Avian Academy

Avian Academy is an annual three-day program hosted during the summer by the Department of Poultry Science for middle and high school STEM and Vo-Ag teachers. It’s purpose is to "educate the educators" about the importance, impact, and massive job demand our state’s number one industry has by providing hands-on labs and curriculum for participants to take straight back to their classrooms. All of these learning modules are created and taught by world-renown UGA Poultry Science faculty!

When is it?

June 24-26, 2019

What are the modules?

  • Review of Modern Georgia Poutlry Industry & Careers
  • Breed Identification, Selection, & Antiquities
  • External/Internal Avian Anatomy
  • Nutrition
  • Alternative Poultry Production Systems (such as backyard flocks, etc.)
  • Poultry Health
  • Embryology & Incubation
  • Curriculum Resource Opportunities
  • Processing & Further Processing
  • Food Safety
  • and all categories of Poultry Judging!

What does it include?

Lodging and meals are provided by the department.

Registration is now open

Register Here

For more information:

Contact Jessica Fife, Program Coordinator.


Jessica N. Fife Outreach Coordinator
Poultry Science