Poultry Research

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George F. Grandle
Associate Professor, Post retirement appointment
Livestock Production Systems


UT Workshop to Help Small-Scale Poultry Farmers, 5/26/2016



Patent Issued to UT Researchers for Development of Sustainable Food Packaging Alternative from Soy Oil, 9/9/2019

UTIA Animal Science Professor Named Fellow by Poultry Science Association, 7/27/2018

Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018

AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2017 UTIA Luncheon, 11/8/2017

Our Fondest Memories: Our Tribute to John Hodges, 7/24/2016

I AM UTIA -- In Knoxville, Meet Joe Sarten, PE, 12/9/2015


Recent Publications

Review of Antibiotic Resistance, Ecology, and Dissemination Associated with U.S. Broiler Poultry Systems Ashworth, A. J., Y. Yang, K. Cook, C. Willett, A. Upadhyay, P. Owens, S. C. Ricke, J. M. DeBruyn, and P. A. Moore.  2019.  Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:2639.

Producerís Willingness-to-Invest in On-Farm Carcass Disposal: A Study on U.S. Poultry.  Campbell, Victoria, J. M. Thompson, D. L. Pendell, G. Tonsor, and W. Preston.  2019.  Western Economics Association International Annual Meeting.

Biochar amendment and moisture effects on poultry litter windrow heating performance.  D. Wang  2019.  M.S. Thesis.

4-H Poultry Project Beginner Outcomes.  Fisher, A. E., K. Downs, and J. K. Richards.  2019.  UT Extension Publication, W845A.

4-H Poultry Project Intermediate Outcomes.  Fisher, A. E., K. Downs, and J. K. Richards.  2019.  UT Extension Publication, W845B.

4-H Poultry Project Advanced Outcomes.  Fisher, A. E., K. Downs, and J. K. Richards.  2019.  UT Extension Publication, W845C.

Long-term crop rotation, tillage, and poultry litter application affect the chemical properties of an Alabama Utisol.  He, Z., I. A. Tazisong, X. Yin, D. B. Watts, Z. N. Senwo, and H. A. Torbert.  2019.  Pedosphere, 29:180-194.

Financial Risks in Rwandan Smallholder Broiler Production Kenner, B., D. Lambert, C. Trejo-Pech, J. M. Thompson, and T. Gill.  2019.  Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 9(5):569-583. [Abstract]

Enterobactin-based immune intervention to control colibacillosis in poultry.  Lin, J., et al.  2019.  Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, November 2-5, Chicago.

Economic Impacts from On-Farm Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Event in Tennessee.  Menard, R. J., J. M. Thompson, B. C. English, D. W. Hughes, K. L. Jensen, A. P. Griffith, and S. A. Smith.  2019.  Review of Regional Studies. [Abstract]

Increasing Charcoal Efficiency for Brooding Broiler Chickens in Rural Rwanda.  Mihelic, R., E. R. Urban, T. Gill, M. O. Smith, and B. H. Voy.  2019.  African Journal of Poultry Farming, in press. [Abstract]

Curriculum Corner: Poultry Project Outcomes.  Richards, J. K.  2019.  Tennessee 4-H Ideas, 19(33).