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Hatching New Opportunities

Career possibilities are boundless with a poultry science degree in your hands. Are you ready to make an impact in a growing global industry?

High Demand for Poultry Professionals

Poultry scientists are in high demand. Especially ours. As one of only six poultry science departments in the United States – and with increasing worldwide demand for poultry – it’s our job to support the burgeoning poultry industry.

We provide excellence in teaching and research to meet the industry’s growing needs, making our department a global magnet for students and faculty. While we’re not the largest, we consider ourselves one of the best – bring us your best and let’s grow together.

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Poultry departments in the U.S.

Animal Health and Nutrition Consortium

The Animal Health and Nutrition Consortium (AHNC) is a novel public–private partnership that brings together animal health companies, biotechnology companies, and university scientists to identify the foundational limitations to the development of new products, services, and markets — and foster research to address these knowledge gaps. 

turkeys in a field
Homegrown shows you just how chickens go from eggs to North Carolina tables.