Raising the Bar, was the theme of this year's Livestock Care Conference, which was dubbed LCC 2.0. It featured virtual presentations by top experts, live chat and an interactive Q&A, backed by vibrant social media conversation at #LCC2point0.
Due to the current environment of concern and caution, the team at Alberta Farm Animal Care is morphing its annual networking conference – the Livestock Care Conference - into a virtual speaking series. The LCC 2.0 will take place on Thursday, March 19th.
Beak treatment of laying hens is an important management practice as it is one of the most effective methods of controlling or eliminating cannibalism within egg-production flocks. Infrared beak treatment (IRBT) is the most commonly used methodology in Canada, and the available literature shows that IRBT has less of a negative impact on production and welfare than with other methodologies.
The goal of the Animal Health Emergency Management (AHEM) Project is to provide producers and their organizations with sector-specific tools that can be used in a disease emergency.
The theme of the 2019 Livestock Care Conference (LCC) reflected the goal of the conference - to have the industry working together to advance farm animal care today, while pushing the pace for a strong future.