CE Opportunities

PAACO CE Online Opportunity List

Due to many meetings being canceled or postponed, PAACO has created a list of online training that will count for CE credits. Along with the CE listing below all PAACO online courses can be taken for CE credits. As we are notified of others, they will be added to the CE listing on the website. Click here to see the list of continuing education opportunities.

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Date Species Details CE Hour(s)
16094808002021Poultry
International Course on Poultry ProductionIn person
Raleigh, North Carolina
Species: Poultry
Web link: https://poultry.ces.ncsu.edu/international-course-on-poultry-production/
0Beef Feedlot, Meat Plant, Swine, Poultry
Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Amendment to Part XII: Transport of Animals: Health of Animals RegulationsOnline
- Online Webinar - http://www.animaltransportationassociation.org/industrynews/7389600

Webinar summary: The reasons, the methodology and the response to the new federal animal transport regulations.

Species: Beef Feedlot, Meat Plant, Swine, Poultry
Topic: Canadian Transportation Regulations
Web link: http://www.animaltransportationassociation.org/industrynews/7389600
0
BQA modulesIn person
Arizona
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/catalog/
0
Temple Grandin Glass Walls VideosIn person
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkBbso1kwZ3bZTqN5MBLqHWGpRqPCH7gK
16094808002021
North American Regional Meeting of the ISAEIn person
Davis, California
Web link: http://animalwelfare.ucdavis.edu/14th-na-isae.html
12
0Multiple
Improving Animal Welfare and Communication with the PublicOnline

Temple Grandin Professor of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University; author of several books including "Livestock Handling and Transport" and "Thinking in Pictures" Temple Grandin thinks in pictures, and those pictures help her help animals and their handlers by keeping animals calm and less stressed in situations that could be quite stressful for them.

Species: Multiple
Topic: Temple Grandin, behavior, public, stress, handling
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meV3XVCMP4w
1
0Sheep
On Farm Euthanasia of Sheep with Jennifer WoodsOnline

Based on Code of Practice requirements, this webinar will provide information to help maintain animal welfare and handler safety during on-farm euthanasia, including:
  • Why an animal should be euthanized
  • Timeliness of euthanasia
  • Who should euthanize an animal
  • How to euthanize an animal
  • What should be done with the carcass of an animal after euthanasia.

Species: Sheep
Topic: euthanasia, captive bolt, stunning
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64-x3vlFlhU
1
0Beef, Dairy, Bovine
Lameness in Cattle (Farm Animals) 1 - Veterinary Medicine, White Board TutorialOnline

Lameness in farm animals is a big issue which has its huge impact on production and profits and also it has ethical point related to animal welfare.

Species: Beef, Dairy, Bovine
Topic: lameness, scoring, vet, health
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxJHj-cNe4s
0.5
0Multiple
A Conversation About Animal WelfareOnline

Dr. Angela Green, Assistant Professor, from the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Illinois discusses animal welfare.

Species: Multiple
Topic: animal welfare
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAZekuNZVWk
.5
0Multiple
Temple Grandin Keynote at 2012 VT Grazing Conference: Animal Welfare AuditingOnline

At the 2012 Vermont Grazing and Livestock Conference, Dr. Temple Grandin of Colorado State University gave her keynote presentation on How to Set Up and Implement Animal Welfare Auditing Systems. 

Species: Multiple
Topic: Temple Grandin, audit, auditing
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRs4krS-uOM
.5
0Poultry, Chickens
"Chickens on camera: automated assessment of welfare using optical flow" By Professor Marian DawkinsOnline

The system works by using cameras to monitor the movement of whole flocks and then analysing the statistical properties of this movement to give information about not only welfare but also key human health issues such as Campylobacter. 

Species: Poultry, Chickens
Topic: chicken, poultry, assessment, assess, behavior, welfare, management, analysis
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjIuMESr878
1
0Multiple
Panel - Animal Welfare Standards from the Processors & RetailersOnline

Animal Welfare Standards from the Processors & Retailers - Ms. Sarah Wilbourn, Director, Animal Welfare, United Egg Producers; Mr. Jose Rojas, Vice President, Farm Operations, Hormel Inc.; Mr. Mike Brown, Director, Dairy Supply Chain, Kroger Foods; Ms. Christine Summers, Product Safety & Quality Assurance, Costco

Species: Multiple
Topic: Round Table, Panel, Discussion, production, obstacles, problems
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNmHMETanuw
1
0Dairy
Wisconsin Idea Seminar - Balancing Animal Welfare with Economic Realities. Nigel Cook (Nov 2017)Online

Presentation on economic realities regarding animal welfare and humane handling

Species: Dairy
Topic: economics, economic, problems, balance, balancing, welfare
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbX4tEouMHs
1
0Beef
BQA: Cow/Calf CertificationOnline

For those who breed and sell weaned calves. These courses teach methods for raising your cattle in accordance with BQA fundamentals. Topics involve cattle health, stockmanship, marketing, emergency planning, and meat quality. 

