Anne Fanatico, PhD

Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University

CURRICULUM VITAE

Anne Christine Fanatico

 

Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department

Appalachian State University           

305 Bodenheimer Road          

ASU Box 32080         

Boone, NC  28608     

828-262-6813

828-262-6400 fax

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http://sd.appstate.edu/faculty/anne-fanatico#poultry

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2010    Post-Doctoral training in Specialty Poultry Production, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Poultry Production and Product Safety Research Unit, Fayetteville, AR. 

 

2007    Ph.D. Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.  Dissertation: Specialty Poultry Production: Impact of genotype, production system, and nutrition on performance, meat quality, and sensory attributes of meat chickens for free-range and organic markets

 

1992    M.S. Animal Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.  Major - Comparative nutrition, Thesis: Use of nontraditional feedstuffs for small livestock

 

1985    B.A. Zoology/Spanish (double major), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, also Univ. of N.C.'s Year-in-Seville, Spain.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2010 – pres.    Assistant Professor, Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department,

                        Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.

2009-2010       Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Fayetteville, AR.

1993-2009       Southeast Regional Director/Poultry Specialist, National Center for Appropriate Technology (ATTRA project), Fayetteville, AR. (academic leave of absence from

2003 to 2005; part-time during 2005- 2008; regional director from 2008).  See https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/poultry/

2003-2008       Graduate Assistant/ Program Associate/Adjunct Faculty.  Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. (part-time Program Associate from 2005-2008) (Adjunct Faculty 2008-2010)

1989-1992       Rabbit Research Center Supervisor/Graduate Assistant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

1987-1989       U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Costa Rica.

 

CONTRACT/CONSULTING

 

2005-date        Independent Contractor (part-time), Humane Farm Animal Care, Herndon, VA

2008-2009       Independent Contractor (part-time), Animal Welfare Approved, ­­­­Alexandria, VA

2008                Consulting for Whole Foods, Inc.

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAININGS

 

2003                Poultry Welfare Auditor, certified by Animal Welfare Audit Program (AWAP)

2006-date        Poultry Welfare Auditor, certified by Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO)

2006                Poultry Welfare Auditor, certified by Humane Farm Animal Care

2008                            Poultry Welfare Auditor, certified for Animal Welfare Approved by Bristol University

2008                            Organic Livestock Inspector, certified by Independent Organic Inspectors Association

 

TEACHING/EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

 

2010-date        Appalachian State University, Boone NC

SD 3100 Principles of Agroecology and Lab (taught Fall 2010)

SD 3250 Sustainable Livestock Production and Lab (taught Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012)

SD 3300 Farm Business Management and Marketing (taught Spring 2011, Spring 2012)

SD 3350 Contemporary Issues in Food and Agriculture (taught Fall 2011, Fall 2012)

 

Guest lecture Environmental Ethics

 

2003-2010       Guest Lecturer, University of Arkansas, Department of Poultry Science, Department of Food Science, and Department of Animal Science

UA POSC 2353 Poultry Production

Natural Poultry Production Part I, October 30, 2003

Natural Poultry Production Part II, November 4, 2003

UA POSC 2363 Breeder/Layer Management

Poultry History, February 19, 2004

Natural Poultry Production, March 4, 2004

Animal Welfare, April 1, 2004

UA POSC 5000 Special Topics

Poultry Welfare, March 9, 2006

UA POSC 1023 Introduction to Poultry Science

Sustainability in Poultry Production, October 2008

Specialty Poultry Markets, November 2008

Specialty Poultry Production, April 2009

UA POSC 2353

Egg Production, Conventional and Specialty, March 6, 2008

UA, ANSC 3013, Parasites Nonherbivores

Organic Livestock Production, January 24, 2010

 

 

PRESENTATIONS: Invited

 

2002    Great Lakes International Grazing Conference in Battle Creek, MI, on February 11-12, 2002; “Pastured Poultry Overview and Resources”

2002    Oregon Pastured Poultry School, Oregon Cooperative Extension, September 8-9, 2002, Corvallis, OR; “Overview of Range Poultry Production and Resources”

