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New Director of Veterinary Services for Nicholas Turkeys

by 5m Editor
8 July 2005, at 12:00am

US - Aviagen, the world's leading poultry breeding company, has appointed Dr. Robert Edson as director of veterinary services for Nicholas Turkeys. In this role, he will be responsible for all internal veterinary and health services and will provide customer technical support for Nicholas products worldwide.

New Director of Veterinary Services US - Aviagen, the world's leading poultry breeding company, has appointed Dr. Robert Edson as director of veterinary services for Nicholas Turkeys. In this role, he will be responsible for all internal veterinary and health services and will provide customer technical support for Nicholas products worldwide. Aviagen

"Bob is a valuable addition to the Nicholas team," said Dr. Derek Emmerson, vice president of science and technology for Nicholas. "His many years of poultry experience, specifically in the area of turkey health and production, will be a tremendous asset to Aviagen and our customers. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to enhancing the health and efficiency of our turkey breeding stock as well as the level of technical support we provide."

Dr. Edson received his DVM, MPVM, and PhD from UC Davis and has more than 35 years of experience in the turkey industry. Most recently, he served as the general manager of US operations for Cuddy Farms, Inc.

"I began my career in the industry with Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms where I benefited from their extensive training program," said Edson. "I am excited to be returning to Nicholas and Aviagen to work with the many technical experts and specialists on staff and to continue my professional career with the world's leading poultry breeding company."

Based at the Nicholas facility in Lewisburg, West Virginia, Dr. Edson will work closely with Nicholas customers and technical support staff to ensure that all health and welfare practices and technical support procedures are consistent with Aviagen's high standards.

Source: Aviagen - 8th July 2005

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