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



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

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]

Crop rotations and poultry litter impact long-term soil physicochemical properties and soil biota Ashworth, A. J., F. L. Allen, P. R. Owens, J. M. DeBruyn, and C. E. Sams.  2018.  Journal of Environmental Quality, 47(6): 1327-1338.

Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiling of Chicken Adipose Tissue: Dual Purpose Benefit for Human Obesity and Poultry Production Beckford, R, E. Tague, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  Current Metabolomics. [Abstract]

Estimating the Water and Nutrient Footprint of the New Poultry Complex in Humboldt Tennessee.  Hawkins, S. A.  2018.  Proceedings of the 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium.

PREPARING FOR DISASTER: Comprehensive Trench Burial Guidelines for Tennessee Poultry Producers Hawkins, S. A., and F. R. Walker.  2018.  UT Extension Publication W 792.

Long-term crop rotation, tillage, and poultry litter applications impacted an Alabama Utisol chemical properties.  He, Z., I. Tazisong, X. Yin, D. B. Watts, Z. Senwo, and H. A. Torbert.  2018.  Pedosphere, (In press).

Isolation of Escherichia albertii from the clinical Eschericjia coli strains isolated from pets and poultry in the US.  Hinenoya, H., and J. Lin.  2018.  American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.

Effects of Regionalized Trade Restrictions Quantity Exported During a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreak Thompson, J. M.  2018.  Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. [Abstract]

Agronomic Performance and Seed Inorganic Phosphorus Stability of Low Phytate Soybean Line TN09-239 Wiggins, S. J., C. Smallwood, D. R. West, D. A. Kopsell, C. E. Sams, and V. R. Pantalone.  2018.  J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 95:787-796. [Abstract]

Microbial community structure is affected by cropping sequences and poultry litter under long-term no-tillage Ashworth, A. J., J. M. DeBruyn, F. L. Allen, M. A. Radosevich, and P. R. Owens.  2017.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 114: 210-219.

Disposal Options for Backyard Poultry Flocks Potentially Affected by Avian Influenza Hawkins, S. A., and F. R. Walker.  2017.  University of Tennessee Extension D 44.

Commercial Poultry Producerís Guide to Disposal Options for HPAI Mortalities in Tennessee Hawkins, S. A., F. R. Walker, L. G. Strickland, and D. Barnett.  2017.  University of Tennessee Extension D 45.