High Quality Poultry Congress 2016

June 8 to June 10

Playa del Carmen, Mexico



June 08

Arrival - Late Cocktail de Bienvenida

June 09

08h00 - 08h25 Welcome. MSD in LATAM, our vision, proposal and strategies to create value
Luis Etcharren
08h25 - 09h00 Feeding strategies for controlling gut health in cocci-vaccinated broilers
Steve Lesson
09h00 - 09h35 The role of a coccidiosis challenge in Necrotic Entreritis outbreaks. How the vaccines can help to prevent this challenge?
Steve Davis
09h35 - 10h10 Caloric considerations in the broiler production environment
Leland McKinney
10h10 - 10h45 Coffe/ break
10h45 - 11h20 FORTEGRA: to develop solid E. maxima immunity
Greg Mathis
11h20 - 12h30 Chair: Jorge Arce
12h30 - 14h00 Lunch
14h00 - 14h35 New Emerging Food Consumer
Joe DePippo
14h35 - 15h10 Fortegra concept: innovative approach to coccidiosis control
Fernando Vargas
15h10 - 15h45 Multi-year performance using coccidiosis vaccination
Linnea Newman
15h45 - 16h15 The broiler carcass uniformity, pigmentation and yield impact of coccidiosis vaccinated flocks.
José Arce
16h15 - 16h50 Coffee break
16h50 - 17h50 Chair: Jesús Cabriales
17h50 - 18h30 Voting System

June 10

08h00 - 08h30 FORTEGRA . Coccidiosis control results in Argentina
08h30 - 09h00 FORTEGRA. Testimonial in the Gulf Coast of Mexico.
Ramiro de Gasperin
09h00 - 09h30 FORTEGRA. Field trial results in Mexico
Jorge Arceo
09h30 - 10h00 Yield loss: from feed withdrawal to processing
Linnea Newman
10h00 - 10h20 Coffee break
10h20 - 11h00 To be confirmed
11h00 - 11h30 Coccidiosis vaccines: Evolution and perspectives
Francisco Zorrilla
11h30 - 12h00 Chair: Francisco Rios
12h00 - 13h30 Lunch
13h30 - 16h00 Tulum Tour
16h00 - 20h00 Dinner and social activity


Steve Lesson, PhD.

Doctor of Philosophy - Poultry nutrition from the University of Nottingham (1974). Dr. Lesson has worked 38 years as Professor at the Animal & Poultry Science Department of the University of Guelph in Canada. In 2014 was named Professor Emeritus, University of Guelph. He has written 360 papers in referred journals and 6 books on various aspects of poultry nutrition and management.


PhD. Greg F. Mathis

Bachelor of Science from North Georgia College. Dr. Mathis worked for the United States Department of Agriculture, later enrolled at the University of Georgia where he earned his Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the Poultry Science Department. Started Southern Poultry Research, Inc. a private contract poultry research company which has been in business over 25 years, serving the pharmaceutical and poultry industries working on nutritional, coccidiosis vaccination, Necrotic Enteritis, Salmonella, and replace - ments for antibiotic growth promoters. During that time he has written numerous manuscripts and trade articles. He has extensively made scientific presentations, lectures, and taught numerous poultry pathology courses both nationally and inter - nationally. He was awarded the American Poultry Historical Society Award in 2012.


DVM, Dipl, ACPV. Stephen Davis

B.S. in Agriculture and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. Completed an Avian Medicine Internship at North Carolina State University and became a Diplomate of the American College of Poultry Veterinarians in 1993. His career started in with Gold’n Plump Poultry and Simmons Foods. Then after served as the Director of Technical Services-Poultry for Roche and then Director of the Global Poultry Business Unit for Fort Dodge Animal Health. For 16 years, has managed and owned Colorado Quality Research, Inc. of Wellington, CO and currently serves as the company’s CEO. CQR is a contract poultry research company that has served the industry since 1980, specialized in poultry nutrition and health research.


PhD Leland McKinney

Dr McKinney received a B.S. in Feed Science and Management at Kansas State Uni versity in 1998, an M.S. in Grain Science at Kansas State University in 2000 and a Ph.D. in Poultry Nutrition in 2005 from Oklahoma State University. He worked toge ther with Dr. Robert Teeter on the PhD thesis: "A dynamic broiler growth model interfacing metabolic efficiency with the production environment". Dr. McKinney has extensive expertise in the Nutrition and Feed industries, has worked as Exten sion State Leader and Assistant Professor-- Kansas State University; Extension State Leader and Associate Professor--Kansas State University. Since 2012, Dr. Mc Kinney has been Director of Quality & Food Safety--DFS Animal Nutrition. During his career he has written 15 scientific publications, 37 extension/outreach publica tions, 50 abstracts and participated as a speaker in 31 symposia and conferences.


