Poultry Elective

If you are interested, during your 4th year off-site elective experience, we provide a list of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's previously approved locations.

If you choose not to work at any of the pre-approved sites, please find your own elective location and submit a request for approval through The College of Veterinary Medicine.

East Lewisburg, WV

Description This externship is intended for veterinary students who have decided to persue a career in poultry medicine. Externs will have the opportunity to work in many areas of turkey breeder operation based on their goals and the company's focus.

Goldsboro, NC

Type of Experience: Turkey production company Description Experience

Siloam Springs, AR

Type of Experience: We are a broiler primary breeder company where the intern will be able to gain a number of experiences that will involve the health, clinical, welfare and husbandry practices.

Napa, CA

Type of Experience:  Avian          Description Experience:   Students will have an opportunity to visit a variety of poultry operations in California, including commercial broiler, heritage broilers, layers (conventional, cage free and pastured raised), turkeys, heritage turkeys, squab, ducks as well as breeder operations for layers,

Delhi, CA

Type of Experience:  Poultry  Practice Name:  Foster Farms          Description Experience:  Exposure to the health and management opportunities associated with commercial poultry production (chickens and turkeys)  Institutional Resources:  Board Certified (ACPV) Manager of Veterinary Services

Dallas Center, IA

Type of Experience: Hy-Line is a primary layer breeder company based in Des Moines and Dallas Center, Iowa. We employ several veterinarians in our tech service, research, and production departments.

2505 Willmar Ave , Willmar MN 56201

Type of Experience:  Other Practice Name:   Jennie-O Turkey Store Description Experience:  Integrated turkey company.  Opportunity to get exposure to turkey breeding, hatching and growing operations. Institutional Resources:  3 board certified veterinarians plus 1 additional vet Educational Resources:   Responsibilities of Students:  Be enthusiastic about learning about poultry. Ask questions.

Maracaibo, Venezuela

Type of Experience: The experience will be in Poultry Production and Pathology.

Janesville, WI

Description Will work with all aspects of the largest pheasant farm in US. From hatchery to adults. Will work with several avian degree farm division managers. I will oversee the complete externrship. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available This farm uses several avian phd consultants Staff vet will be on site to help with the experience.

Frederick, MD

Type of Experience:   Avian  Practice Name:  McKillop Poultry Medicine  Description Experience:   We will go over case studies and poultry diseases, vaccines and vaccine types, medications and withdrawa  times, diagnostics, lab submission/collection of diagnostic samples, and lab procedures, and lab results.  Student will be riding with Dr. McKillop to all backyard and small commercial poultry calls, and will participate in all aspects of client

Raleigh, NC

Type of Experience: Poultry Medicine and Health Management Senior Rotation

Athens, GA

Details The externship program is reserved for prospective veterinarians with a specific interest in pursuing a career in the poultry industry and provides an opportunity to gain first hand experience of the veterinarian's role in the poultry industry. Externs will get an opportunity to shadow the Masters in Avian Medicine students thus gaining exposure to formal classes, farm visits, necropsy sessions and diagnostic procedures. DVM student externship rotation:

Athens, GA

Type of Experience:   Poultry  Practice Name:   Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center        Description Experience:    Microscopic diagnosis of diseases of poultry and game birds via microscopic examination of tissues on glass slides. Students will review teaching materials consisting of glass slides from common poultry diseases along with reference materials. Participation in necropsies or sample collections is available. A mini poster is required.

Conyers, GA

Type of Experience: Poultry Policy and Regulatory Medicine Description Experience:

Oakwood, GA

Type of Experience: Poultry Medicine Description Experience: