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Egg II, Shanghai / China, 10 - 14 September 2018, 22 - 26 October 2018, English / Chinese
Course Masters: Greg Cutler (US), Nancy Reimers (US) , Eric Gingerich (US) , Ian Rubinoff (US), Vincent Guyonnet (CA), Shun Fa Tang (CN), Guanghai Qi (CN), Jinlin Zhou (CN), Mohamed Hafez (DE)

Moderator: Robert Gauthier (CA)
Administrator: Pierre Cadot (FR)



PART ONE (10 - 14 September 2018)

Monday, 10 September 2018
08:00 – 08:30 Registration, welcome and outline of the course (Cadot & Gauthier, Yang Changsuo)
08:30 – 09:30 Physiology of egg production and role of the bones (Reimers)
09:30 – 10:15 Vitamin and trace mineral deficiencies (Cutler)
10:15 – 10:35 Tea break
10:35 – 12:00 Nutrition of pullets and layers. Recommendations and feeding programs for pullets and layers, feeding transition from pullets to layers, the importance of calcium and phosphorus (Qi)
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Reproductive disorders (ovarian lesions and oviduct lesions, etc.) (Reimers)
15:00 – 15:20 Tea break
15:20 – 17:00 Avian Influenza, description, situation and control measures in China (Tang)

Tuesday, 11 September 2018
08:00 – 09:30 Marek’s Disease and other neoplastic diseases (+ differential diagnosis) (Cutler)
09:30 – 10:15 The use of medications and alternative feed additives in layers (Reimers)
10:15 – 10:35 Tea break
10:35 – 11:15 Fowl Pox (Reimers)
11:15 - 12:00 Infectious Coryza (Avibacterium paragallinarum) (Cutler)
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Infectious Bronchitis (Hafez)
14:30 – 15:30 Egg Drop Syndrome (Hafez)
15:30 - 15:45 Tea break
15:45 – 17:00 Newcastle Disease (Hafez)

Wednesday, 12 September 2018
08:00 – 09:30 Layers vaccination program and vaccination techniques (Reimers)
09:30 - 10:30 Laboratory testing of vaccination efficacy and interpretation (Hafez )
10:30 – 10:45 Tea break
10:45 – 12:00 Salmonella sp. (typhoid and paratyphoid), salmonella vaccination (Hafez)
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 Visceral and articular gout and kidney problems (urolithiasis) (Reimers)
14:15 - 15:00 Fatty liver –hemorrhagic syndrome (Reimers)
15:00 – 15:15 Tea break
15:15 – 16:00 Skeletal and lameness problems (osteoporosis, rickets, fractures) (Reimers)
16:00 – 17:00 Mycotoxicosis & other intoxications (medication, pesticides, etc.) (Cutler)


Thursday, 13 September 2018
08:00 - …. Farm, hatchery, slaughterhouse, feedmill visits… depending on distance and feasibility.

Friday, 14 September 2018
08:00 – 08:45 Avian hepatitis E virus infection (hepatitis-splenomegaly syndrome) (Reimers)
08:45 – 09:30 Fowl Cholera (Cutler)
09:30 – 10:15 Infectious laryngotracheitis (Cutler)
10:15 – 10:35 Tea break
10:35 – 11:15 Campylobacteriosis (vibrionic hepatitis) (Reimers)
11:15 – 12:00 Emerging and re-emerging layer diseases related to management and production systems changes (Cutler)


PART TWO (22 - 26 October 2018)

Monday, 22 October 2018
08:00 – 09:00 Egg production in the world (Guyonnet)
09:00 – 10:00 Disease and egg production drop investigation in pullets and layers (Gingerich)
10:00 – 10:20 Tea break
10:20 – 11:30 Egg quality, internal and external (Guyonnet)
11:30 – 12:00 Focal duodenal necrosis & necrotic enteritis (Gingerich)
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 14:15 Production systems for layers and pullets (conventional cages, enriched cages, cage-free, free range, etc.) (Guyonnet)
14:15 – 15:00 Food safety (Gingerich)
15:00 – 15:15 Tea break
15:15 – 16:30 Poultry coccidiosis and control measures and external parasites (Zhou)
16:30 – 17:00 Spirochetosis (Gingerich)

Tuesday, 23 October 2018
08:00 – 09:00 Pullets and layers welfare, spent hens disposal, male chick kill, force moulting (Guyonnet)
09:00 – 10:15 Economics of disease prevention. Economics of different production systems (Guyonnet)
10:15 - 10:30 Tea break
10:30 – 11:15 First 10 day problems, dehydration, aspergillosis, staphylococcus infection, omphalitis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc. (Rubinoff)
11:15 – 12:00 Gumboro Disease (Gingerich)
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Chick anemia virus (CAV) (Gingerich)
14:15 – 15:30 Genetic lines part I (past, present, future, the 500 eggs layer) and production potential (Rubinoff)
15:30 – 15:45 Tea break
15:45 – 16:15 Genetic lines part II (past, present, future, the 500 eggs layer) and production potential (Rubinoff)
16:15 – 17:00 Pullets vaccination programs, vaccination monitoring, the use (and efficacy) of vector vaccines (Gingerich)

Wednesday, 24 October 2018
08:00 - 09:30 Lighting program for pullets & layers (according to location in the world in closed or open houses) (Rubinoff)
09:30 - 10:15 Internal parasites & blood borne protozoal parasites (Rubinoff)
10:15 - 10:30 Tea break
10:30 - 11:00 Avian encephalomyelitis (Gingerich)
11:00 - 12:00 Rearing, body weight, uniformity, space allowance (Rubinoff)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Mycoplasmosis and the increasing clinical and economic relevance of Mycoplasma synoviae: its control and eradication (Gingerich)
15:00 - 15:20 Tea break
15:20 - 17:00 Moving the pullets to laying houses (Rubinoff)

Thursday, 25 October 2018
08:00 – 08:45 Fly control (Rubinoff)
08:45 – 09:30 Heat stress (Rubinoff)
09:30 – 10:30 Biosecurity in light of the recent avian influenza outbreaks in the USA & in EU (Rubinoff)
10:30 – 10:45 Tea break
10:45 – 12:00 Hysteria & piling, feather pecking and cannibalism, beak trimming (Gingerich)
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Botulism (Rubinoff)
14:15 – 17:00 Necropsy session and sample collection (all available course masters)

Friday, 26 October 2018
08:00 – 09:00 Non specific enteritis & water quality (Gingerich)
09:00 – 09:30 Tuberculosis (Gingerich)
09:30 – 10:00 Ulcerative dermatitis (Gingerich)
10:00 – 10:20 Tea break
10:20 – 12:00 E. coli infections in pullets and layers (Gingerich)
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Exam layer course/University of Luxembourg
15:30 – 16:30 Tea break, closing of the course and certificate of participation distribution (Cadot, Gauthier, Yang Changsuo)







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