2002    Future Farms 2002: A Supermarket of Ideas, Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture, November 15-16, 2002, Norman, OK; “Sustainable Poultry Overview” and “Sustainable Poultry Production”

2002    Agriculture That Lasts: How to Keep Farming, Mississippi Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, December 7, 2002, Yazoo City, MS; “Overview of Range Poultry Production”

2003    Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms, Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, January 23-26, 2003, Mobile, AL.  “Label Rouge: A Quality-Based Program for Pastured Poultry” and “Range Poultry Production and Resources”

2003    Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Seminar, Ames, IA, July 25, 2003; “Rethinking Food Value Chains for a More Sustainable Agriculture: Label Rouge Poultry”

2004    “Pathways to Prosperity,” Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture, 13th Annual Conference, February 5-7, 2004, State College, PA, “Specialty Breeds for Natural and Organic Poultry Production” and “Specialty and Small-Scale Poultry Processing”

2004    University of Arkansas training for college travel group; April 22, 2004; “ Poultry Production in Developing Countries: Part I. Housing and Management Systems; Part II. Nutrition and Feeding.”

2005    3rd Annual Winter Conference of Northeast Organic Farming Association—New Hampshire, Concord, NH, March 5, 2005, “Pastured Poultry Production” and “Small-Scale Poultry Processing and Specialty Meat Quality”

2005    Small-Scale Poultry Training, Heifer International, Perryville, AR, Oct. 24-26, 2005, “Alternative Poultry Production Systems,” “Small-Scale Poultry Processing,” and “Meeting Consumer Needs”

2005    “Niche/Alternative Markets,” Triennial Poultry Extension Specialist Meeting, Fort Worth, TX.  Nov. 9-10, 2005.

2005    “Specialty Breeds in Natural and Organic Poultry Production”.  Pastured Poultry Workshop.  Northeast Pastured Poultry Association.  Albany, NY, Nov. 12, 2005.

2006    “Alternative Poultry Production”.  Heifer International Pastured Poultry Workshop for Kentucky Extension Agents.  Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY.  April 27, 2006.

2006    “Building a Better Bird: Impact of Genotype and Production System on Meat Quality;” National SARE Conference, Oconomowoc, WI, August 15-17, 2006.

2006    “Organic Poultry Production in the U.S.” 1st IFOAM International Conference on Animals in Organic Agriculture, St. Paul, MN, August 23-25, 2006.

2006    “Alternative Poultry Production” Terra Madre 2006, Slow Foods, Torino, Italy, October 26-30, 2006.

2007    “Organic Poultry” Montana Organic Association, Great Falls, MT, November 30 – December 2, 2007.

2008    Organic Poultry Production, Univ. of Arkansas Food Science Seminar, Fayetteville, AR, February 25, 2008.

2008    “Produccion Alternativa Avicola”, San Juan, Texas, IDEA School,  February 22-23, 2008.

2008    Small-Scale Poultry Training, Heifer International Ranch, Perryville, AR, March 10-12, 2008, “Alternative Poultry Production Systems, Housing, Equipment,” “Nutrition in Alternative Poultry Production, “Small-Scale Poultry Processing,” and “Specialty Markets”

2008    “Genetics for Alternative Poultry Production”, Midwest Poultry Federation, St. Paul, MN, March 19, 2008.

2008    Organic Broiler Production in the U.S., Natural and Organic Poultry Symposium, Poultry Science Association Annual meeting, Niagara Falls, Canada, July 20, 2008

2008    “Organic Poultry Production,” International Organic Inspectors Association, Organic Livestock training, Warren, VT, August 19, 2008

2008    “Opportunities in Pastured Poultry Production,” Independent Small Animal Meat Processors Association, Old Fort, NC, October 19, 2008.

