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Jeanna L. Wilson

Professor
  • Poultry Science
Mailing Address:
Athens, CAES Campus
Shipping Address:
Athens, CAES Campus

 

Extension Responsibilities 

  • Adult education program in hatchery and breeder management 
  • Coordinator - Hatchery-Breeder Session - Georgia Poultry Conference, Athens Classic Center, Athens, Georgia 
  • Coordinator - Hatchery-Breeder School 

Publications 

Refereed Journal Articles 

Wilson, J. L., H. A. Hughes, and W. D. Weaver, Jr., 1983. Evaporative cooling in broiler houses. Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers 26(2):557-561. 

Wilson, J. L., W. D. Weaver, Jr., W. L. Beane, and J. A. Cherry, 1984. Effects of several management factors on leg abnormalities in broilers. Poultry Science 63(3):565-567. 

Wilson, J. L., G. R. McDaniel, and C. D. Sutton, 1987. Dietary protein levels for broiler breeder males. Poultry Science 66:237-242. 

Wilson, J. L., G. R. McDaniel, C. D. Sutton, and J. A. Renden, 1987. Semen and carcass evaluation of broiler breeder males fed low protein diets. Poultry Science 66:1535-1540. 

Wilson, J. L., L. M. Krista, G. R. McDaniel, and C. D.Sutton, 1988. Correlation of broiler breeder male semen production and testes morphology. Poultry Science 67:660-668. 

Cox, N. A., J. S. Bailey, J. M. Mauldin, L. C. Blankenship, and J. L. Wilson, 1991. Research Note: Extent of Salmonellae contamination. Poultry Science 70:416-418. 

Fasenko, G. M., R. T. Harden, F. E. Robinson, and J. L. Wilson, 1992. Relationship of hen age and egg sequence position with fertility, hatchability, viability and preincubation embryonic development in broiler breeders. Poultry Science 71:1374-1383. 

Fasenko, G. M., F. E. Robinson, R. T. Hardin, and J. L. Wilson, 1992. Research Note: Variability in preincubation embryo development in domestic fowl. 2. Effects of duration of egg storage period. Poultry Science 71:2129-2132. 

Robinson, F. E., J. L. Wilson, M. W. Yu, G. M. Fasenko, and R. T. Hardin, 1993. The relationship between body weight and reproductive efficiency in meat-type chickens. Poultry Science 72:912-922. 

Sander, J. E., and J. L. Wilson, 1994. Severe pododermatitis in broiler breeder hens housed on pressure-treated slats. Avian Diseases 38:172-176. 

Casteel, E. T., J. L. Wilson, R. J. Buhr, and J. E. Sander, 1994. The influence of extended posthatch holding time and placement density on broiler performance. Poultry Science 73:1679-1684. 

McDaniel, C. D., R. K. Bramwell, J. L. Wilson, and B. Howarth, Jr., 1995. Fertility of male and female broiler breeders. Poultry Science 74:1029-1038. 

Zuidhof, M. J.., F. E. Robinson, J. J. R. Feddes, R. T. Hardin, J. L. Wilson, R. I. McKay, and M. Newcombe, 1995. The effects of nutrient dilution on the well-being and performance of female broiler breeders. Poultry Science 79:441-456. 

Sander, J. E.., J. L. Wilson, G. N. Rowland, and P. J. Middendorf, 1995. Formaldehyde vaporization in the hatcher and the effect on tracheal epithelium of the chick. Avian Diseases 39:152-157. 

Robinson, F. E., N. A. Robinson, R. T. Hardin, and J. L. Wilson, 1995. The effects of 20 week body weight and feed allocation during early lay on female broiler breeders. J. Appl. Poultry Res. 4:203-210. 

Wilson, J. L., F. E. Robinson, N. A. Robinson, and R. T. Hardin, 1995. Effects of feed allocation on female broiler breeders. J. Appl. Poultry Res. 4:193-202. 

Sander, J. E., J. L. Wilson, and G. L. Van Wicklen, 1995. Research Note - Effect of formaldehyde exposure in the hatcher and of ventilation in confinement facilities on broiler performance. Avian Diseases 39:420-424. 

Willingham, E. M., J. E. Sander, S. G. Thayer, and J. L. Wilson, 1996. Investigation of bacterial resistance to hatchery disinfectants. Avian Diseases 40:510-515. 

