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Poultry Handling Transportation Quality Assurance at Expo Workshops

01 November 2013

US – Pennsylvania State University and US Poultry & Egg Association is to host a Poultry Handling and Transportation Quality Assurance 'Train the Trainer' workshop for poultry transporters and catch crews during the IPPE exhibition in Atlanta.

The Poultry Handling and Transportation Quality Assurance (PHTQA) programme provides third-party certification training, which gives employees and contract crews an understanding of poultry welfare, good management practices and biosecurity, emergency planning, media training and preparation for outside audits.

PHTQA is pleased to offer a combined certification and 'Train the Trainer' workshop specifically for those individuals wishing to become PHTQA-certified trainers.

The Workshop is scheduled from 8:00am to 5pm on Thursday 30 January in Room B-403.

For more information on the programme, click here.

To register for the event, go to

The registration fee for the workshop is US$250 and is limited to 30 participants.

The IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed and meat industry event, will be held on 28 to 30 January 2014, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit

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