TUCKER, Ga. – The latest technology, equipment innovations and trends in the hatchery-breeder industry will be the focus of the USPOULTRY 2013 Hatchery-Breeder Clinic. The annual program is scheduled for July 9-10, at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham, Ala.

“This year’s program will provide essential tools and resources to help managers stay abreast of new developments that can assist them in their day-to-day duties, as well as highlight cost-saving innovations for running an efficient and effective hatchery-breeder operation,” said program committee chairman Jack Patrick, Harrison Poultry, Inc.

Topics include: an Agri Stats Review for Hatcheries and Breeders; Cocci Vaccine Alternatives: Pros and Cons; Chick Mortality; Biosecurity Methods for Hatcheries and Breeders; Disease Update and Prevention Methods; Hatching Eggs: Sanitation/Handling/Storage; and concurrent breakout sessions on related hatchery and breeder topics.