Bramwell, R. K., C. D. McDaniel, J. L. Wilson, and B. Howarth, 1996. Age effect of male and female broiler breeders on sperm penetration of the perivitelline layer overlying the germinal disc. Poultry Science 75:755-762. 

Bramwell, R. K., C. D. McDaniel, W. H. Burke, J. L. Wilson, and B. Howarth, 1996. Influence of male broiler breeder dietary energy intake on reproduction and progeny growth. Poultry Science 75:767-775. 

Robinson, F. E., and J. L. Wilson, 1996. Reproduction failure in over weight male and female broiler breeders. Animal Feed Science and Technology 58:143-150. 

Robinson, F. E., T. A. Wautier, R. T. Hardin, J. L. Wilson, M. Newcombe, and R. I. McKay, 1996. Reproductive efficiency and carcass traits of egg-type hens varying in age at photostimulation. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 76(3):283-288. 

Robinson, F. E., T. A. Wautier, R. T. Hardin, N. A. Robinson, J. L. Wilson, M. Newcombe, and R. I. McKay, 1996. Effects of age at photostimulation on reproductive efficiency and carcass traits in female broiler breeders. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 76(3):275-282. 

Willingham, E. M., J. E. Sander, J. L. Wilson, and S. G. Thayer, 1996. The effect of yolk sac contamination on chick quality and maternal antibody absorption. Avian Diseases (submitted for publication). 

Extension & Experiment Station Publications 
Extension Newsletters 

Wilson, J. L., G. R. McDaniel, and C. D. Sutton, 1984. Protein levels for broiler breeder males. Alabama Cooperative Extension Service. Feather Facts 6(4). 

Wilson, J. L., 1988. Are your breeder males sleeping on the job? Poultry Tips, May. 

Mauldin, J. M, and J. L. Wilson, 1988. Weigh eggs to accurately determine incubation moisture loss. Poultry Tips, June. 

Mauldin, J. M., and J. L. Wilson, 1988. Added dietary iodine may increase hatchability. Poultry Tips, August. 

Wilson, J. L., 1988. Breeder male semen evaluation. Poultry Tips, December. 

Wilson, J. L., 1989. Laryngotracheitis. Poultry Tips, March. 

Wilson, J. L., 1989. Is light intensity important in the laying house? Poultry Tips, June. 

Wilson, J. L., 1989. Dietary protein and energy requirements for pullets during hot weather. Poultry Tips, July. 

Wilson, J. L., 1989. Factors affecting leg disorders in turkeys. Poultry Tips, September. 

Wilson, J. L., 1989. Review of brooder management. Poultry Tips, November. 

Strong, C. F., and J. L. Wilson, 1989. A training program for egg candlers. Poultry Tips, December. 

Wilson, J. L., 1989. What does an infestation of fowl mites cost you? Poultry Tips, December. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. What is separate feeding doing for your broiler breeder flock? Poultry Tips, February. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Feeding the adult broiler breeder male. Poultry Tips, May. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Toe trimming growing turkeys. Poultry Tips, September. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Feeder management. Poultry Tips, November. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Further assessment of separate sex feeding of breeder flocks. Poultry Tips, December. 

Strong, C. F., and J. L. Wilson, 1990. Wash water temperature and egg breakage. Poultry Tips, December. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Spiking and managing broiler breeder males. University of Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Poultry Pointers. December. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. What does an infestation of fowl mites cost you? Poultry Update, West Virginia University Extension Newsletter, Winter. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Feed wastage in caged birds. Poultry Tips, January. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Declining egg production in broiler breeder hens. Poultry Tips, February. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Hatching egg selection and orientation. Poultry Tips, May. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Influence of dust on turkey performance. Poultry Tips, September. 

Strong, C. F., Jr., and J. L. Wilson, 1991. Training the candler: A model program to improve candling booth performance. Cooperative Extension University of California. California Poultry Letter, May. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Lost hatchery and breeder performance. Poultry Tips, May. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Lost hatchery performance. Poultry Tips, July. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. The importance of light for broiler breeders. Poultry Tips, November. 

Wilson, J. L., 1993. Formaldehyde use as a hatcher sanitizer. Poultry Tips, May. 

