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Gestation Sow Housing Webinar Series on Welfare

4 May 2012, at 7:23am

The FASS Scientific Advisory Committee on Animal Care and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) are collaborating on a dynamic webinar series for participants to learn about current and emerging issues in animal welfare.

The webinar format provides an efficient forum to share information on a broad array of topics. Each webinar in the series will feature experts in specific topic areas of farm animal care.

Times and Locations

The first webinar is entitled “Gestation Sow Housing“ and has been scheduled to take place on Friday, May 11, 2012.

Gestation Sow Housing
Friday, May 11, 2012
1:00 - 2:30pm CDT

Registration

Registration is free, however, you must be registered to attend.
Space is limited.

Register here

Programme

Welcome and Introductions
Dr John McGlone
Texas Tech University
FASS Animal Care Committee, Chair

Gestation and Farrowing Crates and Pens
Dr Ken Stalder
Iowa State University

Options For Group Housing of Sows
Dr Yuzhi Li
University of Minnesota

Scientific Comparison of Gestation Housing Systems
Dr Gail Golab
American Veterinary Medical Association

Space Needs For Group-Housed Sows
Janeen Salak-Johnson
University of Illinois

Lameness and Injuries Among Gestating Sows
Dr Anna Butters-Johnson
Iowa State University

Genotypes for Group Housing
Dr Craig Lewis
PIC Geneticist

Options for the Future – Ways to Move Forward
Dr John McGlone
Texas Tech University