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2nd edition of ForFarmers Vets In Poultry Symposium: Gastrointestinal health in poultry and the connection with nutrition

We are proud to invite you, as poultry veterinarian, to our Vets in Poultry Symposium. The ForFarmers Vets In Poultry Symposium aims to bring veterinarians and our nutritionists together from across North West Europe to share in discussions and presentations on: 
Gastrointestinal health in poultry and the connection with nutrition.

ForFarmers Vets In Poultry Symposium will be at the 5th & 6th June 2019.

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany (Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Karl-Arnold-Platz 5, 40474 Düsseldorf)


The ForFarmers Vets in Poultry Symposium is qualified by the Dutch Permanent Education institute for 6 educational points.


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Program information

Day 1 – June 5th
12.30-12.45   Reception and registration
                      Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel Düsseldorf, Karl-Arnoldplatz 5, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany
12.45-13.30   Lunch
13.30-14.00   Welcome and Introduction
                      Jan Baan, Business Unit Director Germany North, ForFarmers
                      Stijn Steendijk, Director Strategy and Organization, ForFarmers

14.00-14.45   'Gut flora: the interaction between nutrition, gut health and animal health'
                      Prof. Richard Ducatelle DVM PhD Dipl ECPVS, Ghent University
14.45-15.30   'Feed and structure; the implications on poultry health'
                      Robert Pottgüter, Dipl Agraringenieur, Lohmann Tierzucht
15.30-16.00   Break
16.00-16.45   'Practical decision tree to approach intestinal health problems in poultry'
                      Philip Hammond, BvetMed Avian Health MAHM MRCVS, Crowshall Veterinary Services LLP
16.45-17.30   'Evidence based evaluation of interventions under commercial conditions'
                      Twan van Gerwe, DVM PhD Dipl ECPVS, EW Nutrition
17.30-18.30   Check in Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
18.30-            Evening program old town of Düsseldorf

Day 2 – June 6th
08.45-09.00   Conference Welcome
                      Stijn Steendijk, Director Strategy and Organization, ForFarmers
09.00-09.45   'Vaccinations in relation to feed'
                      Sjaak de Wit, DVM PhD Dipl ECPVS, Animal Health Service
09.45-10.30   'Split feeding; the future of laying hen nutrition!'
                      Albert Dijkslag MSc, Manager Nutrition & Innovation Poultry, ForFarmers
10.30-11.00   Break
11.00-11.45   'Early Feeding; background and effects of early feeding'
                      Joost Sparla MSc., Technical and Marketing Director Poultry, ForFarmers
11.45-12.30   'The cooperation between poultry farmers, feed advisors and vets from a farmers perspective'
                      Paul Grefte, Director of Grefte Broilers B.V., a poultry farm with approx. 600,000 chickens.
12.30-13.00   Closing of 2nd edition of ForFarmers Vets In Poultry Symposium
                      Stijn Steendijk, Director Strategy and Organization, ForFarmers
13.00-13.30   Closing lunch


Registration Vets In Poultry Symposium is closed

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