Wilson, J. L., 1993. Facts about breeder behavior. Poultry Tips, September. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. Grill size and head width in breeders. Poultry Tips, May. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. What are you using for nesting material? Poultry Tips, September. 

Wilson, J. L., 1995. Pullet Management. Poultry Tips, May. 

Wilson, J. L., 1995. Toe trimming of market turkeys. Poultry Tips, September. 

Wilson, J. L., 1995. Influence of high ambient temperatures on breeder fertility. Poultry Tips, November. 

Wilson, J. L., 1996. Management of breeding birds. Poultry Tips, January. 

Wilson, J. L., 1996. The role of light in reproductive birds. Poultry Tips, March. 

Wilson, J. L., 1996. Evaluating breeders during growth and early lay. Poultry Tips, September. 

Bulletins 

Wilson, J. L., and M. J. Wineland, 1990. Mechanical nesting for broiler breeder hens. Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, Bulletin #1034. 

Wilson, J. L., J. M. Mauldin, and M. Czarick, III, 1991. Dark-out light restriction for rearing broiler breeders. Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, Bulletin #1305. 

Experiment Station Publications 

Wilson, J. L., and G. R. McDaniel, 1983. Protein levels for broiler breeder males. Highlights of Agricultural Research 30(4):18. Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station. 

Wilson, J. L., G. R. McDaniel, C. D. Sutton, and J. A. Renden, 1986. Semen and carcass evaluation of broiler breeder males. Highlights of Agricultural Research 33(3):7. Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station. 

Abstracts and Proceedings 

Wilson, J. L., W. D. Weaver, Jr., W. L. Beane, and J. A. Cherry, 1982. The influence of intermittent lighting, ambient temperature and relative humidity on the performance of broiler chickens. Poultry Science 61(7):1401. 

Wilson, J. L., H. A. Hughes, and W. D. Weaver, Jr., 1982. Evaporative cooling in broiler houses. Proceedings of the Second International Livestock Environment Symposium, Ames, IA, pg.193. 

Wilson, J. L., G. R. McDaniel, and C. D. Sutton, 1984. Dietary protein levels for broiler breeder males. Poultry Science 63(1):46. 

Wilson, J. L., G. R. McDaniel, and C. D. Sutton, 1985. Semen evaluation of broiler breeder males fed low protein diets. Poultry Science 64(1):48. 

Wilson, J. L., L. M. Krista, G. R. McDaniel, and C. D. Sutton, 1986. Correlative analysis of broiler breeder male semen production and testis morphology. Poultry Science 65(1):145. 

Wilson, J. L., C. H. Rahe, G. R. McDaniel, and C. D. Sutton, 1987. Hypothalamic catecholamine (CA) concentrations of broiler breeder males fed high or low levels of dietary protein. Poultry Science (1):145. 

Wilson, J. L., 1988. Sanitation survey results. Southern Regional Extension Poultry Specialists Workshop, Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

Wilson, J. L., and N. M. Dale, 1989. Effect of 20 week body weight on subsequent performance of broiler breeder hens. Poultry Science 68(1):159. 

Lacy, M. P., J. L. Wilson, and N. M. Dale, 1989. Measuring ammonia release in broiler litter. Poultry Science 68(1):188. 

Mauldin, J. M., and J. L. Wilson, 1989. A survey of broiler hatchery sanitation practices. Poultry Science 68(1):192. 

Lacy, M. P., J. L. Wilson, and J. D. French, 1989. Analysis of a persistent avian botulism problem on a commercial broiler farm. Poultry Science 68(1):82. 

Strong, Jr., C. F., and J. L. Wilson, 1990. A training program for egg candlers. Poultry Science 69(1):131. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Breakout of fresh eggs, 10 day candled eggs and hatch residue. North Carolina Broiler Breeder and Hatchery Management Conference, Statesville, North Carolina. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. What's new in breeder research? Delmarva Hatchery and Breeder Flock Management Short Course, Delmar, Maryland. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Egg size, egg quality and chick quality. Delmarva Hatchery and Breeder Flock Management Short Course, Delmar, Maryland. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Current broiler breeder research. Arkansas Poultry Symposium, Springdale, Arkansas. 
Wilson, J. L., 1991. Broiler breeder research. Georgia Flock Supervisor's Short Course, Athens, Georgia. 
Wilson, J. L., 1991. Managing the broiler breeder male. Georgia Serviceman's Workshop, Gainesville, Georgia. 

