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.
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
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
State ____________ Zip _____________
Phone (day/eve) _________________________________
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
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