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  • Berwick Fire Hall
  • November 12, 2019 9:00 am to November 14, 2019 1:00 pm

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COLD WEATHER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP/WEBINAR

300 Commercial St, Berwick, NS B0P 1E0

November 12, 2019 9:00 am to November 14, 2019 1:00 pm
November 12, 2019

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Patti Ryan

pryan@perennia.ca

COLD WEATHER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP/WEBINAR

300 Commercial St, Berwick, NS B0P 1E0

November 12, 2019 9:00 am to November 14, 2019 1:00 pm
November 12, 2019

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TIME

Tuesday, November 12th 2019
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday, November 13th 2019
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Thursday, November 14th 2019
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

LOCATION

Berwick and District Volunteer Fire Department, 300 Commercial Street, Berwick (Classroom; enter by front door)

REGISTRATION

Cost: Free

*Registration is required
Please register by November 8th 2019

For Questions and Registration contact:
Heather McLean

Phone: 902-670-5002
Email: hmclean@perennia.ca

Lunch will be provided

*A detailed agenda including schedule will be available closer to the event date. Full day attendance is optional for those who wish to attend during specific topics.

AGENDA

Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. is hosting a 2 ½ day training webinar presented by University of Georgia on the design and management of ventilation of modern poultry houses in cold weather situations. The workshop/webinar consists of lectures as well as group exercises designed to help attendees gain a firm understanding of the principles behind cold weather poultry house management.

The following topics will be covered:

  • House temperature and broiler performance
  • Determining broiler house heating system requirements
  • Poultry house tightness
  • Insulation installation tips
  • Poultry house heating systems
  • Air quality and bird health – respiratory
  • Determining minimum ventilation rates
  • Negative pressure ventilation
  • Negative pressure air inlets
  • Basic litter moisture management
  • What’s new in the litter moisture management
  • Litter treatments
  • Circulation fan systems
  • Basic air inlet management
  • Chick management
  • Attic inlets
  • Poultry house environmental assessment
  • Cold weather poultry house operation tips
REGISTER!