DVM. Linnea Newman

Graduated from University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine 1986. Joined Gold’n’Plump, a Minnesota broiler integrator as the company veterinarian 1986-1988. From 1988 onward, worked with MSD AH under various company names, first in the US, and eventually as a global technical director. Areas of special - ty include coccidiosis, respiratory disease and chick quality.


MSc. Fernando Vargas

DVM, dedicated to the poultry production since 20 years ago, Dr. Vargas has worked at different areas such as health and management of broiler chickens and breeders, nutrition and hatchery, feed mill. He has collaborated with the largest Brazilian companies. He joined MSD Animal Health in 2009, as Technical Manager. In 2012 took the Regional Sales Manager responsibility for Souther Brazil, position he held until 2013 when he came back to the Technical Manager position. In 2014 accepted an invitation to take a Global role as Technical Director, responsible for the intestinal health platform (at the Go Beyond program) and food safety.


Joe DePippo

Joe is a 40-year veteran in the food industry, in both retail consumer products and foodservi ce. Joe has extensive experience in developing and launching brands in the natural/organic market. His career includes senior leadership positions with leading consumer branded meat companies such as Weaver, Holly Farms, Pilgrim’s Pride, Perdue Farms and ConAgra. He has also consulted for a variety of leading consumer food and restaurant companies to assist them in marketing initiatives, strategic planning, business development, new product develo pment and consumer market research initiatives to build their businesses and brands.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA, and resides with his wife, Nancy, in Brevard, North Carolina.


Jorge Arceo Padilla

DVM, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo. He has collaborated as Technical Manager, Marketing Manager and consultant for the Poultry Industry, focused on Intestinal Health, for 25 years in companies such as Pfizer, Virbac, Nutec, Elanco, Eimeria and Synbios. Jorge worked for 10 years as Production Manager in Bakity. Since 2010 Dr. Arceo is Technical Manager focused on Intestinal Health in MSD Mexico. He has written articles on Growth Enhancers, Coccidiosis and Intesti - nal pathologies of the birds.


PhD. José Arce Menocal

DVM, graduated from the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, postgraduate in Poultry in Spain. Specialist in poultry production systems at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Master in Science and Doctor in Philosophy in livestock sciences, focus on metabolic diseases of the birds from the Universidad de Colima, México. Professor/Researcher at the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zoo technique since 33 years ago. Has directed 45 Tesis at College, Master in Science and Doctor in Phylosophy. Has published 33 articles in scientific indexed magazines, 98 papers “in extenso” in international proceedings, 128 national congresses, 10 post-graduation courses, 38 articles in divulgation magazines, 4 manuals, 5 books chapters, 135 conferences in 12 countries in the Americas and Spain. He has received 13 awards and national recognitions. He belongs to the National System of researchers (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología – CONACY) level 1 and is an active member of the National Association of Animal Nutrition Specialists in Mexico.


DVM. Luis Etcharren

DVM, graduated in 1992 from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. During the last 24 years has worked for the Poultry Industry, leading teams focused in the development of innovative solutions to prevent and control the most relevant poultry diseases. He has being mainly focused on vaccines and vaccination programs, most recently oriented to the intestinal health. Luis joined MSD in 2010, and since 4 years ago is the Americas Regional Director for the Poultry Business Unit.


MVZ. Ramiro de Gasperin Zanatta

DVM, graduated from Universidad Veracruzana, postgraduate in Animal Production-Poultry by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM). Dr. Gasperin has worked for the Poultry Industry in different positions for the last 28 years; since 23 years ago he is working for a company in Cordoba, Veracruz as Production Manager responsible for heavy breeders, hatchery, broilers and feed mill.


Ing. Francisco Zorrilla

Agronomy engineer (Animal Husbandry) graduated from Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas; MSc in Animal Nutrition, major in Poultry Nutrition, by Colegio de Graduados. Francisco Zorrilla worked as Researcher in Universidad Autonoma de Tamulipas in charge of research projects in broiler and beef cattle nutrition; he has papers on Poultry Nutrition such as: “Digestive enzymes supplements in broilers” and “Effects of different levels of Energy, Lysine and Protein in starter broilers diets”. He joined MSD Animal Health (before Intervet-Schering Plough) in 2004 where he has held different positions, including Associate Poultry and Aquaculture Business Unit Director in Spain from 2010 to 2013; since 2013 he reassumed the Direction of Poultry Business Unit in Mexico.

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