Wilson, J. L., J. M. Mauldin, N. A. Cox, and J. S. Bailey, 1991. Chemical disinfectant usage in broiler breeder hatcheries. Poultry Science 70(1):188. 

Buhr, R. J., and J. L. Wilson, 1991. Incubation relative humidity effects on allantoic fluid volume and hatchability. Poultry Science 70(1):19. 
Wilson, J. L., and J. M. Mauldin, 1991. An intensive training program for hatchery and breeder personnel. Poultry Science 70(1):132. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. The influence of diet dilution on feeding and body weight variation of adult broiler breeder males. Poultry Science 70(1):132. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Making the most of hatching egg breakout. Southeastern Poultry & Egg Association Hatchery-Breeder Clinic, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Management of the broiler breeder male. Canadian Expert Committee on Animal Nutrition, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Hatchery sanitation in the real world. Ontario Hatchery Workshop, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Contamination vectors and quarantine. Meeting of the Association of Quebec Agricultural Agronomist and Zoologist, Three Rivers, Quebec, Canada. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Hatching egg breakout. Avicola Colombiana Seminar, Bogota, Colombia. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Management effects on hatchability. Avicola Colombiana Seminar, Bogota, Colombia. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Mechanical nesting in breeder flocks. Alberta Agriculture, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Producer Returns - A comparison of U.S. and Canadian poultry production. Alberta Agriculture, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Influence of feed management on reproductive performance of breeders. Lilydale Hatching Egg Producer Meetings, Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta and Abbottsford, British Columbia, Canada. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Lighting update for breeder hens. Southeastern Poultry & Egg Association Hatchery-Breeder Clinic, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Critical feed management for optimum breeder performance. Georgia Poultry Conference, Gainesville, Georgia. 

Wilson, J. L., and F. E. Robinson, 1992. The influence of broiler breeder pullet growth rate on reproductive characteristics at 25 weeks of age. Poultry Science 71(1):185. 

Hudson, H. A., J. L. Wilson, G. N. Rowland, W. N. Britton, and R. J. Buhr, 1992. Dynamic bone characteristics in the femur of broiler breeder pullets raised on two different feed restriction programs. Poultry Science 71(1):157. 

Robinson, F. E., R. T. Hardin, and J. L. Wilson, 1992. Inter-relationships between reproductive traits and changes in body weight in female broiler breeders. Poultry Science 71(1):126. 

Fasenko, G. M., J. L. Wilson, F. E. Robinson, and R. T. Hardin, 1992. Effects of nest holding time during periods of high environmental temperature on preincubation embryo development, hatchability and embryo viability in broiler breeders. Poultry Science 71(1):125. 

Wilson, J. L., M. E. Lupicki, and F. E. Robinson, 1992. Reproductive performance and carcass characteristics of male broiler breeders fed ad libitum or feed restricted from 22 to 30 week of age. Poultry Science 71(1):50. 

Sander, J. E., J. L. Wilson, P. B. Bush, and G. N. Rowland, 1992. Case Report - A case of suspected arsenical keratosis in broiler breeders housed with pressure treated slats. Proceedings of the American Veterinary Medical Association Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, pg. 129. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Hatching break-out an important management tool. Arkansas Poultry Symposium, Springdale, Arkansas. 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Feeding effects upon ovarian development. North Carolina Broiler Breeder and Hatchery Management Conference, Statesville, North Carolina. 

Wilson, J. L., 1993. Breeder feed management. Delmarva Hatching and Breeder Flock Management Short Course, Delmar, Maryland. 

Wilson, J. L., 1993. Feeding effects upon ovarian development in broiler breeder hens. Arkansas Poultry Symposium, Fayetteville, Arkansas. 

Hess, J. B., and J. L. Wilson, 1993. Broiler breeder pullet transport: Advantage and disadvantage of current methodologies. Poultry Science 72(1):170. 

Casteel, E. T., J. L. Wilson, R. J. Buhr, and J. E. Sander, 1993. The influence of extended posthatch holding time and placement density on broiler performance and immune response. Poultry Science 71 (suppl):2. 

