The Arbor Acres CPC School, an annual poultry training event held by Cairo Poultry Company (CPC) and sponsored by Aviagen, took place for the 14th time in Hurghada, Egypt, from 27 February to 5 March, 2010.
CPC is the parent company of the Egyptian distributor of Arbor Acres birds, Misr Poultry Grandparents (MPG), and developed the training event in the region.
On behalf of Prof. Dr. Nabil Darwish, the General Director of MPG, Eng. Atef Hassan, General Manager of MPG, opened the event by welcoming 25 young students to the school. “The Arbor Acres – CPC School is a fantastic platform for students in the poultry industry to further their knowledge and expertise,” he said.
In addition to a number of local lecturers and experts from the Egyptian poultry industry, Stanley Millar, Arbor Acres Sales Manager for the region, updated the students on Arbor Acres activities throughout the Middle East and Africa.
Aviagen’s Regional Technical Manager, Puzant Dakessian, spoke to the audience on aspects of male management, followed by lectures on veterinary issues from Arbor Acres Regional Veterinarian Dr. Akos Klausz.
Lectures on nutrition and nutritional programmes for breeders were given by Prof. Dr. Sayed Shalash, a nutritional consultant for CPC Group.
Eng. Atef Abd Elmaguied and Dr. Alla Abdou, the school director and facilitator for the event, respectively, emphasised the important role of the Abor Acres CPC School in adding to the education and expertise of young managers who are starting their career in the Egyptian poultry industry.