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Aviagen North America Supports Auburn University Poultry Center


Aviagen has committed funding to the Auburn University, Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center.  The company will provide financial assistance over a five year period that will include an endowed professorship and an annual fellowship for a graduate student.


Dr. Marc deBeer, President of Aviagen North America, stated “We are delighted to be able to contribute to the center, helping to further the important work that takes place there. Auburn research and innovation are vital to the sustainability of our industry and we share the Center’s mission to drive improvement that continually advances the industry and our ability to feed our ever growing local and global communities.”


Dr. William Dozier, Head of Auburn University Department of Poultry Science, added “We appreciate the support of Aviagen and the Company commitment to research and educating our future industry leaders.  At Auburn our goal is to help prepare our students to learn in an environment where production meets education.  What students learn during their time with us will ensure that their work impacts lives around the globe.”


The Miller Poultry Research and Education Center is located on a 30 acre site in North Auburn.  Facilities comprise of feed mill, pilot processing plant, hatchery, live bird housing and laboratories.


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