitation.