World Poultry Science Association

Federation of European Branches

 

 

and

Institute of Poultry Diseases,

Free University Berlin, Germany

 

 

Meeting

of the

Working Group 10 (Turkey)

 

on

 

Turkey Production:

Balance act between consumer protection, animal welfare and economic aspects

 

 

Berlin, Germany

28th Feb. and 1st March 2003

Hotel Steglitz International

Albrechtstraße 2, 12165 Berlin-Steglitz

 

Contact address:

Prof. Dr. H. M. Hafez

Institute of Poultry Diseases,

Free University Berlin, Koserstr. 21, 14195 Berlin, Germany

   Tel  +49 – 30 83853862

  Fax  +49 – 30 83855824

E. -mail : hafez@zedat.fu-berlin.de

http://www.tierklinik.vetmed.fu-berlin.de/we15/

 


 


 

Thursday, 27th February 2002

 

 

18:00 - 19:00
Registration
 

 

From 19:00

Welcome reception

 

 

 

 

Friday, 28th February 2003

 

 

08:00 - 09:15

Registration

09:15 - 09:30

Welcome address

 

 
Animal Welfare, Consumer Protection & Economy

 

 

09:30 - 10:00

Nixey, C. (UK)

 

Sustainability Issues for the European Turkey Industry

 

 

10:00 - 10:30

Siegel, P. (USA)

 

The role of genetic resistance in poultry and consumer protection

 

 

10:30 - 11:00

Capua Ilaria (Italy)

 

A novel approach to the control of Avian Influenza in respect to animal welfare and economy

 

 

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

 

 

11:30 - 11:50

Fries, R., C. Grabowski, H. Strauß-Ellermann, J. Bertram, and V. Agthe (Germany)

 

Salmonella and Campylobacter in scalding and defeathering using two different scalding techniques

 

 

11:50 - 12:10

Hafez, H. M. and Mirjam Zimmermann (Germany)

 

Histomoniasis: Problems related to diagnosis, therapy and prophylaxis

 

12:10 - 12:30

Van Beek, P. (The Netherlands)

 

Histomoniasis in turkey flocks: Clinical observations

and some future strategies in prevention, early

diagnosis and treatment

 

 

12:30 - 12:50

De Gussem; K. (Belgium)

 

Histomoniasis and how to control it:The American way ?


 

12:50 - 14:30

Lunch

 

 

 

Turkey Nutrition

 

 

14:30 - 14:50

Rodehutscord, M. (Germany)

 

Phosphorus supply to turkeys: Can less be more?

 

 

14:50 - 15:10

Simon, O. (Germany)

 

Problems of amino acid supply under various conditions for turkey production

 

 

15:10 - 15:30

 

Heffels-Redmann Ursula, Th. Redmann, Ch. Menge and K. Lange (Germany)

 

Influence of vitamin E supplementation on immune reactions and performance of turkeys

 

 

15:30 - 15:50

Männer, K. (Germany)

 

Use of probiotics as a safety factor in turkey

 

 

15:50 – 16:10

Qureshi, M. A. and Yuming Guo (USA)

 

Immune enhancement by beta-1,3/1,6-glucan:

A possible alternative to the use of antibiotics in poultry

 

 

16:10 – 16:30

Bahl, A.K. and N. Sorgente (USA)

 

Immustin® beta-1,3/1,6-glucan: A nutricine biomodulator: Its use in turkey diets under field conditions without the inclusion of growth promotion antibiotics

 

 

16:30 - 16:50

Coffee break

 

Turkey Husbandry

 

16:50 - 17:10

Grashorn, M. (Germany)

 

Hybrid Euro FP- A real alternative to BUT Big 6 on German market?

 

 

17:10 – 17:30

Hafez, H.M. and N. Hagen (Germany)

 

Influence of stocking density on health condition in meat turkey flocks under field conditions

 

 

17:30 –17:50

Berk Jutta (Germany)

 

Can alternative housing systems improve the behaviour and health of tom turkeys?

 

 

17:50 –18:10

Platz, S. (Germany)

 

Health, productivity and behaviour of conventional turkey breeds under ecological outdoor rearing conditions

 

 

18:10 – 18:30

Bohn, M. (Germany)

 

Five years experience in organic free range turkey production and marketing: Past, present and future

 

 

20:00 Dinner

 
     


 

 

Saturday, 1st March 2003

 

 

Turkey Production

 

 

09:00 - 09:20

Tzschentke Barbara, O. Janke and Y.Teklu (Germany)

 

The impact of incubation conditions on turkey health and production

 

 

09:20 - 09:40

Harrinkari Tiina (Finland)

 

Turkey production in Finland: Current situation and production systems

 

 

09:40 - 10:00

Norci, C. and L. Montella. (Italy)

 

Turkeys “Welfare”: Is it only a management’s problem?

 

 

10:00 - 10:20

Meyer, H. and U. Frackenpohl (Germany)

 

Feather pecking and cannibalism: Practical experiences to keep turkeys busy

 

10:20 – 10:40

Cottin Ellen and Jutta Berk (Germany)

 

Influence of enriched environment and bird strain on tibial dyschondroplasia (TD) and walking ability in male turkeys

 

 

10:40 - 11:00

Coffee break

 

 

Turkey Diseases

 

 

11:00 - 11:20

Shihmanter Esther, M.Lipkind, E.Rosenbluth, K.Lapin, I.Gisin, S.Pokamunski, S. Perk and A.Panshin (Israel)

 

Sequence analysis of the haemagglutinin gene of H9N2 Israeli Avian Influenza viruses.

 

 

11:20 – 11:40

Bugajak, P. (Poland)

 

The serological studies in turkey flock with locomotion disturbances

 

 

11:40 - 12:00

Vanrompay Daisy (Belgium)

 

Prevalence of C. psittaci in Belgian turkeys in association with avian pneumovirus, Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale and Mycoplasma

 

 

12:00 – 12:20

Shihmanter Esther, A. Panshin, K. Lapin, I. Gisin and M. Lipkind (Israel)

 

The reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction in diagnostic of the avian paramyxovirus infection.

 

 

12:20 - 12:45

Open discussion on the expectations of consumer and authorities in future

 

 

12:45 –13:00

Summary and Conclusion

 

 
Place

Hotel Steglitz International, Albrechtstraße 2, 12165 Berlin, Germany

Tel.: +49 - 30 - 7900 5 521

Fax: +49 - 30 - 7900 5 550

 

 

 

Registration fee (Euro)

 

Participant:                               100 Euro

Speaker:                                     50 Euro

Student:                                      10 Euro

 

 

 

Payments

Our Special account is:

Prof. Dr. H. M. Hafez, WPSA Working Group 10, Berlin

Bank: Deutsche Bank, Berlin, Account No.: 59 35 747 01

Bank code: 100 700 24

 

Or

Payments per cash at registration desk at the beginning of symposium

 

 

Accommodations

Please contact the following addresses directly

 

1) Hotel Steglitz International, Albrechtstraße 2, 12165 Berlin

Tel.: 49 -30-7900 5 521 Fax: +49-30-7900 5 550. Room rates at the hotel

Steglitz International for the symposium: 95 Euros for single and 115

Euros for double room. To obtain the special rates, be sure to mention

that you are with International Turkey Meeting till 31.01.2003.

 

2) Hotel Ravenna (about 300 meters away from Steglitz International),

Grunewaldstraße 8 -9, 12165 Berlin-Steglitz Tel.: + 49 - 30 - 790 91 0, Fax: + 49 - 30 - 792 4412. Room rates: 72 - 78 Euros for single and 97 - 105 Euros for double room.

 

 

 


 

 

 

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Meeting of Work Group 10 (WPSA-Turkey)

Turkey Production:

Balance act between consumer protection, animal welfare and economic aspects

Berlin 27th February– 1st March 2003

Fax +49- 30-8385 58 24

E. mail hafez@zedat.fu-berlin.de

 

 

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