TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

Of

5th International Symposium on Turkey Diseases

Berlin, Germany 16th - 19th June 2004

 

Place

Hotel Steglitz International, Albrechtstraße 2, 12165 Berlin

Tel.: 49 -30-7900 5 521 Fax: +49-30-7900 5 550.

 

 
Wednesday, 16th June 2004

 

 

 

18:00 - 20:00

Registration

 

 

 

Thursday, 17th June 2004

 

 

 

10:30 - 12:00

Registration

 

 

12:00 - 12:30

Welcome, Opening remarks

 

 

Animal welfare, Rearing and Nutrition

12:30 - 12:45

Vink, A. (The Netherlands)

 

A new way of housing turkeys in the first 6 weeks, with emphasis on a optimal climate

 

 

12:45 - 13:00

Berk, J. (Germany)

 

The influence of modified husbandry on health, performance and carcass defects of male turkeys

 

 

13:00 - 13:15

Hafez, H.M., Wäse, K., Haase, S., Hoffmann, T., Simon, O. & Bergmann, V. (Germany)

 

Effect of turkey lines on the incidence of Pododermatitis

 

 

13:15 - 13:30

Platt, S., Buda, S. & Budras, K.-D.(Germany)

 

The repair of foot pad lesions in commercial turkeys

 

 

13:30 - 13:45

Breuer, P., Buda, S. & Budras, K.-D. (Germany)

 

Effect of a raised biotin content in turkey breeder diet and consequences for the progeny


 

 

 

13:45 - 14:00

Weber, G.M. (Switzerland)

 

Utilization of a Vitamin D-Metabolite (Hy•D®) in turkey

 

 

14:00 - 14:30

Break

 

 

14:30 - 14:45

Gruis, D., Paschertz, H. & Kamphues, J. (Germany)

 

Trace element concentration in tissues, organs and excreta of fattening turkeys related to the trace element intake

14:45 - 15:00

Saleh, S.Y., Attia, K.A., Attia, M.Z. & Sawiress, F.A.R. (Egypt)

 

Effects of melatonin supplement on some fertility parameters of turkey toms

 

 
Turkey Diseases (I)

 

 

15:00 - 15:15

Yildirim, M. (Turkey)

 

Effects of feeding Sodium Chlorate prior to slaughter on Campylobacter jejuni, and intestinal environment of turkeys

 

 

15:15 - 15:30

Gazdzinski, P. (Canada)

 

Organic acids as a tool in salmonella control in turkey breeders-field trials

 

 

15:30 - 16:00

Fadly, A.M., Witter, R.L, Crespo, R., Davidson, I. & Hafez, H.M. (USA, Israel, Germany)

 

Virus-induced Neoplastic Diseases of Turkeys: An Update

 

 

16:00 - 16:30

Break

 

 

Avian Influenza & Avian Pneumovirus

 

 

16:30 - 16:45

Perk, S. (Israel)

 

The field, distribution, clinical signs, pathogenicity, morbidity,mortality, diagnosis, and intervention strategies of the H9N2 epizodical situation in Israel.

 

 

16:45 - 17:00

Shimanter, E., Gissin, I., Perk, S., Lipkind, M.& Panshin, A. (Israel)

 

Phylogenetic analysis of H, nukleoprotein, and N genes of H9N2 influenza viruses isolated from birds in Israel during 2001-2004

 

 

17:00 - 17:15

Behr, K.-P. (Germany)

 

Culling and Disposal of turkeys under EU and German Regulations

 

 

17:15 - 17:45

Sharma, J.M., Chary, P., Cha, R.M., Khatri, M.,& Palmquist, J. (USA)

 

Respiratory  tract protection against APV with live and subunit vaccines

 

 

17:45 - 18:00

Holmquist, G. (Sweden)

 

A new commercial ELISA for the detection of chicken and turkey antibodies to Avian Pneumovirus type A, B and C

Discover Berlin by yourself

 


 

 

Friday, 18th June 2004

 

 

 

Enteric Disorders (I)

 

08:30 - 09:00

Uni, Z. (Israel)

 

Intestinal physiology as a tool to understand enteric disorders of turkeys

 

 

09:00 - 09:30

Hafez, H.M. (Germany)

 

Overview on enteric diseases of turkeys and their economic impact for the industry

 

 

09:30 - 10:00

Hofacre, C.L. (USA)

 

Non-Infectious enteric disorders of turkeys

 

 

10:00 - 10:30

Saif, M. (USA)

 

Coronavirus enteritis of turkeys: yesterday, today and tomorrow

 

 

10:30 - 10:45

Salah Shaban Abdel Rahman, S. (Egypt)

 

Isolation, Identification and characterization of turkey corona virus in Egypt

 

 

10:45 - 11:15

Break

 

 

Enteric Disorders (II)

 

 

11:15 - 11:45

Saif, L. (USA)

 

