Eight flock supervisors from Delmarva’s five chicken companies received Outstanding Flock Supervisor awards at Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc.’s 53rd National Meeting on Poultry Health, Processing and Live Production.
DPI hosted the meeting Oct. 8-10 at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland.
Flock supervisors honored were Steve Windsor, Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, a five-time recipient; Jessica Crabtree, Allen Harim Farms, a two-time recipient; George Sherman, Perdue Foods, a two-time recipient; Todd Hite Jr., Tyson Foods Inc., a two-time recipient; Wade Parks, Amick Farms; Matt Campbell, Mountaire Farms of Delaware; Izaak Donohoe, Perdue Foods; and Emily Markey, Perdue Foods.
More than two dozen veterinarians, chicken company leaders, government officials, researchers, extension educators, and animal health officials delivered talks at the meeting on topics ranging from animal antibiotic use to food safety to litter management to biosecurity. In conjunction with the meeting, DPI worked with the University of Maryland Extension and the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension to host a Denton, Maryland, meeting for chicken growers Oct. 9.
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