Workshops and Symposia

Extension workshop

Egg to Chick Workshop
This workshop provides an excellent opportunity to learn about incubating chicken eggs and how that can be used as a science educational opportunity in the classroom.  Educational activities include in-depth discussion on: egg formation, embryology, incubation, classroom experiments, and there will be a question and answer session.  The workshop will also include “hands on” practice in candling, embryo breakouts, incubator operation and equipment.  For more information please, contact Dr. Greg Archer (garcher@poultry.tamu.edu or 979-845-4319)


Market Poultry Production & Selection Workshop – May 31, 2014
This workshop provides students and adult leaders with information and tips for the rearing and selection of market chickens and turkeys for youth livestock shows.  For more information, please contact Dr. Greg Archer (garcher@poultry.tamu.edu or 979-845-4319)

Market Poultry Workshop Agenda and Map – May 31, 2014

Date:  May 31, 2014
Place:  Louis Pearce Pavilion, Texas A&M University

Register online at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/poultry
Register by phone:  979-845-2604
Early registration deadline – May 16, 2014


Texas Commercial Egg Clinic – April 30, 2014
Brazos Center, Bryan Texas
The Texas Commercial Egg Clinic is an educational seminar designed for those engaged in the commercial production, marketing or distribution of eggs, or for those individuals or companies who provide products and services to the commercial egg industry.

2014 Texas Commercial Egg Clinic Agenda and Map

Register online at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/poultry
Register by phone:  979-845-2604
Cost:  $60 per person (includes coffee, donuts, refreshments and lunch)
Contact Dr. Craig Coufal at ccoufal@poultry.tamu.edu or 979-845-4319 for questions or if you would like to be a program sponsor


Nuisance Odor Prevention Training for Poultry Producers
This workshop provides growers with information regarding the prevention of nuisance odor problems from poultry farms.  This training fulfills the educational requirements under state law for poultry producers constructing new farms or expanding current farm capacity.  For information or to schedule a training session, contact Dr. Craig Coufal (ccoufal@poultry.tamu.edu  or 979-845-4319)


Egg Grader Training for Small Flock Producers
This workshop teaches producers to grade eggs for sale according to USDA standards for shell eggs.  Additional information discussed in the workshop includes egg composition and structure, factors affecting quality, and egg washing, handling and storage to preserve quality and safety.   For information or to schedule a training session, contact Dr. Craig Coufal (ccoufal@poultry.tamu.edu or 979-845-4319)


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