Species: Beef
Topic: BQA, beef, care, storage, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
3
0Beef
BQA: Stocker/Backgrounder CertificationOnline

For those who raise and sell feeder cattle. These courses teach methods for raising your cattle in accordance with BQA fundamentals. Topics involve cattle health, stockmanship, marketing, emergency planning, and meat quality. 

Species: Beef
Topic: BQA, beef, care, storage, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
3
0Beef
BQA: Feedyard CertificationOnline

For those who feed and sell fed cattle. These courses teach methods for raising your cattle in accordance with BQA fundamentals. Topics involve cattle health, stockmanship, marketing, emergency planning, and meat quality. 

Species: Beef
Topic: BQA, beef, care, storage, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
3
0Beef
BQA: Transportation Certification for the Professional DriverOnline

These courses teach proper methods for hauling cattle including biosecurity, fitness for transport, trip planning & loading, and emergency management. There are two courses offered: Emphasis on commerical, semi trailers

Species: Beef
Topic: BQA, beef, care, storage, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
3
0Beef
BQA: Transportation Certification for the Farmer and RancherOnline

These courses teach proper methods for hauling cattle including biosecurity, fitness for transport, trip planning & loading, and emergency management. There are two courses offered: Empasis on gooseneck trailers

Species: Beef
Topic: BQA, beef, care, storage, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
3
0Dairy
DACQA - Animal Health Online

The Dairy Animal Care and Quality Assurance - Animal Health package is meant to assist dairy producers in implementing good animal heath practices on their dairy operation. This is accomplished through focusing on the animal heath specific modules of the Dairy Animal Care and Quality Assurance - Comprehensive package. DAQCA training equips dairy producers with the tools needed to practice quality animal care and food production.

Species: Dairy
Topic: DACQA, Dairy, care, operations, health
Web link: https://www.animalcaretraining.org/default.aspx?action=PackageDetail&type=DAIRY
2
0Dairy
DACQA - ComprehensiveOnline

The Dairy Animal Care and Quality Assurance – Comprehensive package is designed to assist dairy producers in producing quality dairy and beef products by providing information on topics such as nutritional management, marketing and transportation, animal handling, treatment protocols and proper record-keeping.

Species: Dairy
Topic: DACQA, Dairy, care, operations, health, nutrition, handling, records, record-keeping, transport
Web link: https://www.animalcaretraining.org/default.aspx?action=PackageDetail&type=DAIRY
3
0Dairy
DACQA - Non-Ambulatory Cattle Management TrainingOnline

The care and handling of a non-ambulatory (downer) animal is an important issue that faces the Dairy industry on a daily basis. It is important for all cattle handlers to understand the proper ways to care for these compromised animals. This package includes three different training modules: The Care and Handling of Non-Ambulatory Dairy Cattle, Human Euthanasia of Dairy Cattle and Carcass Disposal. Each of these modules help prepare the caretaker for the decisions that must be made when dealing with a non-ambulatory animal.

Species: Dairy
Topic: DACQA, Dairy, care, operations, health, euthanasia, compromised animal, non-ambulatory
Web link: https://www.animalcaretraining.org/default.aspx?action=PackageDetail&type=DAIRY
.5
0Bovine
Dr. Noffsinger's Animal Handling TrainingOnline

Dr. Tom Noffsinger explains routine handling techniques that can help create a more stress free environment for cattle. Topics covered include tagging newborns, preparing for weaning, receiving cattle, processing, and more.
 
14 modules - $450 for all modules of $50 each module
14 hours of CE credit is if you take all 14 modules. Otherwise you will get credit for the number of modules/hours you sat through.

