Jennie-O Turkey Store, MN

Description of Elective Experience: 

Students will gain field experience working in commercial turkey production. 

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

In-house labs and necropsy equipment, team of staff veterinarians.

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

Flexible hours depending on staff vet schedules for the week, expect around 40+.

Farm visits for understanding of commercial poultry industry as well as diagnostic investigation primarily with direct supervision of staff vet. 

Necropsy & lab work, literature review & discussion, etc.

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

Occassionally housing may be available depending on number of students at the time and location of externship.

Dr. Michelle Kromm
Contact email: 
2505 Willmar Avenue SW
Willmar, MN 56201
United States
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