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The place to for the POULTRY RELATED COURSES: Poultry Industry Introduction to Animal Agriculture The poultry industry serves a major Two of the primary objectives of the Avian Physiology and unique role for Indiana. The Department of Animal Sciences at Indiana poultry industry is well Purdue University are to educate Functional Anatomy and represented nationally. Indiana individuals to anticipate and effectively Animal Performance currently ranks first in the production respond to challenges whenever of ducks and egg-type layers, fourth in animals and humans interact, and Monogastric Nutrition egg production, seventh in turkey advance efficient production animals production, and 14th in broiler through research, extension, and Animal Nutrition production. Collectively, these species teaching. Through the education and generate a tremendous amount of opportunities that Purdue offers, Animal Applied Animal Management revenue for the Indiana economy. The Sciences graduates are prepared for poultry industry represents more than whichever road they choose to travel in Meat Science $806 million in total gross farm the poultry industry. receipts for Indiana. Midwest Poultry Consortium/ University of Wisconsin Animal Growth and Development Activities Physiology of Reproduction AVIAN SCIENCES MIDWEST POULTRY campus. The club Commercial Poultry CLUB –This active CONSORTIUM — This is represents each species Management group of undergraduate a summer school offering of livestock. The club students from many ma- specialized poultry sponsors activities Applied Reproductive jors in the College of classes which is tied throughout the year Management of Farm Animals Agriculture travels on directly to internships in including: Invitational industry trips, sponsors the poultry industry. Judging contest, Royal, invited industry Credits are applied Tot’s Day, and ham sale. speakers, and promotes directly to your degree in Contact Matthew Claeys the poultry industry in Animal Sciences at (email@example.com) many Purdue settings. Purdue. Contact Dr. Latour Contact Dr. Hester (firstname.lastname@example.org) (email@example.com) Dr. Hester (firstname.lastname@example.org) BLOCK AND BRIDLE – Dr. Applegate The Block and Bridle Club (email@example.com) is the largest Animal Science option club on A nimal Sciences at Purdue Employment Opportunities The four year average marketable to the poultry animal-related industries. starting salary of BS industry by seeking Students can earn credit graduates is $30,000 with valuable summer or income while at Purdue a 90% placement rate. internships and work by working in offices, and Starting salary is only one experiences. Faculty work the Animal Sciences of many ways you benefit hard assisting students in farms, or by assisting with from a degree from the locating industry classes or doing Purdue College of internships. Students are undergraduate research Agriculture. While at not only marketable to the projects in poultry Purdue many students poultry industry, but the nutrition, genetic gain valuable income and broad background in selection, reproductive hands-on experience in Animal Sciences allows physiology, behavior and extracurricular activities them to be more welfare, or health. and make themselves employable in other For more information about enrolling in Animal Animal Biology Specializations Sciences contact: Animal Agribusiness Pre-Vet Medicine Dr. Mickey Latour at Animal Production Biotechnology 765-494-8011 firstname.lastname@example.org Animal Products Behavior/Well-Being Animal Biosciences Animal Sciences at 1-800-213-2672 Fax 765-494-9346 www.ansc.purdue.edu Industry Employers Visit Purdue’s Web site Tyson Foods Maple Leaf Farms Alltech www.purdue.edu Creighton Brothers Hy-Line Hatchery Rose Acres Farms Pine Manor Wabash Valley Produce Midwest Poultry Services You can up a up a To set set Vantress Cobb Perdue Farms Farbest Foods departmental visit departmental visit by call 765-494-8007 contacting Julie Correll at or email 765-494-8007 or email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Poultry Staff Dr. Mickey Latour: 765-494-8011 Dr. Bill Muir: 765-494-8032 Poultry Website Dr. Patricia Hester: 765-494-8019 Dr. Alan Sutton: 765-494-8012 http://ag.ansc.purdue.edu/ Dr. Layi Adeola: 765-494-4848 Dr. John Patterson: 765-494-4826 poultry Dr. Edmond Pajor: 765-496-6665 Dr. Heng-wei Cheng: 765-494-8022 Dr. Todd Applegate: 765-496-7769 Dr. Joseph Garner: 765-494-1780 Department of Animal Sciences Vision Statement The Department of Animal Sciences at Purdue University is the place to go for high-quality employees, animal management and care information, and cutting-edge research results to improve and serve the animal industry.