Dr. Watkins is an Emeritus Professor with the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science in the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture. Her primary focus is live production with a special emphasis on optimizing drinking water quality and troubleshooting drinking water challenges. During her career she taught Introduction to Careers in Poultry Science, Poultry Production, Professionalism, Integrated Poultry Management and coordinated the departmental internship program. In addition she conducts research in the areas of on-farm sanitation, nutrition and antibiotic alternatives. In 2016 she became a Distinguished Professor prior to retiring in 2017. In 2012, she was named the Arkansas Poultry Federation Chair of Poultry Science. In 2016, she was honored as The Poultry Federation Industry Leader of the Year and The Poultry Federation Turkey Committee Person of the Year.
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