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

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.

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]

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.

McImpact: Welfare Impacts of All-Day Breakfast after HPAI Outbreak.  Thompson, J. M.  2017.  American Journal of Management. [Abstract]

A Glance at Monthly Meat and Poultry Trade in the U.S.  Griffith, A. P.  2016.  Tennessee Farm Bureau News.

Bacterial bile salt hydrolase: a gut microbiome target for enhanced poultry production.  Lin, J., Z. Wang, F. Xu, X. J. Hu, and X. Zeng.  2016.  25th World Poultry Congress, Sep 5-9, Beijing, China.

Food safety control on poultry farms: effective control of Campylobacter.  Liu, X., I. B. Hanning, S. Diaz Sanchez, and J. Lin.  2016.  Achieving Sustainable Production of Poultry Meat., Chapter 11 In Steven Ricke (ed), Achieving Sustainable Production of Poultry Meat. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK.

Poultry litter as a sustainable fertilizer for stockpiled tall fescue during winter grazing in Middle Tennessee Oakes, R. N., R. P. Barbero, C. Boyer, M. D. Corbin, and G. E. Bates.  2016.  Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management.