Avian and mammalian coronavirus: Lessons for SARS

 

 

11:45 - 12:15

Rautenschlein, S. (Germany)

 

The current status on haemorrhagic enteritis

 

 

12:15 - 12:30

Lemiere, S. (France)

 

Individual monitoring in field conditions of ELISA HE in young turkey poults born to vaccinated breeders

 

 

12:30 - 12:45

Murgia, M.V., Battilani, M., Cecchinato, M, Catelli, E., Crudi, M, Vinco, L.J., Cerioli, M., Tosi2, G.& Lavazza, A. (Italy)

 

Preliminary data on the molecular characterization of rotavirus detected in diarrhoeic turkey poults in Italy

 

12:45 - 14:30

Break


 

Enteric Disorders (III)

 

 

14:30 - 15:00

Fabri, T. (The Netherlands)

 

Necrotic enteritis in turkey: Disease and diagnosis

 

 

15:00 - 15:30

Van Beek, P. (The Netherlands)

 

Field approaches to maintain intestinal integrity in Clostridium related enteric disorders".

 

 

15:30 - 16:00

Van der Klis, J.D. & Veldkamp, T. (The Netherlands)

 

Wet litter in turkeys: prevention or damage control?

 

 

16:00 - 16:30

McDougald, L. (USA)

 

Enteric Disorders in Turkeys: The Importance of Parasitic Diseases and Interactions

 

16:30 - 17:00

Break

 

 

Enteric Disorders (IV)

 

 

17:00 - 17:15

Hafez, H.M., Hoffmann, T. & Lüschow, D. (Germany)

 

Dissemination of Histomonas meleagridis in different organs after natural infection in turkeys

 

 

17:15 - 17:30

Hess, M., Grabensteiner, E., Liebhardt, D., Weissenböck & H., Loupal, G. (Austria)

 

Establishing new diagnostic methods to detect Histomonas meleagridis

 

17:30 - 17:45

Landman, W. (The Netherlands)

 

 

Isolation of Histomonas meleagridis and experimental reproduction of the disease in chickens and turkeys in The Netherlands

 

17:45 - 18:00

Balloy, D. (France)

 

Gut integrity and global interaction on sanitary management in Turkey production

 

 

18:00 – 18:15

Radu, J.I. (USA)

 

Coccivac-T, Long-Term Anticoccidial Strategy in Turkeys

 

 

18:15 – 18:30

Linckersdorff-Sietz, B., Gansinger, D., Guillot, I., Salisch, H. & Schwarzer, C. (Germany)

 

First practical experiences with Coccivac©-T in Germany

 

 

20:00 Symposium Dinner

 


 



 

Saturday, 19th June 2002

 

 

Avian Mycoplasmosis

 

 

9:00 - 9:30

Kleven, S. (USA)

 

Mycoplasma control in turkey flocks

 

 

9:30 - 9:45

Jodas, S., Popp, C., Korbel, R. & Hafez, H.M. (Germany)

 

Control strategies for Mycoplasma gallisepticum in areas with high density of meat turkey farms

 

 

9:45 - 10:00

Landman, W. (The Netherlands)

 

Experimental induction of Mycoplasma synoviae arthritis in turkeys with field strains originating from turkeys and chickens

 

 

10:00 - 10:15

Tomczyk, G. (Poland)

 

Serological Surveillance for Mycoplasma-Infections in turkey flocks in Poland

 

 

10:15 - 10:30

Landman, W. (The Netherlands)

 

In vitro susceptibility of three recently obtained arthropathic Mycoplasma synoviae isolates for enrofloxacin, difloxacin, doxycyclin, tylosin and  tilmicosin with the broth microdilution test

 

10:30 - 11:00

Break

 

 

Turkey diseases (II)

 

 

11:00 - 11:15

Cortez de Jäckel, S., Fulhorst, D. & Aldehoff, D. (Germany)

 

Riemerella anatipestifer in turkeys - Case report

 

 

11:15 - 11:30

Turkyilmaz, S. (Turkey)

 

The Diagnosis of ORT and Bordetella Avium Infections with ELISA in Poultry in Aydin

 

 

11:30 - 11:45

Bugajak, P. & Jedryczko, R. (Poland)

 

Turkey erysipelas a live issue

 

11:45 - 12:00

Lublin, A. (Israel)

 

Turkey head ischemia: is it a Chlamydophila- related disease?

 

12:00 - 12:15

Ayali, G. (Israel)

 

Fowl Cholera in Israel 1998-2003

 


 

12:15 - 12:30

Kehrenberg, C. & Schwarz, S. (Germany)

 

Antimicrobial multiresistance in Pasteurella multocida from a case of fowl cholera: Identification and characterization of a plasmid-borne resistance gene cluster

 

12:30 - 12:45

Burns, E. (USA)

 

Turkey industry use of biological products in novel oil emulsions

 

12:45 - 13:00

Conclusion