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Avian Disease Conference, MPF Celebrate 10-year Partnership

21 January 2014

US - For the 10th straight year, the 65th annual North Central Avian Disease Conference (NCADC) will precede the Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention on 17 to 18 March 2014, at the Saint Paul RiverCentre, St. Paul, Minnesota.

There is a separate registration fee to attend this event. NCADC attendees may register through MPF, either online or using the pre-registration form via fax/mail.

“We’ve established such a terrific, long-running partnership with NCADC, which always offers an excellent program of speakers and topics. This partnership allows our attendees further educational and networking opportunities, conveniently located in the same facility as the MPF Convention,” said MPF President William Claybaugh of the Nebraska Egg Council.


Monday, 17 March

Scientific presentations and management symposium (all day)
Business Meeting (late afternoon)
Awards Banquet (evening)

Tuesday, 18 March

Management symposium continues (morning)

  • Lighting by Brian Wilcox, Once Innovations (laying hens and meat birds)
  • Ventilation by Ken Lamm, Cargill-Akey (laying hens) and Dr Brian Fairchild, University of Georgia (meat birds)
  • Feed by Dr Anthony Quant, Kalmbach Feeds (general)
  • Insect pests by Dr Jim Arends, Jabb of the Carolinas (laying hens and meat birds)

For more information on this event, please visit or contact 2014 NCADC Chairperson, Dr Mick Fulton at

The MPF Convention runs from 18 to 20 March 2014 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul, MN.

For more information on the MPF Convention or to receive registration and hotel reservation information, please visit or contact the MPF at (763) 682-2171; fax (763) 682-5546; or e-mail,

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