Species: Bovine
Topic: Handling, cattle stockmanship, bud box, handling, processing
Web link: https://www.animalcaretraining.org/default.aspx?action=PackageDetail&type=Handling
14
0Swine
PQA: Pork Quality AssuranceOnline

Training focused on-farm for producers and employees working with swine

Species: Swine
Topic: PQA, farm, on-farm, handling, welfare, production
Web link: https://www.pork.org/certifications/pork-quality-assurance-plus/
2
0Swine
TQA: Transport Quality AssuranceOnline

Training focused on loading, transport, and unloading of swine for truck drivers, load crews, plant personnel

Species: Swine
Topic: TQA, transport, transportation, loading, unloading
Web link: https://www.pork.org/certifications/transport-quality-assurance/
2
0Swine
Who Are These Auditors Coming on My Farm? - PORK AcademyOnline

Who Are These Auditors Coming on My Farm? - PORK Academy - Collette Kaster, PAACO, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Species: Swine
Topic: audit, auditors, CSIA
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POMlOPi4th8
1
0Beef, Sheep, Poultry
To Stun or Not to Stun: Why Shouldn't The Consumer Know and Choose?Online

Presentation focused on stunning and public perception

Species: Beef, Sheep, Poultry
Topic: euthanasia, captive bolt, stunning, consumer, public perception
Web link: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/to-stun-or-not-to-stun/
.5
0Beef
NMPAN Webinar: Best Practices for Kosher & Halal Slaughter in USDA Inspected SlaughtherhousesOnline

Focus on the topic of religious animal slaughter, to better understand what exactly is Kosher and Halal animal slaughter, how it can be done under USDA inspection, and what are the best practices to assure humane kill under these religious tenets.

Species: Beef
Topic: kosher, halal, religious, slaughter, harvest
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKitGEJuKNI&feature=youtu.be
1
0Multiple
Talking Animal Agriculture Webinar with Michele Payn WebinarOnline

Michele will help you build understanding around hot topics such as housing, hormones and antibiotics. She gives you tips to create an action plan for you to go beyond the choir to more proactively talk about the many issues facing animal agriculture.

Species: Multiple
Topic: Public perception, action plan, discussion, housing, hormones, antibiotics
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6kXCirCGJk
1
0Sheep
Webinar: Breeding for Sheep Welfare with Dr. David ScobieOnline

Selection for specific traits can help improve animal welfare, decrease labour costs and increase disease resistance. In this webinar, Dr. David Scobie discusses his experiences in researching and breeding sheep towards this goal

Species: Sheep
Topic: breeding, welfare, disease, health, genetics
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlXYQwRGx6E
1
0Sheep
Webinar: Humane Handling for Sheep with Jennifer WoodsOnline

In this webinar Jennifer reviews the Code requirements in regards to sheep handling and provide you with insight into sheep behaviour and handling techniques to ensure you meeting the Codes. 

Species: Sheep
Topic: handling, behavior
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1fpMedfUBo
1
0Sheep
Webinar: Ideas to Reduce Labour and Improve Ewe Welfare at Lambing Time with Philip BergOnline

In this webinar, Philip Berg will discuss ways to reduce labor at lambing time so sheep producers can spend more time monitoring newborn lambs. 

Species: Sheep
Topic: welfare, newborn, lambing
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYS6bj5gJT4
1
0Poultry
Animal Welfare Training for the Broiler Industy-HatcheryOnline

Assist broiler growing companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include industry approved standards which meet those recommended by the National Chicken Council. The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module.

Species: Poultry
Topic: Chicken, Poultry, Broiler, operations, hatchery, FACTA, Spanish
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/broiler/
1
0Poultry
Animal Welfare Training for the Broiler Industy- ManagerOnline

Assist broiler growing companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include industry approved standards which meet those recommended by the National Chicken Council. The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module.

Species: Poultry
Topic: Chicken, Poultry, Broiler, operations, manager, management, FACTA, Spanish
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/broiler/
2
0Poultry
Animal Welfare Training for the Broiler Industy- On-FarmOnline

Assist broiler growing companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include industry approved standards which meet those recommended by the National Chicken Council. The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module.

Species: Poultry
Topic: Chicken, Poultry, Broiler, operations, farm, on-farm, FACTA, Spanish
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/broiler/
1
0Poultry
Animal Welfare Training for the Broiler Industy- Plant OperationsOnline

Assist broiler growing companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include industry approved standards which meet those recommended by the National Chicken Council. The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module.