2009    “Pastured Poultry Production” Profiting from a Few Acres, Delaware State University, Dover, DE, February 20-21, 2009

2009    “Ozark Slow Food” Ozark Institute of Food Technologists March 9, 2009

2009    “Urban Poultry Production” Washington County Extension, Fayetteville Public Library, Fayetteville, AR, April 4, 2009

2009    “Organic Poultry Production” Seminar, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, Fayetteville, AR, April 27, 2009

2009    “Small-scale Poultry Production and Management” OK National Guard training for agricultural development group working in Afghanistan; July 29, 2009, Fayetteville, AR

2009    “Specialty Poultry Production,” In-depth Review of USDA ARS Poultry Production and Product Safety Research Unit, Fayetteville, AR, Oct. 20, 2009.

2009    “Specialty Poultry Markets” Seminar, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, Fayetteville, AR, November 2, 2009.

2010    “Pasture-based Poultry Production” Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Conference January 20-21, 2010, Chattanooga, TN.

2010    “Choice Feeding of Organic Poultry”, Midwest Poultry Federation, St. Paul, MN, March 17, 2010.

2010    “Sustainable Agriculture Background and Future Thoughts: Poultry Focus”, Appalachian State University, April 12, 2010, Boone, NC

2010    Pastured Poultry Panel, Independent Small Animal Meat Processors Association, November 6, 2010, Marion, NC

2011    “Pastured Poultry Nutrition” and “Matching Poultry Genetics to Production System,” Organic Growers School, March 5-6, 2011, Asheville, NC.

2011    “Pastured Poultry Genetics,” Carolina Meat Conference, March 25-27, 2011, Concord, NC.

2011    “Agroecology at ASU,” Slow Food Boone, April 17, 2011, Boone, NC

2011    “Backyard Poultry,” Watauga County Extension, June 10, 2011, Valle Crucis, NC

2011    “Pasture-Based Meat Bird Production,” Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Annual Conference, Durham, NC, November 12, 2011.

2012    “Consumer Expectations of Local Eggs and Meat (webinar; February 23),” Purdue School for Successful Poultry Production and Marketing, Purdue University, Greenfield, IN, February 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 1, 2012.

2012  “Organic Poultry Production and Feeding,” Organic Egg Symposium, Organic Egg Producers of America, March 13, 2012, St. Paul, MN

2012  “Feeding Multispecies Poultry Flocks: On-Farm Resources, Guineafowl International Association Annual Conference, March 17, 2012, Raleigh NC

2012    Chicken Harvest Workshop.  Watauga County Extension, Boone NC.  Oct. 13, 2012

2012    Sensory Attributes of Pastured Poultry.  American Livestock Breeds Conservancy Annual Meeting.  Nov. 10, 2012.  Carey, NC

2013    “Producing Poultry Meat on Pasture” eXtension webinar.  March 28, 2013.  www.extension.org/poultry (see Past Webinars)

 

PRESENTATIONS: Contributed

 

2004    International Poultry Scientific Forum, January 26-27, 2004.  Atlanta, GA,  “Comparison of Broiler Growth and Carcass Yield Among Alternative Slow-growing Breeds and a Commercial Breed Grown with or without Outdoor Access” and “Comparison of Broiler Meat Quality Among Alternative Slow-growing Genotypes and a Commercial Genotype Grown with or without outdoor Access”

2004    Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO, July 26-28, 2004, “Comparison of Sensory Qualities of Poultry Meat from Alternative Slow-growing Breeds and a Commercial Breed Grown with or without Outdoor Access”

2005    Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in Auburn, AL, July 31-Aug. 3, 2005, “Impact of Alternative Broiler Genotypes and Production Systems on Meat Quality” and “Impact of Alternative Broiler Genotypes and Production Systems on Growth Performance and Carcass Yield”

2006    International Poultry Scientific Forum, January 23-24, 2006.  Atlanta, GA, “Impact of alternative broiler genotype and production system on sensory attributes” (Poster)

2006    Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in Edmonton, Canada, July 16-19, 2006, “Methionine requirements of alternative slow-growing genotypes” (Poster)

2007    Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX, July 8-12, 2007, “Performance of alternative meat chickens for organic markets: impact of genotype, methionine level, and methionine source” (Poster)

2008    National SARE Conference, Kansas City, MO, March 25-27, 2008, “Expansion of Small-Scale, Pasture-Based Poultry Businesses: Improving Feasibility and Access to Processing” (Poster) 

2009    Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in Raleigh, NC, July 20-23, 2009, “Consumer Perception of Specialty Turkey: Free-range, Organic, and Heritage”

2009    5th National Small Farm Conference in Springfield, IL, Sept 15-17, 2009, “Animal Well-Being in Small Poultry Flocks: Improving bird health and product quality”

2010    Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, July 11-14, 2010, “Free-choice Feeding of Free-Range Broilers”

2011    Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO, July 18-20, 2010, “Choice Feeding of Organic Meat Chickens.”

