Cargill Protein, AR

Description of Elective Experience: 

Cargil Protein offers interns the opportunity to visit our turkey production facilities on the East Coast and the Lower Midwest. They will experience the full range of turkey production from breeders through processing. Interns will participate in all aspects of clinical medicine that are of concern during the visit, including disease diagnostics & therapy, food safety, welfare, and management/husbandry.

Institutional and Educational Resources - staffing, equipment, etc.: 

Cargill Protein has two Board-Certified Poultry Veterinarians on staff, and raises approximately 35 million turkeys annually.

Student Responsibilities - what is expected of students in terms of hours, days of the week, shadowing or actual support?: 

The student will accompany staff Veterinarians or service staff to production facilities during regular business hours. The latter could include days, evenings, and weekends depending on the problem at hand.

Student Housing (include costs, amenities, pet friendly, contact info if different from elective contact info): 

A bedroom will be provided in the Veterinarian's house. Meals will be provided.

Brian Wooming
2201 Long st
Springdale, AR 72764
United States
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