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Hundreds Attend Wicomico County Council Public Hearing

Hundreds of supporters of the local chicken industry attended the August 23 public hearing held by the Wicomico County, Maryland County Council on the proposed zoning ordinance changes related to the construction of chicken houses.

Written comments should be submitted by August 30 to be included in the packet of material for the September 6 County Council meeting during which there will be discussion and perhaps a vote on adopting the proposed ordinance.


Registration Open for National Meeting on Poultry Health, Processing, and Live Production

This Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. meeting, being offered for the 51st time under a variety of names, will be held in Ocean City, Maryland on Wednesday September 28, 2016 - Friday September 30.

The meeting opens on September 28th with the Live Production Session. Topics include:

  • Assessing Chicken House Water Quality
  • Managing Chicken Manure
  • Windrowing Properly Done
  • Miscanthus as Bedding Material
  • On-Farm Environmental Inspections - What Growers Should Expect
  • Probiotics versus Antibiotics - What's the Difference?
  • Delmarva Chicken Health Update
  • AI 2016 Indiana Outbreak: State Response and Industry Response
  • How to Implement a Biosecurity Program, All In or All Gone
The September 29th and 30th Combined Session and Poultry Health Sessions have these topics.
  • Animal Welfare:Current Practice and the Future
  • Animal Welfare: HSUS Perspective and Expectations
  • Why the Move Toward Fewer or No Antibiotics in Chickens
  • Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use (CRAU) Program - A Sustainable Baseline
  • Raising Chickens With Antibiotics:  Why and How?
  • Raising Chickens Without Antibiotics:  Why and How?
  • NPIP Biosecurity Principles - Program Standards
  • How to Implement a Biosecurity Program, "All in or All Gone"
  • APHIS Emergency Poultry Disease Response Update
  • AI 2016 Indiana Outbreak: State Response and Industry Response
  • HPAI Trade Negotiations
  • USDA Vaccine Development and Approval
  • Gel Application of Vaccines
  • DMV1639:  Control Strategies and Outcomes
  • Sentinel Bird Studies:  Reasons and Results
  • Variant Viral Arthritis Reovirus Update
  • Inclusion Body Hepatitis in Broilers:  Field Outbreaks and Control Strategies
Registration fees vary depending upon which sessions are to be attended.

For details and to register on line, click on the 2016 National Meeting on Poultry Health, Processing, and Live Production in the left menu bar.



About DPI

DPI is the nonprofit trade association working for the continued progress of the meat chicken industry in Delaware, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

In existence since 1948, DPI's members include more than 1,000 farm families raising chickens, five companies producing birds on Delmarva, and hundreds of chicken company employees, hundreds of allied industry suppliers of products and services, and Delmarva-based, non-chicken businesses that recognize the important work DPI does to keep the local chicken industry strong.

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.
16686 County Seat Hwy.
Georgetown, DE 19947-4881
(302) 856-9037