2011 “Effect of Simulated Agroforestry Structures on Performance and Behavior of Organic Meat Chickens” 30th Poultry Science Symposium on Alternative Systems for Poultry – Health, Welfare and Productivity, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK from 7 - 9 September 7-9, 2011

 

GRANTS AWARDED

 

Instrumental in the writing and implementation of following grant awards:

At National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and for-profit subsidiary New Horizons Technology (NHT):

  • Enhancing Feasibility for Range Poultry Expansion, USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, Southern Region, R&E grant, $175,740 awarded to S. Muntz at Heifer International (co-PI)
  • Label Rouge: French Premium Poultry for US Small Farmers, USDA Scientific Cooperation Research Program, $29,658 (PI)
  • Applying French Label Rouge Poultry Systems to the U.S. “Pastured Poultry” Movement USDA Small Business Innovation Research Program, $69,673 awarded to H. Born ($48,843 to NHT) (Co-PI)
  • International Organic Inspectors Association ($1,000 in-kind training) (PI)

At University of Arkansas (UA)

  • Small-Scale Poultry Production: Sustainability Training, USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, Southern Region, PDP grant, $129,530 awarded to Heifer International to S. Muntz ($33,800 subcontract to UA, $7,000 subcontract to NCAT)(co-PI)
  • Slow-Growing Broilers in Organic Production:  an Alternative to Supplemental Methionine and a Marketing Opportunity USDA Integrated Organic Program $305,015 awarded to J.L. Emmert ($200,635 to UA)
  • Performance and Quality and Pasture-Raised Poultry: Label Rouge-type, USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, Southern Region, Graduate Student Grant, $9,940 awarded to C. Owens ($9,440 to UA) (co-PI)
  • Sensory Evaluation of Alternative Turkey Genotypes, USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, Southern Region, On-Farm Research Grant, $14,962 awarded to C. Owens ($13,462 to UA) (co-PI)

At USDA ARS Poultry Production and Product Safety Research Unit (PPPSRU)

  • An Integrated Systems Approach to Reduce Salmonella in Organic and Natural Poultry $50,000 subcontract from USDA National Integrated Food Safety Initiative awarded to S. Ricke

At Appalachian State University (ASU)

  • Integrating Free-Range Poultry with Ruminant and Agroforestry Production in a System Approach USDA, Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, Southern Region, R&E grant, $210,000 awarded to A. Donoghue ($70,000 subcontract to ASU) (co-PI)
  • Sustainable Farming Systems: Utilizing Renewable Energy and Passive Solar Design in a Mobile Hen House, ASU Energy Center, $500 (PI)
  • Natural Remedies in Organic Poultry Production, Organic Research and Education Initiative $89,890 subcontract from USDA ARS PPPSRU (co-PI)

 

 

PUBLICATION LIST

 

Professional Publications

 

