Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted

A flock of brown chickens is standing together in a yard.

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences Assistant Professor Andrea Etter’s lab had their first manuscript accepted for publication in Frontiers in Veterinary Science, detailing the results from three years of adult backyard chicken sampling for Salmonella enterica. This study was funded by Hatch funds from the Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station. Continue reading “Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted”

Wadsworth Receives UVM Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award

professor standing in a dairy barn in calf stalls

UVM Animal and Veterinary Sciences Lecturer and CREAM Advisor Stephen Wadsworth, DVM, has been awarded the 2022 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award for his positive impact on students both in and beyond the classroom. The award, given annually by the UVM Office of the Provost, is the highest teaching honor given by the University.

Read more about Steve’s impact on his students.

ASCI Students Test Paprika and Marigold Supplements in Laying Hens

Three chickens from Dr. Greenwood's teaching lab near a feeder in a barn.

UVM Associate Professor Sabrina Greenwood holds a laying hen that is part of a feed supplement research study.
Sabrina Greenwood, PhD, holding a laying hen.

We have chickens at the Paul R. Miller Research and Education Center! As a part of Animal and Veterinary Sciences Associate Professor Sabrina Greenwood’s teaching lab, students in ASCI 242 (Advanced Animal Nutrition) are helping to care for laying hens, and are adding paprika and marigold to their diets to see the impact of these common plant-based supplements on egg yolk color. Continue reading “ASCI Students Test Paprika and Marigold Supplements in Laying Hens”