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1st Annual Virginia Game Bird Conference Announced

Livestock Update, September 1999

Phillip J. Clauer, Extension Poultry Specialist, Small Flocks/4-H Youth, Virginia Tech

Are you interested in game birds or the operation of a hunting preserve? If so, you are invited to attend the 1st Annual Virginia Game Bird Conference to be held at the Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, on February 20-22, 2000. The Virginia Game Breeders and Hunting Preserve Association, Virginia Tech Extension Service, and Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries are cooperatively sponsoring this educational symposium.

This two-day conference is open to the public and will be an excellent opportunity for individuals to learn more about the game bird industry. A series of lectures will be provided by experts on game bird production, habitat management, training hunting dogs, and hunting preserve operations. Attendees will also have opportunities for informal discussions with presenters, other game bird producers, and experienced preserve operators. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran, you are sure to benefit from attending this conference.

To receive more information about this conference, contact Phillip J. Clauer,, or (540) 231-9185.

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