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
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)


Texas Commercial Egg Clinic
Save the Date – 2015 Texas Commercial Egg Clinic – April 22, 2015 at the Brazos Center in 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.  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)


Other Workshops and Symposiums:

 2014 Texas Broiler Symposium

The Texas Broiler Symposium is an educational seminar designed for those engaged in the commercial production, marketing or distribution of broilers and turkeys, or for those individuals or companies who provide products and services to the commercial broiler and turkey industry.

This year’s Texas Broiler Symposium will be held in Center, Texas on September 23-24th. The educational program will be held on the 24th (9am-3pm) at the John D Windham Civic Center.
2014 Texas Broiler Symposium Information & Agenda

Registration Information:
$60 per person before noon on September 15, $75 per person late/on-site
Registration includes educational program and lunch on the 24th
$10 for the optional dinner on the 23rd at the Civic Center @ 6pm
Register online at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/Poultry
or register by phone: 979-845-2604

Program and Meal Sponsorships are always appreciated.
Sponsorships can be signed up for on the registration page listed above

We are also looking for venders to donate door prizes for the meeting.

Please contact Dr. Greg Archer to let him know if you would like to donate prizes or sponsor an event.
For more information or for questions please contact:
Dr. Greg Archer
Phone 979-845-4319
Email garcher@poultry.tamu.edu

 

 

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