News last update:6 Aug 2012

US poultry research scientists honoured

The US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service recently honoured two poultry research scientists as Area Senior Research Scientists for 2007.

Dr William A. Dozier III, ARS Poultry Research Unit, Mississippi State, Miss., was honoured for improving production efficiency of broiler chickens through better nutrition and increased ventilation in summer heat and for having a major impact on guidelines for the humane treatment of chickens.

Dr Darrell R. Kapczynski, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, Athens, Ga., was honoured for the development of improved vaccines and other control measures to protect poultry against avian viral diseases, including avian flu.

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