Poultry Judging Team Wins 2015 US Poultry and Egg Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest

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The Texas A&M University Poultry Judging Team traveled to Baton Rouge, LA to compete in the 2015 US Poultry and Egg National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest on April 16th and 17th. Nine teams from across the nation competed in the two day competition which was hosted by the Louisiana State University. The contest concluded with Texas A&M winning the overall team competition. This marks Texas A&M University’s seventeenth win in the last nineteen competitions dating back to 2006. The team placed second in the Breed Selection, 2nd in… Read More →

Students Receive Awards at IPPE 2015

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Tucker Allcorn and Hunter Walters received Student Research Paper Certificates of Excellence for presenting high-quality research papers at the 2015 International Production and Processing Exposition Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia on January 26th -29th, 2015. Both presentations were submitted in the Nutrition and Metabolism section and involved the use of various enzymes on broiler performance. Tucker Allcorn’s presentation was titled “Evaluation of multiple levels of phytase and non-phytase enzyme inclusion on broiler growth performance” Tucker is a Master’s student under the direction of Dr. Jason Lee. Hunter… Read More →

Fall 2014 Poultry Science Graduates

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The Poultry Science department graduated one PhD, two MS and seven BS students during the Fall 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences commencement ceremony. Congratulations to all! Posted 1/13/15

Dr. Christopher Bailey’s research was highlighted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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The article, “Maintaining the Standard: Keeping Chickens Cheap While Protecting the Environment” was recently published by Tara Hale from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in the College News section. In the article, Justin Fowler describes the work Dr. Bailey’s lab has done with respect to reducing the environmental impact of poultry production through precision nutrition: specifically as it relates to the prevention of aflatoxicosis using clay-based feed additives and also using yeast cell wall extracts as prebiotics to improve intestinal health. “We want the average person… Read More →

The Dr. John Carey Excellence Fund Established

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The Jones-Hamilton Company has established a fund in the Poultry Science Department in Dr. Carey’s name to support research and other faculty endeavors overseen by him. The Dr. John Carey Excellence Fund represents a $50,000 donation to the Department in Dr. Carey’s name.  Congratulations to Dr. Carey on this very prestigious honor!      

Poultry Judging Team Wins 2014 National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest

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The Texas A&M University Poultry Judging Team traveled to Fayetteville, AR to compete in the 2014 National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest on November 3th and 4thth. Seven teams from across the nation competed in the two day competition which was hosted by the University of Arkansas. The contest concluded with Texas A&M winning its ninth National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest in a row dating back to November 2006. The team placed first in the Breeder and Carcass Quality Division and placed third in the Egg Production and Quality… Read More →

National Center for Electron Beam Research Designated as an IAEA Collaborating Center

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The National Center for Electron Beam Research was formally designated as an IAEA Collaborating Center for Electron Beam technologies for food, health and environment. The event was marked by a plaque dedication ceremony that involved H.E. Ambassador Yukia Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) handing over the plaque to Dr. Suresh Pillai, Director of the eBeam Center. Also in attendance were leadership from the Texas A&M University System and University including Chancellor John Sharp, TAMU Interim President Mark Hussey, Bill Dugas, Acting Agrilife and… Read More →

Summer 2014 Poultry Science Graduates

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The Poultry Science department graduated three undergraduate students during the Summer 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences commencement ceremony.  Congratulations to all!

Texas Aggie Poultry Newsletter – Summer 2014 Now Available

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Stay up to date on the latest happenings in the TAMU Poultry Science Department! Texas Aggie Poultry – Summer 2014 is now available!        

Ruth Krueger – 1925 – 2014

Ruth Kuretsch Krueger, 88, of Bryan, passed away at her home on Monday, August 11, 2014. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1515 South College Avenue, in Bryan. A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at Faith United Church, 2901 Austin’s Colony Parkway, Bryan, Texas at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 16, 2014. A graveside burial service will follow at Bryan City Cemetery. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. W.F. “Bill” Krueger; parents Edmund and Lilly Kuretsch;… Read More →