Series Overview

The FASS Scientific Advisory Committee on Animal Care and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) are collaborating on a dynamic webinar series for participants to learn about current and emerging issues in animal welfare. The webinar format provides an efficient forum to share information on a broad array of topics. Each webinar in the series will feature experts in specific topic areas of farm animal care. We hope that you will find this program useful and informational!

Times and Locations

The first webinar is entitled “Gestation Sow Housing” and has been scheduled to take place on Friday, May 11, 2012.

Gestation Sow Housing
Friday, May 11, 2012
1:00 - 2:30pm CDT

Webinar Recordings Are Now Available


http://www.fass.org/2012animalcareseries/gestation/recordings.asp

Program

Welcome and Introductions
Dr. John McGlone
Texas Tech University
FASS Animal Care Committee, Chair

Biography

Gestation and Farrowing Crates and Pens
Dr. Ken Stalder
Iowa State University

Biography

Options For Group Housing of Sows
Dr. Yuzhi Li
University of Minnesota

Biography

Scientific Comparison of Gestation Housing Systems
Dr. Gail Golab
American Veterinary Medical Association

Biography
Space Needs For Group-Housed Sows
Janeen Salak-Johnson
University of Illinois

Biography

Lameness and Injuries Among Gestating Sows
Dr. Anna Johnson
Iowa State University

Biography

Genotypes for Group Housing
Dr. Craig Lewis
PIC Geneticist

Biography

Options for the Future – Ways to Move Forward
Dr. John McGlone
Texas Tech University


Questions and Discussion