Bramwell, R. K., B. Howarth, Jr., J. L. Wilson, and C. D. McDaniel, 1993. Age effect of male and female boiler breeders on sperm penetration of the perivitelline layer overlying the germinal disc. Poultry Science 72(suppl):25. 

Hess, J. B., J. L. Wilson, and M. J. Wineland, 1993. Early broiler mortality influenced by management practices: Survey results. Poultry Science 72 (suppl):32. 

Fasenko, G. M., F. E. Robinson, R. T. Hardin, and J. L. Wilson, 1993. Variability in preincubation embryonic development in domestic fowl. Poultry Science 72(suppl):105. 

Wilson, J. L., F. E. Robinson, N. A. Robinson, and R. T. Hardin, 1993. The effects of pullet growth curves on carcass composition and reproductive performance in broiler breeders. Poultry Science 72(suppl):112. 

Robinson, F. E., N. A. Robinson, R. T. Hardin, and J. L. Wilson, 1993. The effects of 20-week body weight and feed allocation during early lay in female broiler breeders. Poultry Science 72(supp):112. 

Zuidhof, M. J., F. E. Robinson, J.J.R. Feddes, and J. L. Wilson, 1993. The effect of nutrient dilution on the egg production, flock uniformity, and stress of food restricted broiler breeder hens. Poultry Science 72:113. 

Wilson, J. L., 1993. Broiler breeder male management. ANECA (Mexican Association of Poultry Specialists), Mexico City, Mexico. 

Wilson, J. L., 1993. Nesting behavior of the fowl. ANECA (Mexican Association of Poultry Specialists), Mexico City, Mexico. 

Wilson, J. L., 1993. Internal and external egg quality. Eastern egg quality school. Savannah, Georgia. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. Lighting update. Southeastern Poultry & Egg Association Hatchery-Breeder Clinic, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. Breakout Fertility-What to look for and what to expect. Symposium on the Artificial Insemination of Poultry, Beltsville, Maryland. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. Latest development in broiler breeder research at The University of Georgia. Latin American Poultry Production Seminar, Glastonbury, Connecticut. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. Noz bone exclusion devices for broiler breeder males. Georgia Poultry Conference, Gainesville, Georgia. 

Rowland, G. N., J. L. Wilson, R. E. Roberts, J. E. Sander, and J. R. Glisson, 1994. Conformational abnormalities of the spinal column in male broiler breeders. Proceedings of The American Veterinary Medical Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA, pg 23. 

Wautier, T. A., F. E. Robinson, R. T. Hardin, J. L. Wilson, and M. Newcombe, 1994. The effects of timing of photo stimulation on reproductive efficiency in commercial egg-type and meat-type female chickens. Proceedings of the 9th European Poultry Conference, pp. 147-148. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. Male management: Feeding and skeleton. North Carolina Broiler Breeder and Hatchery Management Conference, Statesville, North Carolina. 

Wilson, J. L., 1995. Factors that influence hatchability and methods to diagnose problems. 11th Annual Louisiana Poultry Seminar, Shreveport, Louisiana. 

Wilson, J. L., 1995. Hatching egg breakout for better hatchery and breeder flock management. Midwest Poultry Federation Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Wilson, J. L., 1995. Latest developments in broiler breeder research at The University of Georgia. Georgia Flock Supervisor's Short Course, Athens, Georgia. 

Wautier, T. A., F. E. Robinson, R. T. Hardin, J. L. Wilson, and M. Newcombe, 1995. Timing of photostimulation effects on reproductive efficiency in female commercial egg-type and meat-type chickens. First International Symposium on the Artificial Insemination of Poultry, pg. 50. 

Brooks, S. L., J. L. Wilson, R. J. Buhr, and J. E. Sander, 1995. Effects of starter diet consumption on broiler breeder performance. Poultry Science 74 (Suppl.1):1. 

Robinson, F. E., L. Bouvier, M. J. Zuidhof, J. L. Wilson, M. Newcombe, and R. I. McKay, 1995. Prepubertal lighting and feed in take effects on carcass traits and reproductive performance of broiler breeder hens. Poultry Science 74 (Suppl.1):46. 

