Turkey disease ecology | #70

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March 18, 2024

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Dr. Rick Gerhold, Associate Professor of Parasitology/Wildlife Diseases at the University of Tennessee, joins us to breakdown common diseases among turkeys and their symptoms, pathways of transmission, and infected biological effects. He also discusses histomonas and how you can get involved in cutting-edge egg research. 


Dr. Rick Gerhold (rgerhold@utk.edu) (Academic Profile)


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Dr. Marcus Lashley (@DrDisturbance) (Academic Profile)

Dr. Will Gulsby (@dr_will_gulsby) (Academic Profile)

Turkeys for Tomorrow (@turkeysfortomorrow

UF DEER Lab (@ufdeerlab) (YouTube)


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