About the Center for Food Animal Wellbeing

 

Goal of The Center for Food Animal Wellbeing

The Center for Food Animal Wellbeing’s goal is the improvement of animal health, animal handling, food safety and productivity through the use of optimal welfare practices.

To aid in accomplishing this goal, the Center is associated with the National Agricultural Law Center, the Departments of Poultry and Animal Sciences providing easy access to experts in each species as well as in the law.

 

Center Affiliates

The Center is represented by approximately 50 faculty members from 3 departments within the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences.

  • The Department of Animal Science
  • The Department of Poultry Science
  • The National Agricultural Law Center

 

Advisory Committee

Broilers
Academic:
Wayne Kuenzel, PhD

Industry:
Karen Christensen, PhD, O.K. Foods
Bill Potter, George’s
Mark Cooper, Cobb
David J. Harris, Simmons
Gary Hogue, Aviagen

Turkeys
Academic:
Susan Watkins, PhD

Industry:
Alice Johnson, DVM, Butterball
Eric Gonder, DVM, Goldsboro Milling
Gerald Duncan, Cargill

Layers
Academic:
Craig Coon, PhD

Industry:
Ryn McDonald, PhD, CalMaine
Steve Storm, CalMaine

Swine
Academic:
Charles Maxwell, PhD

Industry:
David Nolan, DVM. Cargill

Cattle
Academic:
Elizabeth Kegley, PhD

Industry:
Chris Ashworth, DVM, New Frontier Angus Ranch

Dairy
Academic:
Wayne Kellogg, PhD

Industry:         
Susan Anglin, Triple A Farms
Chris Ashworth, DVM, New Frontier Angus Ranch

At large
Academic:
Elizabeth Rumley
Randy Chick, DVM
A. Hayden Brown, PhD
Billy Hargis, DVM, PhD
Charles Blomberg, DVM