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Livestock Day featuring Dr. Temple Grandin

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Elmwood, ON N0G 1S0

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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 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 includes Hot Roast Beef Dinner. This event will sell out. Don't delay to purchase your tickets!

Dr. Grandin's books will be available for purchase and signing.

For more Information contact Grey Ag Services: 519-986-3756, info@greyagservices.ca, www.greyagservices.ca

We would like to thank our Major Sponsors: Purina, Farm Credit Canada, Trillium Mutual Insurance Company, BDO Chartered Accountants and Advisors, Jaylor, Roberts Farm Equipment, & Grey and Bruce County Beef Farmers, Bluewater Feed Company Ltd.

Special thanks to our other Sponsors & Supporters: Metzger Veterinary Services; Chesley Veterinary Services; Miller Veterinary Services; Ukal Canada; Coles; and Ice River Springs

Follow us on Twitter & Facebook @GBFarmersWeek #GBFW18 #GBFW #DrTempleGrandin

Following this event, Dr. Grandin will be speaking at an Equine Evening where she will be joined by Ian Millar. Please see that event - Equine Evening with Dr. Temple Grandin and Ian Millar, listed in a seperate posting.

A portion of the proceeds from these 2 events will be donated to Autism Grey Bruce.

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