Poultry Production


Our Animal Science Technology Poultry Production option will provide you with the basic skills needed to pursue a variety of careers in agriculture. These skills include poultry management, agribusiness management, basic maintenance technology, and human relations. Specific jobs may include farm managers, agribusiness managers, agriculture supply representatives, equipment sales, poultry sales, chemical sales, research assistants, soil conservation technicians, food processing supervisors, and other entry-level management positions.

If you’re looking to begin a career in the agricultural space or looking to expand the opportunities before you, the Animal Science Technology Poultry Production option is the next best step. You’ll not only get the skills you need, but you’ll receive the hands-on experience crucial to your success.

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Location & Tours

You’re invited to T. H. Kendall, III Agricultural Complex on our Raymond Campus, where all of our agriculture-related programs are offered. To schedule an appointment or tour of our Ag Complex, please call 601-857-3334 or 601-857-3792.

Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Survey of Agricultural Technology or Survey of Agriculture 1
Applied Principles of Animal Production or Animal Science 4
Applied Principles of Plant Production or Plant Science (w/lab), or Botany I, Lecture & Lab 3–4
Applied Soils – Conservation and Use OR Basic Soils (w/lab) 4
Principles of Agricultural Management 3
Principles of Agricultural Marketing 3
Agricultural Records 3
Approved Electives 9
Total Hours 30–31
Course Hours
Introduction to Poultry Production 3
Poultry Nutrition 3
Hatchery/Feed Mill Management 3
Approved Electives 6
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45–46
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–63


Wayne Boshart
Agriculture Cluster Coordinator

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