Spring 2001 Poultry Press
You are cordially invited to attend
FARMED ANIMAL
WELL-BEING CONFERENCE

THURSDAY, JUNE 28 – FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2001
ALUMNI CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS DAVIS, CALIFORNIA

Sponsored by: Animal Place • Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights • United Poultry Concerns

Purpose: To address welfare concerns regarding animals raised for food production. The target audience will be animal agribusiness, animal protectionists, scientists, students, and the general public.

Animals to be Addressed: Chickens, Cattle, Pigs, and Fish

Topics & Speakers About Chickens:
“Welfare Problems of ‘Laying’ Hens” – Joy Mench, PhD, University of California
“Welfare Problems of ‘Meat-type’ Chickens” – Ian J.H. Duncan, PhD, University of Guelph, Ontario
“Changing Our Views About the Domestic Chicken” – D.Sc., University of New England, Australia
“Emotions and Awareness in Birds,” Gisela Kaplan, PhD, University of New England, Australia

Topics & Speakers About Cattle:
“Downed Cattle” – Jim Reynolds, DVM, University of California, Davis
“Dehorning, Castration, and Tail Docking in Cattle” – Pamela Hullinger, DVM, California Department of Food and Agriculture
“Calf Operations – Where Changes Can Be Made” – Mike Anderson, DVM, Bovine Practitioner, Lynden, Washington
“Welfare Issues Related to Slaughter and Transportation of Cattle” – Temple Grandin, PhD, Colorado State University
“Welfare Implications for Lameness in ‘Dairy’ Cattle” – John Kirk, DVM, University of California, Davis

Topics & Speakers About Pigs:
“Alternative Housing Systems” – Ed Pajor, PhD, Purdue University
“A Comparison of European and American Policies on Pig Production” – Donald C. Lay, Jr., PhD, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, West Lafayette, Indiana
“What are the Welfare Risks for Pigs in Modern Pig Production?” – Paul Hamilton, Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia

To Register: Mail completed registration form with check made payable to AVAR, PO Box 208, Davis, CA 95617-0208. Credit card payment is not available.


Conference Registration Form

Name ___________________________________________ Organization ______________________ Address __________________________________________________________________________ City ____________________________________________ State ____________ Zip _____________ Phone (day/eve) _________________________________ E-mail _____________________________

Attendance Fees (includes vegan breakfasts and lunches) $75 full conference $40 day rate $25 student rate full conference $15 student day rate

For more information: Contact AVAR at 530-759-8106 or AVAR@igc.org; Animal Place at 707-449-4814 or AnimalPlace@aol.com; or United Poultry Concerns at 757-678-7875 or Karen@UPC-online.org.

Lodging: Best Western University Lodge has blocked rooms at $67/night single and $75/night double. Reservations must be made by 5/27/01 to receive this rate. Call: 530-756-7890 or e-mail: UniversityLodgeUCD@SoliSys.com. Tell them you are attending the conference; rooms are reserved under the Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference
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