Livestock Day Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin
The Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week Committee is excited to present a Livestock Day featuring Dr Temple Grandin.
Dr. Grandin is a Professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University. She has been a pioneer in improving the handling and welfare of farm animals. She is a prominent author and speaker on animal behavior. Grandin was honored as one of “Time” magazine’s most influential people in 2010 and has authored more than 400 articles in both scientific journals and livestock periodicals on animal handling, welfare and facility design. Recently, she has received the Meritorious award from the World Organization for Animal Health and was inducted into The Academy of Arts and Sciences. Grandin is also widely celebrated as one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share her insights and personal experience with autism.
Dr. Grandin will be presenting, Importance of Good Stockmanship & Design of Livestock Handling Facilities.
Other Presentations Include:
- What Is Your Cow Signals Score? – Barn Walk Through, Amelie Mainville Nadon & Darryl Smith, Purina Cargill
- Proudly Canadian; Our Codes of Practice for the Care & Handling of Farm Animals, Dr. Tina Widowski, University of Guelph
The event takes place in the Elmwood Community Centre, 38 Queen Street West, Elmwood, ON, on October 30th, 2017. Doors open at 9:15 am and the speakers start at 10:00 am. Adjournment at 3:15 pm.
Ticket price of $40 includes Hot Roast Beef Dinner. This event will sell out!!! Only 100 tickets remaining. To purchase tickets click here
Dr. Grandin’s books will be available for purchase and signing.
A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Autism Grey Bruce.
For more Information contact Grey Ag Services: 519-986-3756, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.greyagservices.ca