03-05 September 2017 | John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh University

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EggMeat 2017 Programme

Summary below; 

Sunday 3rd September

17:00-19:30

Registration

19:30-22:30    

Welcome and opening ceremony with guest speaker Sir John Campbell (Glenrath Eggs) followed by buffet and drinks

 

Monday 4th September

08:00  

Registration

09:00 

OPENING WPSA EGGMEAT 2017

09:05

09:15

09:25

Vicky Sandilands (President UK branch WPSA)

Mark Williams (Chairman of the British Egg Industry Council)

Mike Alcorn (Group Technical Director, Devenish Nutrition)

09.35-10.35

PLENARY SESSION I

09:35

 

 

 10:05

NUTRITION AND METABOLISM IN POULTRY: ROLE OF LIPIDS IN EARLY LIFE

Gita Cherian (Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA)

DOES IMPROVED ANIMAL WELFARE RESULT IN BETTER PRODUCT

QUALITY?

Cecile Berri (INRA, France) 

10:35-11:00  

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

11:00-12:30 

PARALLEL EGG AND MEAT: SESSION I

Egg session I: EGG PROCESSING AND NUTRITION 

Meat Session I: EFFECTS OF PRE -SLAUGHTER CONDITIONS ON MEAT QUALITY

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15.30    

PARALLEL EGG AND MEAT: SESSION II       

Egg session II: GENETICS AND GENOMICS

Meat Session II: MEAT QUALITY AND HUMAN NUTRITION

15:30-16:00 

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

16:00-17:30

PARALLEL EGG AND MEAT SESSIONS- III

Egg Session III:  EGG QUALITY IN EXTENDED LAYING CYCLES

Meat Session III: GENOMICS FOR MEAT QUALITY

17:45-19:30

POSTER VIEWING AND RECEPTION

The scientific sessions will be followed immediately by a drinks reception and finger food to accompany poster viewing with authors in attendance.

 

Tuesday 5th September

08:30  

Registration

09.00-10.30

PLENARY SESSION II

 

09:00

 

 

09:30

 

 

10:00

 

FOOD POISONING AND POULTRY MEAT PRODUCTS, FOCUSSING

ON CAMPYLOBACTER

Tom Humphries (University of Swansea, UK)

ACMFS CONSULTATION- MICROBIAL RISK FROM SHELL EGG AND THEIR PRODUCTS

Cecile Berri (INRA, France)


Open Discussion
 

10:30-11:00  

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

11:00-12:30 

PARALLEL EGG AND MEAT: SESSION IV

Egg session IV: PROTECTING EGGS AGAINST INFECTION

Meat Session IV: ADVANCES IN SLAUGHTER TECHNOLOGY

12:30-14:00

LUNCH & Working group meetings

14:00-15:00 

PLENARY SESSION III

15:00-15:15

GRAB AND GO COFFEE/TEA

15:15-16:45

PARALLEL EGG AND MEAT – SESSION V

Egg Session V:  NUTRITION AND FEED ADDITIVES

15.15-16.45

Meat Session V: MEAT QUALITY

16:50

CLOSING CEREMONY AND POSTER PRIZE PRESENTATION

19:00

DRINKS RECEPTION FOLLOWED BY (19:30) CONFERENCE DINNER AND CEILIDH