Aviagen Turkeys, Inc.


This externship is intended for veterinary students who have decided to persue a career in poultry medicine. Externs will have the opportunity to work in many areas of turkey breeder operation based on their goals and the company's focus.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • company veterinarian
  • program geneticist
  • veterinary laboratory

Educational Resources

  • Poultry specific journals
  • Technical bulletins related to poultry health and management
  • AAAP publications


Externs will be expected to work in all aspects of the primary breeding operation, focused on animal husbandry as well as veterinary services.

Student Supervision

Staff veterinarian is available to the student 24/7. Externs can expect to work with many leaders in the company in various areas of expertise.



Practice Information

Aviagen Turkeys, Inc.
31186 Midland Trail
East Lewisburg, WV 24901

Ph: 304-793-2680

Email: mgarcia [at] aviagen [dot] com
Web: www.aviagen.com

Updated: 6/10/10
Signature On File: Dr. Marion Garcia