James Hermes

Small and Backyard Flocks June 14, 2014 Print Friendly and PDF


Jim is the Extension Poultry Specialist in the Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences at Oregon State University. He works with the commercial poultry industry as well as small commercial and backyard poultry enthusiasts.

Jim received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Avian Sciences and a Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of California, Davis.  Jim’s current research interests focus on northwest grown alternative feedstuffs for small flock commercial producers of broilers, layers, and turkeys. 


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James Hermes, Ph.D.
Extension Poultry Specialist
Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Oregon State University Extension


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.