Species: Poultry
Topic: Chicken, Poultry, Broiler, operations, plant, in-plant, Spanish
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/broiler/
1
0Poultry, Layer
Animal Welfare Training for the Layer Industry Online

Assist layer companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include industry approved standards which meet those recommended by the United Egg Producers (UEP). The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module. FACTA AW Training for the Layer Industry programs cover the breadth of all egg producing operations (caged and cage free)

Species: Poultry, Layer
Topic: Chicken, Poultry, Layer, FACTA, operations, egg, cage free, caged
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/layer/
1
0Swine, Pork
Animal Welfare Training for the Pork Industry - Employee Online

Assist pork farm operations in complying with industry AW guidelines. FACTA AW Training for the Pork Industry programs include training for production staff and management and cover the breadth of all pork operations:

Species: Swine, Pork
Topic: Pork, Pigs, Swine, FACTA, operations
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/pork/
1
0Swine, Pork
Animal Welfare Training for the Pork Industry - ManagerOnline

Assist pork farm operations in complying with industry AW guidelines. FACTA AW Training for the Pork Industry programs include training for production staff and management and cover the breadth of all pork operations:

Species: Swine, Pork
Topic: Pork, Pigs, Swine, FACTA, operations, manager, management
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/pork/
2
0Turkey
Animal Welfare Training for the Turkey Industry - HatcheryOnline

Assist turkey growing companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include FACTA approved standards which meet those recommended by the National Turkey Federation. The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module. FACTA AW Training for the Turkey Industry programs cover the breadth of all Turkey growing operations.

Species: Turkey
Topic: Turkey, poultry, FACTA, operations, hatchery
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/turkey/
1
0Turkey
Animal Welfare Training for the Turkey Industry - ManagerOnline

Assist turkey growing companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include FACTA approved standards which meet those recommended by the National Turkey Federation. The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module. FACTA AW Training for the Turkey Industry programs cover the breadth of all Turkey growing operations.

Species: Turkey
Topic: Turkey, poultry, FACTA, operations, manager, management
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/turkey/
2
0Turkey, Poultry
Animal Welfare Training for the Turkey Industry - On-FarmOnline

Assist turkey growing companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include FACTA approved standards which meet those recommended by the National Turkey Federation. The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module. FACTA AW Training for the Turkey Industry programs cover the breadth of all Turkey growing operations.

Species: Turkey, Poultry
Topic: Turkey, poultry, FACTA, operations, farm, on-farm
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/turkey/
1
0Turkey, Poultry
Animal Welfare Training for the Turkey Industry - PlantOnline

Assist turkey growing companies in complying with AW guidelines. They are designed to include FACTA approved standards which meet those recommended by the National Turkey Federation. The AW Audit Tool that is used in conjunction with these guidelines is reflected in the learning objectives of each training and certification module. FACTA AW Training for the Turkey Industry programs cover the breadth of all Turkey growing operations.

Species: Turkey, Poultry
Topic: Turkey, poultry, FACTA, operations, plant, in-plant
Web link: https://factallc.com/training/turkey/
1
1624942800Jun 29-30, 2021Poultry, beef, swine
Recent advances in animal welfare science Online
United Kingdom

Recent advances in animal welfare science VIII

Virtual UFAW Animal Welfare Conference

29th- 30th June 2021

Following the success of our 2020 virtual conference, UFAW’s 2021 conference – ‘Recent advances in animal welfare science VIII’ will also be a free to attend online event, held on 29-30th June 2021. Our planned meeting which was to be held in Edinburgh will be postponed until summer 2022.
 
For more information please visit, https://www.ufaw.org.uk/ufaw-events/recent-advances-in-animal-welfare-science-viii?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=118610716&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8q9q30TCDfIQsv2dw4teowh1_XmD4dnfTXPSGGKQ-P9eccifboLVIBINVL1tdF93BE_fZqjDfGepGjho1oi-FtU-D2EcYXF9Baie_Hv-y3QRmGtUs&utm_content=118610716&utm_source=hs_email 

Species: Poultry, beef, swine
Topic: science, welfare advancements, Europe
6
0Beef
Cattle Transport and Concerns for BruisingOnline

Cattle Transport and Concerns for Bruising 
 
Nationwide, well over $30 million per year is lost to cattle bruising and damage done to the carcass leading up to and during transport. In this presentation, OSU Extension Beef Specialist Dr. Steve Boyles discusses ways to reduce these losses while covering the basics of Transportation Beef Quality Assurance.
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zBaCP1sPII

Species: Beef
Topic: bruising, bruises, meat quality, cattle, beef
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zBaCP1sPII
.5
0Multiple
Responder and Farmer Wellbeing Before, During and After an Animal Health EmergencyIn person

Responder and Farmer Wellbeing Before, During and After an Animal Health Emergency.
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei82u60IcME
 
 
 

Species: Multiple
Topic: emergency, animal health, FAD, foreign animal disease, wellbeing, welfare, human
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei82u60IcME
1
0Cattle, sheep
Canadian livestock Transport (CLT) Cattle/SheepIn person

A standardized course offering certification that is recognized throughout Canada and United States. The program is led by an industry initiative to address the need for increased accountability and improved handling practices in livestock transport.
 
