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APSS 2015 Invited Speaker Travel Support
Summary Attendance and scientific presentations by two leading researchers, Professor Dawkins and Professor Kidd, at the Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium to be held at the University of Sydney, from February 811 2015.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation The University of Sydney
Objective summary Professor Dawkins is an internationally renowned researcher on farm animal welfare and Professor Kidd,from the University of Arkansas undertakes significant research in amino acid, mineral and enzyme nutrition, broiler and turkey breeder management and nutrition. Professor Kidd will be the keynote speaker for the "Energy vs Protein and Amino Acids How to Strike a Balance" session and also present on "Progeny performance: current research and US field perspectives" in the "Emerging Technologies in Poultry Research" session. Professor Dawkins will present on both "Welfare and efficiency in poultry production" and "Automated assessment of health and welfare in commercial broiler chicken flocks using optical flow" in the "Poultry Welfare Driving changes across the industry".
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Project completion date Saturday, February 28, 2015
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Advanced Technology
RIRDC goal CME-Ensure research adoption via extension and communication
Principal researcher Jo-Ann Geist
Research manager Michael Beer
Admin contact Pearly Harumal