Avian Adventures

About the Program

This short course is open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in learning more about the field of poultry science. Participants apply new skills and have fun while sharing a unique educational experience.

The 2017 Avian Adventures program has been cancelled. For more information on next year's program, please contact Jessica Fife.

Topics covered include:

  • Microbiology
  • Avian anatomy
  • Avian reproduction
  • Embryology
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Physiology and Behavior

In addition to these subjects, students will be engaged in discussion with faculty, undergraduate and graduate students on topics that range from poultry science and avian biology to college life and admission to the University of Georgia. Students will have the opportunity to work with leading experts in the areas of physiology, microbiology reproductive physiology, endocrinology, management and biotechnology.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a major and career in the areas of poultry science and avian biology.

  • Applicants must be rising sophomores, juniors and seniors.

  • Preference is given to students who have not previously attended the course

Application Information

Please contact Jessica Fife for more information.

  • CAES Office of Academic Affairs
  • 102 Conner Hall
  • Athens, Georgia 30602
  • 706-542-1611

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