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Center for Food Animal Wellbeing



5th Annual Symposium: Current Issues and Advances in Food Animal Wellbeing

When: August 6, 2015
Where: Leland Tollett Auditorium, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science on the University of Arkansas Campus
Registration: $25. Register online HERE.


8:30 a.m.



9:00 a.m.

Challenges in Animal Welfare in the U.S.A.

Karen Christensen, Associate Professor, Extension Specialist, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture

9:30 a.m.

International Poultry Welfare Issues

Kate Barger, Director of Animal Welfare, Cobb-Vantress, Inc.

10:15 a.m.



10:30 a.m.

Biology of Stress

Colin Scanes, Professor Animal Physiology and Nutrition, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

11:15 a.m.

USDA and Animal Welfare

Lucy Anthernill, Humane Handling Enforcement Coordinator, USDA, FSIS




1:00 p.m.

Endangered Species & Farming

Rusty Rumley, Senior Staff Attorney, National Agricultural Law Center, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture

1:45 p.m.

Cattle Feedlot Welfare

Ruth Woiwode, Colorado State University

2:30 p.m.

Faces of Farming

Carla Warding, Faces of Farming & Ranching winner for US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance

3:15 p.m.



3:30 p.m.

Biomedical and Ag Research

Paul McKellips, Author, director, producer

4:15 p.m.

The future of Animal Welfare Science

Paul Siegel, Virginia Tech University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Animal & Poultry Science

4:45 p.m.

Wrap Up & Adjourn