Poultry Science

Dr. John Brake

William Neal Reynolds Professor Of Poultry Science, Physiology And Nutrition

Broiler breeder reproductive physiology and nutrition. Incubation and hatchery management.

Areas of Expertise
Poultry Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Vern Christensen

Professor Of Poultry Science

Reproductive physiology. Effects of genetic and environmental factors on embryonic survival and well-being of domestic turkeys.

Areas of Expertise
Poultry Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. W.James Croom Jr.

Professor Of Comparative Nutrition And Physiology

Nutrition, metabolism and digestive physiology of poultry, domestic livestock and humans. Neuroendocrine regulation of digestive and absorptive processes.

Areas of Expertise
Poultry Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Jason Shih

Professor Of Poultry Science, Biotechnology, Microbiology And Nutrition

Biofuel production and waste management. Novel uses of biotechnology for poultry waste management and the conversion of poultry waste into value-added by-products. Biofermentation.

Areas of Expertise
Poultry Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Mike Williams

Professor Of Poultry Science

Biotechnology applications for value-added processing of animal by-products. Anaerobic fermentation of animal manure for energy production, odor control and pathogen management. Stable isotope geochemistry for determining the fate of land-applied animal manure. He has served on numerous state and national committees that are addressing issues of water quality, odor emissions and health effects of concentrated animal feeding operations.Directs the Animal and Poultry Waste Management Center

Areas of Expertise
Poultry Science
Waste Management
Colleges
CALS