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Livestock Day Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin

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Livestock Day Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin

Time: October 30, 2017 from 10am to 3:15pm
Location: Elmwood Community Centre
Street: 38 Queen Street West
City/Town: Elmwood, Ontario
Phone: 5199863756
Event Type: agricultural, event
Organized By: Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Committee
Latest Activity: Oct 24

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Event Description

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, 2017Doors 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 go to https://www.eventbrite.ca /e/livestock-day-featuring-dr-temple-grandin-tickets-36308344235?aff=es2.

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, info@greyagservices.ca, www.greyagservices.ca

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