  1. Fanatico, Anne.  2010.  Organic Poultry Production : Providing Adequate Methionine. ATTRA publication, NCAT, Fayetteville, AR. http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/methionine.pdf
  2. Fanatico, Anne and Betsy Connor.  2009.  Small-Scale Egg Handling.  ATTRA publication, NCAT, Fayetteville, AR.  http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/egghandling.pdf
  3. Kuepper, G.; H. Born, and A. Fanatico.  2009.  Farm Made: A Guide to On-Farm Processing for Organic Producers.  Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Poteau, OK.  http://www.kerrcenter.com/publications/FarmMadeReport09.pdf.
  4. Fanatico, Anne.  2008.  Organic Poultry Production in the United States.  ATTRA publication, NCAT, Fayetteville, AR.  http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/organicpoultry.html
  5. Fanatico, Anne.  2007.  Poultry House Management for Alternative Production.  ATTRA publication.  NCAT, Fayetteville, AR.  http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/poultryhousemanage.pdf
  6. Fanatico, Anne.  2006.  Alternative Poultry Production Systems and Outdoor Access.  ATTRA publication. NCAT, Fayetteville, AR.  http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/poultry_access.pdf
  7. Fanatico, Anne.  2006.  Parasite Management for Natural and Organic Poultry: Coccidiosis.  ATTRA publication. NCAT, Fayetteville, AR.  http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/coccidiosis.pdf
  8. Fanatico, Anne.  2003.  Small-Scale Poultry Processing.  ATTRA publication.  NCAT, Fayetteville, AR. http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/poultryprocess.pdf
  9. Fanatico, Anne.  2002.  Growing Your Range Poultry Business: An Entrepreneur’s Toolbox.  NCAT, Fayetteville, AR.   http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/poultrytoolbox.pdf
  10. Fanatico, Anne and Holly Born.  2002.  Label Rouge: Pasture-Raised Poultry in France.  ATTRA publication.  NCAT, Fayetteville, AR.   http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/labelrouge.pdf
  11. Fanatico, Anne.  2000.  Pastured Poultry: A Heifer Project International Case Study Booklet.  NCAT, Fayetteville, AR.  http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/pasturedpoultry.pdf

 

Published proceedings

  1. Fanatico, A.C., C.M. Owens, and J.L. Emmert.  2009.  Organic Poultry Production in the
  2. U.S.: Broilers.  Journal of Applied Poultry Research 18: 355-366.
  3. Fanatico, A.C.  2008.  Genetics for Alternative Poultry Production.  Midwest Poultry Federation, March, St. Paul, MN.
  4. Fanatico, A.C., and H.M. Born.  2006.  Organic Poultry Production in the U.S.  Proceedings of the 1st IFOAM International Conference on Animals in Organic Production, St. Paul, MN, Aug. 23-25, 2006.
  5. Owens, C.M., A.C. Fanatico, P.B. Pillair, J.F. Meullenet, and J.L. Emmert.  2006. Evaluation of Alternative Genotypes and Production Systems for Natural and Organic Poultry Markets in the U.S.  XII European Poultry Conference, Verona, Italy, September 10-14, 2006.
  6. Keck, L. and A. Fanatico.  2005.  Organic poultry health.  Midwest Poultry Federation, March, St. Paul, MN.

 

Book Chapters

  1. Fanatico, A. C.  2010.  Poultry processing under animal welfare and organic standards in the United States.  In: Owens, Casey M., Alvarado, Christine Z., and Sams, Alan R. (ed).  2010.  Poultry Meat Processing.  2nd Edition.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 441 p.

 

Popular press

  1. Fanatico A.C., Emmert J.L., Owens C.M., Meullenet J.F. 2006. Impact of Genotype and Production System on Performance, Meat Quality and Sensory Attributes of Meat Chickens. Feedinfo News Service Scientific Reviews. July 2006. Available from URL: http://www.feedinfo.com.

 

Abstracts:

