The United Kingdom Branch of the WPSA

The work of the WPSA is about promoting excellence in poultry science, husbandry and education. Established in 1946, the UK branch is a registered charity* run by an elected Council of Trustees with representatives from academia, science and industry.

Membership of WPSA (UK branch) is open to anyone with an interest in the poultry industry and poultry science. Benefits of membership include free subscription for World Poultry Science Journal, attendance at Annual General Meeting of the branch, and reduced rates for attendance at the Annual Spring Meeting, Poultry Science symposia, and World Poultry Congresses.

All members receive a quarterly Newsletter on current activities, Branch meetings and affairs, European workshops and Symposia, and developments in the World body.

The Poultry Science Symposia series are normally held in alternate years and the Proceedings provide an up to date text book on issue of current research**. Recent symposia topics are:

29th Symposium (2007) - Biology of Breeding Poultry
30th Symposium (2011) - Alternative Systems for poultry - Health, Welfare and Productivity


                  31st Poultry Science Symposium

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                             Updates from 2014 WPSA UK Branch Spring Meeting



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Plan ahead for submission of proposals for Research Award for 2014/15. Please click here for details.

The 31st Poultry Science Symposium will be on “Sustainable Poultry Production in Europe” in Chester, 8th to 10th September 2014. Click the link to the right of your screen or follow this link here.

You can now register for 31st Poultry Science Symposium and submit your abstract for the conference. Please follow the links provided or use the link to the right of your screen.

The report from the 2013 Spring Meeting is now available online - Click here to read

*Registered charity in England No. 803616
**The papers of Volumes 1 – 24 are in print may be purchased from Carfax Publishing Co, PO Box 25, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 3UE. From 2003 Symposium proceedings are available from CABI Publishing, CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8DE.

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