Extension Faculty Focus: Ferket Works With Companies to Improve Poultry Health and Growth

— Written By Rhea Hebert

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Chickens are big bucks for North Carolina producers — between broilers, chickens raised for meat, eggs and turkeys — the poultry industry contributes $37.3 billion to the North Carolina economy.

And Peter Ferket, a William Neal Reynolds Professor of Nutrition and Biotechnology in the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, has spent more than three decades working with companies in the poultry, feed and allied industries to improve poultry health, nutrition and production efficiency.

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Rhea Hebert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRhea HebertInstructional and Media Designer Call Rhea Email Rhea Poultry Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
Posted on Jun 26, 2020
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