Wilson, J. L., 1995. Feed restriction of breeder males using NOZ BONZ. Poultry Science 74:(Suppl.1):83. 

Wilson, J. L., G. N. Rowland, and J. E. Sander, 1996. Incidence of skeletal back abnormality in broiler breeder males and influence on mating activity. Poultry Science 75 (Suppl.1):151. 

Popular Press Articles 

Mauldin, J. M., and J. L. Wilson, 1988. Watch egg weight during incubation. Poultry Digest 47:342-244. 

Wilson, J. L., 1988. Metodos para valorar la capacidad reproductiva en gallos reproductores. Avicultura Profesional 6(3):76-81. 

Wilson, J. L., and J. M. Mauldin, 1989. Hatchery sanitation procedures after new formaldehyde use rules. Poultry Digest 48:406-410. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Assessing reproductive capability of broiler breeder flocks. ISA VEDETTE Informer vol. 2 (1). 

Wilson, J. L., and M. J. Wineland, 1990. Using mechanical nesting systems for hatching egg collection. ISA VEDETTE Informer vol 2(1). 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Factors influencing floor and slat laying. Poultry Times vol. 37(3):4 and 23. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Efectos de los acaros en las reproductoras pesadas. Avicultura Profesional 8(1):24-25. 

Strong, Jr., C. F., and J. L. Wilson, 1990. Overpull too high? A training program helps. FPS Journal, June. 

Wilson, J. L., 1990. Influence of nicarbazin on broiler breeders. ISA VEDETTA Informer 2(3). 

Mauldin, J. M., and J. L. Wilson, 1991. Twelve components of a good hatchery sanitation program. Misset International, January, pp. 29-37. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Factores que influeyen sobre el comportamiento de anidacion en la reporductora. Avicultura Profesional 8:148-150. 

Mauldin, J. M., R. J. Buhr, and J. L. Wilson, 1991. Analyzing hatch day breakout and embryonic mortality. Misset International, 7(7):24-25. 

Strong, C. F., Jr., and J. L. Wilson, 1991. How wash temperature affects breakage. Egg Industry, May/June, pp. 26-27. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Breakout analysis allows accurate estimation of fertility. Poultry Times, Vol. 38(17):11-12. 

Wilson, J. L., 1991. Spiking broiler breeder males. Canada Poultryman, November. 

Wilson, J. L., and M. J. Wineland, 1992. Managing mechanical nesting systems for broiler breeder hens. Indian River International Newsletter, Breeder Update, Vol. 8(1). 

Wilson, J. L., 1992. Hatchery/breeder problems can be avoided with care. Poultry Times, Vol. 39(20):11-12. 

Hess, J. B., and J. L. Wilson, 1992. Breeder pullet hauling affects performance quality. Poultry Digest, Vol. 51(10):28, 30 and 32. 

Hess, J. B., and J. L. Wilson, 1992. Companies surveyed on pullet catching. Poultry Times, Vol. 39(16):6. 

Hess, J. B., J. L. Wilson, and M. J. Wineland, 1994. Management influences early chick mortality. International Hatchery Practices, Sept., p. 23. 

Sander, J. E., and J. L. Wilson, 1994. Interaction of hatching egg sanitation, broiler productivity. Poultry Digest, Sept., p. 23. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. Fluorescent and high pressure sodium lights can be superior. Poultry Times, Vol. 41(16):11,31. 

Wilson, J. L., 1994. Individuals/small groups may influence breeder behavior. Poultry Times, Vol. 41(16):12. 

Wilson, J. L., 1995. Use of NOZ BONZ with broiler breeder males. Arbor Acres Farm, Industry Impressions, July. 

Wilson, J. L., and M. J. Wineland, 1996. Mechanical egg collection in broiler breeder houses. World Poultry - Misset 12 (Vol. 12):41-45. 

Wilson, J. L., M. J. Wineland, and M. Hulet, 1996. Mechanical collection of broiler hatching eggs. Poultry Digest 55(2):10-13. 

Research Interests 

Maximize fertile egg production of meat-type breeding chickens 

  1. Feed restriction of both sexes. 
  2. Encourage proper nest site selection 
  3. Breeder male evaluation (conformation, mating behavior and semen quality) 
  4. Breeder house equipment that promotes breeder health and mating activity.