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   tperrett@soilassociation.org

 

AGENDA

9.30am: REGISTRATION

Refreshments served

10.00am: WELCOME

Bill Yeats - Chair of Organic Poultry Working Group

10.10am: VISION

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?

1.00pm: LUNCH

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.

3.30pm: CLOSE


 



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