Program

2 October 2019, Kigali Convention Centre

Exhibition

10:00 – 17:00

Room: MH 1-2-3-4

Technical best practices seminars

Tentative programme outline

Inspiration

Room: AD 10

Time

11:30 -12:30

13:00 -15:00

Presentation

Single versus Multistage incubation

Holland Inspiration Congress
by Kip van Oranje

Speaker

Adriaen Sligcher, Sales Director for Sub-Sahara, Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies, NL

Breeding & Hatching

Room: AD 11

Time

10:30 -11:15

Presentation

Single versus Multistage incubation

Speaker

Adriaen Sligcher, Sales Director for Sub-Sahara, Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies, NL

Animal Health & Nutrition

Room AD 12

Time

10:00 – 10:30

10:30 – 11:00

11:00 – 12:00

Presentation

Major health concerns and their solutions

Major health concerns and their solutions

Heatstress

Speaker

Speaker to be announced by Nutri-Ad/Adisseo, BE/FR

Speaker to be announced by CEVA, FR

Speaker to be announced by Delacon

Poultry health – the way to productivity and profits

A half day conference organised by WVPA

12:30 – 17:15

Presentation

What is disease?

Speaker

Henry Lamb, Crowshall Veterinary Services, England
Definition of a healthy bird and then considers disease and how it affects the bird/flock. The main causes of disease and division into infectious and non-infectious diseases and the significance of this.
Detection and diagnosis of disease
Aleksander Dodovski, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia
The importance of detecting disease early and getting a correct diagnosis in terms of minimising losses and treatment costs. The signs to look for and how to differentiate if caused by disease or management.
Effective biosecurity
Korosi Laszlo, AgriAL BT, Hungary
Definition biosecurity and its different levels. The barrier approach and how to use it to protect your flock. Minimisation of risk by considering dose time, distance and proximity rules.
Respiratory diseases
Guillermo Zavala, Avian Health Interntional, LLC, USA                                                                                                                
The respiratory system and the diseases associated with each part – sinusitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, tracheitis, bronchitis and pneumonia. Progression and sequellae. Role of E.coli as a secondary agent.
Diseases of the digestive tract
Korosi Laszlo, AgriAL BT, Hungary                                                                 
Components of feed especially protein, carbohydrate and water and their uptake by the bird and what happens when this goes wrong. How DTU can convert a marginal feed into a deficiency. The microbiome.
The immune system and immunity
Guillermo Zavala, Avian Health Interntional, LLC, USA

 

Immunity and immune system. Principles of vaccination. The similarity between titre graphs and egg production graphs and the consequences of these two graphs not coinciding.
The egg and disease
Nigel E Horrox, Consultant, England and President of WVPA                            
How locality of pathogen strike in the oviduct reflects the clinical signs seen such as watery whites, loss of brown eggshell colour, poor shell quality. Explain vertical transmission of salmonella.

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