Claude Ricks

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The embryonated avian egg is an attractive target for applying technology-based advances to improve poultry production. There are a number of reasons for this. First, the egg is immobile and can be easily accessed by high-speed automated equipment such as the commercial egg injection system used for vaccination of broilers worldwide. Second, due to(More)
The purpose of this manuscript is to provide a summary of the evaluation done by the Throughput and Multiplexing subteam on five emerging technologies: Single molecule array (Simoa™), Optimiser™, CyTOF® (Mass cytometry), SQIDLite™, and iLite™. Most of the information is presented with a minimum amount of published data and much is based on discussions with(More)
For the last decade, the Poultry Science Association (PSA) Board has been acutely aware of the decline in our membership. These changes are thought to be related to consolidation of industry and the merging of university departments, concomitant with a decrease in the hiring of faculty with poultry expertise, (Beck, 1992; Vizzier-Thaxton et al., 2003). This(More)
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