$200 CDN or all 4 $525 CDN 
 
For more information http://www.livestocktransport.ca/en/training/online/

Species: Cattle, sheep
Topic: CLT, Canada, transportation,
Web link: http://www.livestocktransport.ca/en/training/online/
3
0Hog, Swine
Canadian livestock Transport (CLT) HogIn person

A standardized course offering certification that is recognized throughout Canada and United States. The program is led by an industry initiative to address the need for increased accountability and improved handling practices in livestock transport.
 
$200 CDN or all 4 $525 CDN
 
For more information http://www.livestocktransport.ca/en/training/online/ 

Species: Hog, Swine
Topic: CLT, Canada, transportation
Web link: http://www.livestocktransport.ca/en/training/online/
3
0Poultry
Canadian livestock Transport (CLT) PoultryIn person

A standardized course offering certification that is recognized throughout Canada and United States. The program is led by an industry initiative to address the need for increased accountability and improved handling practices in livestock transport.
 
$200 CDN or all 4 for $525 CDN
 
For more information http://www.livestocktransport.ca/en/training/online/ 
 
 

Species: Poultry
Topic: CLT, Canada, transportation,
Web link: http://www.livestocktransport.ca/en/training/online/
3
0Aquaculture
Aquaculture Animal WelfareIn person

Aquaculture Animal Welfare 
 
Three experts from around the globe (Norway, Australia, U.S) discuss the current status of aquaculture animal welfare. 
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV784LiOUY8

Species: Aquaculture
Topic: aquaculture, animal welfare
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV784LiOUY8
1
0Bovine, cattle
Cattle care 365In person

Merck Cattle Care 365 
 
Free
 
For more information please visit https://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/cattle-care365

Species: Bovine, cattle
Topic: animal welfare, merck
Web link: https://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/cattle-care365
2
0Dairy, cattle
Dairy Care 365In person

Merck Dairy Care 365
 
Free
 
For more information please visit https://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/dairy-care-365

Species: Dairy, cattle
Topic: animal welfare, merck
Web link: https://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/dairy-care-365
2
0Aquaculture
Aqua Care 365 In person

Merck Aqua Care 365 
 
Free
 
For more information https://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/aqua-care365

Species: Aquaculture
Topic: animal welfare, merck
Web link: https://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/aqua-care365
2
0Aquaculture
WEBINAR - Fish Welfare and AquacultureIn person

Updates on the latest scientific evidence related to aquatic species’ intelligence. Learn about fish welfare issues in aquaculture and fisheries and ways to improve. Webinare by Mr Billo Heinzpeter Studer ( Founder and President of fair-fish – www.fair-fish.net ) and Mr Paolo Bray ( Founder and Director of Friend of the Sea – www.friendofthesea.org ) 
 
Free 
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELSD-4PUGl0

Species: Aquaculture
Topic: animal welfare, intelligence, fisheries
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELSD-4PUGl0
1
0Aquaculture
Dr. Becca Frank- Positive welfare for fish: rationale and ways forwardIn person

Dr. Becca Franks speaks about work related to fish welfare, discussing how positive welfare fits in with the present fish welfare literature and identifying promising areas for future investigation including research in naturalistic settings and leveraging citizen science opportunities.
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcBn3BMWP2Y
 
 

Species: Aquaculture
Topic: animal welfare, research, fish
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcBn3BMWP2Y
1
0Aquaculture
Fish Welfare PresentationIn person

Fish Welfare Presentation
 
Presentation to 3rd year veterinary students at Murdoch University, Western Australia. Dr. Loh The Fish Vet.
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9H4RA6apC34
 

Species: Aquaculture
Topic: animal welfare, fish, vet, veterinarian
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9H4RA6apC34
1
0Aquaculture
Do fish feel pain and why does it matter?In person

Fish, with their lack of facial expressions or recognisable communication, are often overlooked when it comes to welfare. Annually, millions of fish are caught on barbed hooks, or left to die by suffocation on the decks of fishing boats – should we be concerned about this?
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyjHHmc7QB0

Species: Aquaculture
Topic: fish, behavior, welfare, pain, ethics
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyjHHmc7QB0
1
0Turkey, poultry
Dr. Molly Parker - Poultry Welfare Issues for Turkey ProducersIn person

