Organic Poultry Conference
11 October 2012 09:30 - 11 October 2012 15:30
Organic Poultry: Future of Feeding and Breeding
Venue: Clevedon Hall, North Somerset, BS21 7RQ
The focus of this day is the future of feeding and breeding of layers and table birds, with updates on the performance of the organic poultry sector.
Tickets cost £10 and include an organic lunch.
To book online:www.soilassociation.org/shop
For further details contact Tim Perrett firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Yeats - Chair of Organic Poultry Working Group
Soil Association and Organic Research Centre give their vision for the future organic table bird and layer enterprises.
10.20am: FEEDING THE FUTURE
Update on the EU and SA Consultation on feeding and feeding allowances. Presentation on current research around EU on feeding 100% organic diets.
11.30am: DISCUSSION BREAK
Teas & coffees served
11.50am: BREEDING THE FUTURE
Review of current breeding lines for layers and table birds. What traits most interest producers where does this fit with organic principles?
2.00pm: ASSUREWEL UPDATE
What has been learnt and how is this being implemented to help.
2.15pm: MARKET ORGANIC
Update on how the organic poultry market is performing on a UK and EU level.
2.30pm: ACTION PLAN
Group discussion and planning actions to the words
spoken on the day.