Tour of the Poultry Industry

April 19, 2019
7:30 am -5:00 pm Leaving from Townsend Hall

This is an opportunity to learn about the poultry industry and how broilers (chickens) are raised for meat. The tour will visit:

  • Perdue Farms hatchery (hatching over one million chicks per week)
  • Organic Broiler Farm (chance to visit the birds in a broiler house)
  • Perdue processing plant (learn about food safety) with new controlled atmosphere stunning (CAS) system

You will also have the chance to have lunch with Perdue Human Resource personnel and recent UD alumni working at Perdue to learn about internships, full time positions and their scholarship program.

The vans or bus will leave the Townsend Hall parking lot at 7:30 am and will return around 5:00 pm. To sign up for this tour or if you have questions, please contact Prof. Alphin at 302-831-0825 or ralphin@udel.edu 

Animal Careers Young Adult Conference

Date: Saturday, March 30
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Brandywine Zoo Education Building
Cost
Members: $25
Non-members: $30

A one-day conference for people aged 14-22 who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in! Hear speakers from various animal careers, including zoo professionals, field researchers, veterinarians, wildlife rehabilitators, and more who will present on their work and career paths.

Deadline to register is March 27th

 

 

 

Hen Hatch

Hen Hatch is UD’s premier startup funding competition. Entrepreneurial students, alumni, faculty and staff make connections, collect feedback on ideas and compete for startup cash and prizes. Participants in Hen Hatch receive guidance, visibility, startup funding and in-kind services to help develop and improve their business concepts. More information is available on the Horn Entrepreneurship website.

An outline and suggestions for what to include in the submission are available on the application page for Hen Hatch.