Poultry Welfare Issues for Turkey Producers - Dr. Molly Parker, Food Safety & Animal Care and Well Being, Butterball, LLC, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities, April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA. 
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx20O6v8eAY

Species: Turkey, poultry
Topic: poultry, turkey, welfare
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx20O6v8eAY
.5
0Poultry
Dr. Phil Stayer - How We Grow Chickens at Sanderson FarmsIn person

How We Grow Chickens at Sanderson Farms - Dr. Phil Stayer, Sanderson Farms, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities, April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA.
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KD8ONyixJw

Species: Poultry
Topic: poultry, chickens, production
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KD8ONyixJw
.5
0Multiple
Mr. Matt Jones - The Role of 3rd Party On-Farm AuditsIn person

The Role of 3rd Party On-Farm Audits - Mr. Matt Jones, Vice President of Auditing, Validus Services, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities, April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iHEa_wuAiM

Species: Multiple
Topic: auditing, audit, auditors, 3rd party, farm
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iHEa_wuAiM
.5
0Multiple
Ms. Linda Chezem - Legal Perspective, What to Expect, and How to Handle the ActivistsIn person

Legal Perspective, What to Expect, and How to Handle the Activists - Ms. Linda Chezem, Of Counsel, Foley, Peden, and Wisco & Judge (ret.) Indiana Court of Appeals, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, ""U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities"", April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA.
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TabQRRHQOfk

Species: Multiple
Topic: activists, animal rights, legal, law
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TabQRRHQOfk
.5
0Multiple
Dr. Janet Helms - Animal Welfare Standards: Good for animals. Good for farmers.In person

Dr. Janet Helms - Animal Welfare Standards: Good for animals. Good for farmers. 
 
Animal Welfare Standards: Good for animals. Good for farmers. - Dr. Janet Helms, National Director, American Humane, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, ""U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities"", April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG7nCUK6xS8

Species: Multiple
Topic: animal welfare, farmers, producers, benefits
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG7nCUK6xS8
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0Multiple
Panel - Animal Welfare Standards from the Research, Government, and Trade GroupsIn person

Panel - Animal Welfare Standards from the Research, Government, and Trade Groups
 
Animal Welfare Standards from the Research, Government, and Trade Groups - Dr. Tony Forshey, State Veterinarian, Ohio Department of Agriculture; Mr. Mike Bumgarner, President & CEO, United Producers Association; Dr. Candace Croney, Director, Center for Animal Welfare Science, Purdue University; Dr. David Glauer, State Veterinarian Ohio (ret.); Mr. Bryan Black, Past President of the National Pork Producers Council and Member of Ohio Livestock Care Standards, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, ""U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities"", April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA.
 
Free 
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNClfSrzp_o

Species: Multiple
Topic: animal welfare, research, trade, panel
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNClfSrzp_o
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Ms. Chelsea Good - Overview & Comparison of State Farm Animal Welfare LegislationIn person

Overview & Comparison of State Farm Animal Welfare Legislation - Ms. Chelsea Good, J.D., Livestock Marketing Association, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, ""U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities"", April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA.
 
Free 
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=294xyHD4aFY

Species: Multiple
Topic: animal welfare, state, legislation
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=294xyHD4aFY
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0Bovine, cattle, Dairy
Safeguarding Animal WelfareIn person

Shows overview of Irish animal welfare and production of Holstein calves for export.
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mBxSOl2mL8

Species: Bovine, cattle, Dairy
Topic: animal welfare, Ireland, Europe, cows, export
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mBxSOl2mL8
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0Swine
Dr. Matt Ritter - Safe and Effective Animal MovementIn person

Animal Well Being Decisions for Modern Pork Production, Part I Safe and Effective Animal Movement - Dr. Matt Ritter, Elanco Animal Health, from the 2012 Iowa Pork Congress, January 24 - 26, Des Moines, IA, USA.
 
