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Meet the Expert: Karen Schwean-Lardner, PhD

Dr. Karen Schwean-Lardner is an assistant professor of poultry science at the University of Saskatchewan. We wanted to get to know Dr. Schwean-Lardner better, so we asked her a few questions.

What is one interesting fact about yourself?

I was afraid of birds until well after my undergraduate degree was complete! Funny for a poultry scientist!

What do you like to do in your free time?

I love to read and travel. 

What are you currently working on?

Turkey stocking density, beak treatments in egg production birds, broiler lighting programs. 

What are you passionate about related to your area of expertise?

Meat is part of my diet, but I believe that birds should have a good life while they are being grown.