Federal Register: December 21, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 245)
DOCID: FR Doc E6-21841
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Docket ID: [Docket No. APHIS-2006-0187]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of meeting.
General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan; Meeting
DATES: The meeting will be held on January 24, 2007, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
We are giving notice of a meeting of the General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan.
National Poultry Improvement Plan General Conference Committee,
The General Conference Committee (the Committee) of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP), representing cooperating State agencies and poultry industry members, serves an essential function by acting as liaison between the poultry industry and the Department in matters pertaining to poultry health. In addition, the Committee assists the Department in planning, organizing, and conducting the NPIP Biennial Conference.
Topics for discussion at the upcoming meeting include:
1. H5/H7 low pathogenic avian influenza program for commercial layers, broilers, and turkeys;
2. Compartmentalization of notifiable avian influenza free zones;
3. National animal identification program for poultry; and
4. Cleaning, disinfection, and bird disposal costs for commercial poultry flocks.
The meeting will be open to the public. However, due to time constraints, the public will not be allowed to participate in the discussions during the meeting. Written statements on meeting topics may be filed with the Committee before or after the meeting by sending them to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Written statements may also be filed at the meeting. Please refer to Docket No. APHIS20060187 when submitting your statements.
This notice of meeting is given pursuant to section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Done in Washington, DC, this 15th day of December 2006. Kevin Shea,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. E621841 Filed 122006; 8:45 am]
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Mr. Andrew R. Rhorer, Senior Coordinator, National Poultry Improvement Plan, VS, APHIS, 1498 Klondike Road, Suite 101, Conyers, GA 30094, (770) 9223496.