Free
 
View video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HL4OI16ah0

Species: Swine
Topic: pigs, transportation, welfare
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HL4OI16ah0
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0Pork, Beef, Poultry, Dairy
CO2 Safety and OperationIn person

This training guide helps prevent accidents and failures when working with Co2. Working with Co2 can very dangerous and costly mistakes can be made easily by untrained employees. Use this to train new and experienced operators.
 
https://clstrategies.com/training-materials

Species: Pork, Beef, Poultry, Dairy
Topic: CO2, gas, Butina, stunning
Web link: https://clstrategies.com/training-materials
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0Pork, Beef, Poultry, Dairy
Livestock Manager Certification for Harvest Plant leaders and trainersIn person

Focuses include:
1. Animal care, welfare, & evaluation
2. System evaluation/ Hazard analysis
3. Robust Program Creation
4. Manager/ Trainer preparedness
5. Laws and regulations
6. Internal auditing
7. Troubleshooting
8. Emergency response training
 
https://clstrategies.com/training-materials

Species: Pork, Beef, Poultry, Dairy
Topic: manager, management, RSA, robust systematic approach, animal welfare, regulations
Web link: https://clstrategies.com/training-materials
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0Beef, cattle
Cow-Calf CertificationIn person

For those who breed and sell weaned calves. These courses teach methods for raising your cattle in accordance with BQA fundamentals. Topics involve cattle health, stockmanship, marketing, emergency planning, and meat quality. 
 
Free 
 
For more information https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?

Species: Beef, cattle
Topic: BQA, beef, care, storage, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
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0Beef, cattle
Stocker/Backgrounder CertificationIn person

For those who raise and sell feeder cattle. These courses teach methods for raising your cattle in accordance with BQA fundamentals. Topics involve cattle health, stockmanship, marketing, emergency planning, and meat quality. 
 
Free
 
For more information https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?

Species: Beef, cattle
Topic: BQA, beef, care, storage, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
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0Beef, cattle
Feedyard CertificationIn person

For those who feed and sell fed cattle. These courses teach methods for raising your cattle in accordance with BQA fundamentals. Topics involve cattle health, stockmanship, marketing, emergency planning, and meat quality.
 
Free 
 
For more information https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?

Species: Beef, cattle
Topic: BQA, beef, care, storage, handling, feedyard, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
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0Beef, cattle
BQA Transportation Certification for the Professional DriverIn person

These courses teach proper methods for hauling cattle including biosecurity, fitness for transport, trip planning & loading, and emergency management. There are two courses offered: Emphasis on commerical, semi trailers
 
Free 
 
For more information please visit https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?

Species: Beef, cattle
Topic: BQA, beef, care, transport, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
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0Beef, cattle
BQA Transportation Certification for the Farmer and RancherIn person

These courses teach proper methods for hauling cattle including biosecurity, fitness for transport, trip planning & loading, and emergency management. There are two courses offered: Empasis on gooseneck trailers.
 
Free
 
For more information https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?

Species: Beef, cattle
Topic: BQA, beef, care, transport, handling, Spanish
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/Default.asp?
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0Poultry
Disease Prevention & Pastured Poultry Welfare Online

3/27/2019 BFRDP Workshop: Disease Prevention & Pastured Poultry Welfare
 
Dr. Richard Blatchford
 
UC Davis Vet Med Poultry Univeristy
 
Free
 
Watch lecture here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmXj8FozCIE 

Species: Poultry
Topic: animal welfare, disease prevention, poultry welfare, poultry
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmXj8FozCIE
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1625720400Jul 8-9, 2021Poultry
Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference Poultry ProgramIn person

2021 Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference
POULTRY PROGRAM
 
Thursday, July 8, 2021-- Moderator - - Dr. Karen Burns Grogan
 
 
8:00 – 8:45             The John A. Smith Clinical Poultry Medicine Lecture       
                                                David French
           
8:45 - 9:15                Troubleshooting feed milling errors
                                                Adam Ferenholz
           
9:15 – 9:45              BREAK
           
 
9:45 – 10:00            Evaluation of mycotoxins and their metabolites in broiler feed and blood throughout production
                                                Rachel Thiemann
 
 
10:00 – 10:15           NPIP Updates
                                                Elena Behnke
 
 
10:15 – 10:30           Title TBD
                                                Katie Burchfield
                                   
 
10:30 - 11:00           Summary of IBDV and Reovirus isolations in the Southeastern U.S.
                                                Holly Sellers
 
 
11:00 – 11:15            Alabama laboratory cases of interest
                                                Brigetta Allen Hughes
 
 
11:15 – 11:30             Avian pathogenic E. coli (APEC): an old enemy, full of new tricks
                                                Nicolle Barbieri
 
 
11:30 – 11:45            Friends on the other side
                                                Alix Nelson
 
 
 
Friday, July 9, 2021 - -Moderator - - Dr. Karen Burns Grogan
 
 
8:00 – 8:30             Multiple introductions of MG in Alabama resulting in vaccination on a 12 house breeder farm                      
Steve McCarter
                                   
