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October 23, 2012

USPOULTRY accepting fall research pre-proposals

USPOULTRY is accepting research pre-proposals from colleges and universities through November 1. Research proposals are accepted twice each year, in the spring and fall. A complete priority research list, including sub-topics and detailed instructions, is available on the USPOULTRY website. The list of research priorities includes the following: animal welfare, breeder management (broiler/turkey), broiler management, commercial egg production, diseases, employee safety and health, environmental management, feed mill operations, food safety, further processing, genetics, hatchery management, human nutrition, live haul, market turkey management, nutrition, poultry housing, pullet management, and processing. Go to www.uspoultry.org, and click on research for complete instructions and deadlines.
Proposals also are invited for new issues that emerge outside the list, but based on justification of the research need. Projects will be selected for funding in late March.
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