 
8:30 – 8:45              Late Breaking Issues
 
 
8:45 – 9:00              Late Breaking Issues
                       
 
9:00 – 9:30              Break
 
 
9:30 – 10:00            Harnessing CRISPR-SeroSeq to improve Salmonella detection and mitigation in poultry
Nikki Shariat
 
 
10:00 – 10:15           Title TBD
Michael Quist
 
 
10:15 - 11:00             Overview of recent research on spray application of vaccines
                                                Brian Jordan
 
 
11:00 – 11:15            A new differential for neurologic disease in chickens?
                                                Natalie Armour
 
           
11:15 – 11:30             Georgia laboratory cases of interest    
                                                Emily Pittman
 
 
11:30 – 11:45            Georgia prescription regulations and your poultry practice
                                                Heather Lindell Tally
 
 
11:45 - 12:00            Regulatory Issues and AI Response Plan Discussion
GA and AL State Veterinarians, AVICs
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT: https://emeraldcoastvc.com/           

Species: Poultry
Topic: animal welfare, poultry, poultry medicine
Web link: https://emeraldcoastvc.com/
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1628571600Aug 10-11, 2021Poultry
2021 MPA Virtual Breeder/Hatchery SeminarOnline

Mississippi Poultry Association 
Breeder/Hatchery Seminar
AUGUST 10 - 11, 2021
Virtual
 
Topic Speaker
August 10th   
Primary disease challenges in pullets Dr. Sue Ann Hubbard
Keeping "ugly eggs" out of the hatchery Patrick O'Haver
The Poultry Industry:  Animal Welfare and Sustainability Dr. Shawna Weimer
Managing nervousness in pullets Dr. Austin Jasek 
Nutrient Management Plans/Litter disposal permits Tracy Tomkins
August 11th   
Topic Speaker
   
Management for egg production/fertility TBD
Managing CO2 levels during the hatch window Dr. Chris Williams
What serology and titers can tell the breeder department Dr. Kristen Sutherland
Water sanitation in hatcheries Mary Foy
Effets of incubation on chick quality Scott Jordan
Disease/POSC Department Update Drs. Jim Watson/Mary Beck
 
For more information please visit https://www.mspoultry.org/index.cfm

Species: Poultry
Topic: animal welfare, poultry, breeder/hatchery
Web link: https://www.mspoultry.org/index.cfm
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1635138000Oct 25-28, 2021Dairy, cattle
41st ADSA Discover Conference on Health Management of CalvesOnline

Conference Reminder: 41st ADSA Discover Conference on Health Management of Calves
 
Health Management of Calves: From Intrauterine Life to Successful Weaning
October 25-28, 2021
Eaglewood Resort & Spa in Itasca, IL and presented virtually

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Hosted by the American Dairy Science Association®
 
The pre-weaning period is critical for the growth and future productivity of replacement animals. However, dairy cattle producers and their veterinarians continue to face important, ongoing, and emerging challenges regarding calf management from intrauterine life to the time of weaning. This conference will explore the many changes in dairy calf management practices, and research conducted over the last decade. Additionally, attendees will be invited to present a poster on research related to one of the following conference topics. A call for posters will be announced in the coming weeks. This program will be held as a hybrid conference with in-person and virtual participation options.
Conference Topics
  • Fetal Development and Early Life
  • Calf Health
  • Preweaning Nutrition
  • Transition to the Ruminant Calf
  • Animal Welfare and Ethics
Various industry stakeholders including researchers, veterinary practitioners, nutritionists, extension agents, educators, and dairy consultants are encouraged to participate. Graduate students and early career professionals are especially encouraged to attend.
Early Registration Deadline: September 24, 2021
Registration fees increase by $100 after September 24.
Click here to register
To view complete conference information:
https://www.adsa.org/Meetings/41st-Discover-Conference
To reserve hotel:
Click here
For additional program details:
Angel Abuelo (Michigan State University, co-chair)
Sabine Mann (Cornell University, co-chair)
Larry R. Miller, ADSA Discover Conferences
Molly Kelley, ADSA Discover Conferences
ARPAS has assigned 18 CEU's, based on contact hours and content, for ARPAS members in attendance at the 41st Discover Conference.
This program has also been submitted (but is not yet approved) for 10.5 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.
Click here to view the conference program

Species: Dairy, cattle
Topic: Dairy, cattle, welfare, health management
Web link: https://www.adsa.org/Portals/0/SiteContent/Docs/Meetings/Discover/DC41/DC41_Program.pdf
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