  1. Fanatico, A.C. and D.P. Smith.  2013.  Performance of free-range meat chickens fed potatoes as a farm-raised energy source.  Poul Sci. Vol. 92 E-suppl. 1 (accepted)
  2. Moyle, J.R.; Burke, J.M.; Fanatico, A.; Mosjidis, J.A.; Spencer, T.; Arsi, K.; Reyes-Herrera, I.; Woo-Ming, A.; Donoghue, D.J.; Donoghue, A.M.  2012.  Palatability of tannin-rich sericea lespedeza fed to broilers. Southern Society Poultry Science 2012 Meeting Abstract
  3. Fanatico, A.C., J.A. Mench, G.S. Archer, Y. Liang, V. B. Brewer, Owens, C.M., and A. M. Donoghue.  2011.  Effect of Simulated Agroforestry Structures on Performance and Behavior of Organic Meat Chickens.  Alternative Systems for Poultry - Health, Welfare and Productivity, September 7-9, 2011.  Glasgow, Scotland. (Accepted by World’s Poultry Science Journal)  Abstr.
  4. Fanatico, A.C., V.B. Brewer, C.M. Owens, and A.M. Donoghue.  2011.  Choice Feeding of Organic Meat Chickens.  Poultry Science 90 (E-Suppl. 1) Abstr.
  5. Moyle, J.R., A.M. Donoghue, I. Reyes Herrera; H.L. Goodwin, J. Burke, D. Burner, R. Raper, A.C. Fanatico, O. Gekara; G. Kuepper, A. Wells, T. Spencer, M. Hale, and D.J. Donoghue.  2011.  Opportunities for veterans in agriculture: Development of an integrated educational and training program for new farmers and ranchers. Poultry sScience 90 (E-Suppl. 1).  Abstr. 
  6. Reyes Herrera, I., A.M. Donoghue, J.R. Moyle; H.L. Goodwin, J. Burke, D. Burner, R. Raper, A.C. Fanatico, O. Gekara; G. Kuepper, A. Wells, T. Spencer, M. Hale, and D.J. Donoghue.  2011. Development of a comprehensive and integrated educational program for beginning farmers and ranchers.  Poultry Science 90 (E-Suppl. 1).  Abstr. 
  7. Donoghue, D. J, I. Reyes Herrera, K. Venkitanarayanan,  A.C. Fanatico, and A.M. Donoghue.  2011.  Organic Poultry Production: Developing Natural Solutions to Reducing Pathogens and Maintaining Gut Health. Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN, Poster session.
  8. Reyes Herrera, I. D.J. Donoghue, H.L. Goodwin, A.C. Fanatico,  O. Gekara, A.M. Donoghue, J. Burke, D. Burner, R. Raper, G. Kuepper, A. Wells,  and M. Hale. 2011.  An educational program for training new farmers in sustainable poultry, livestock and agroforestry production.  Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN, Poster session.
  9. C. Fanatico, V. B. Brewer, C. M. Owens-Hanning, and A. M. Donoghue.  2010.  Free-choice feeding of free-range meat chickens.  Poultry Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1).  Abstr.
  10. V. B. Brewer, A. C. Fanatico, W. J. Kuenzel, C. M. Owens, V. A. Kuttappan, and A. M. Donoghue.  2010.  Humane Slaughter Methods for Small- and Mid-Scale Poultry Operations.  Poultry Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1). Abstr.
  11. Fanatico, A.C., H.L. Goodwin, C.M. Owens, and A.M. Donoghue.  2009. Consumer Perception of Specialty Turkeys: Free-range, Organic, and “Heritage.” Poultry Science 88 (Supplement 1). Abstr.
  12. Fanatico, A.C. and A.M. Donoghue.  2009.  Animal Well-being in Small Poultry Flocks.  5th National Small Farm Conference, Springfield, IL. September 15-17, 2009.  Presentation (accidently left out of proceedings).
  13. Fanatico, A.C., J.F. Meullenet, J. L. Emmert, and C. M. Owens.  2008.  Impact of genotype of carcass, meat quality, and sensory attributes for turkeys raised with outdoor access.  Poultry Science 87 (Supplement 1). Abstr.
  14. Fanatico, A.C., C.M. Owens, and J.L. Emmert.  2008.  Organic Broiler Production in the U.S.  Poultry Science 87 (Supplement 1). Abstr. (Accepted).
  15. Fanatico, A.C. and S. Muntz.  2008.  Expansion of Small-Scale, Pasture-Based Poultry Businesses: Improving Feasibility and Access to Processing.  National SARE Conference, Kansas City, MO, March 25—27, Poster Session.
  16. Fanatico, A.C., T. O’Connor-Dennie, C. M. Owens, and J. L. Emmert.  2007.  Performance of alternative meat chickens for organic markets: impact of genotype, methionine level, and methionine source.  Poult. Sci. 86 (Supplement 1). Abstr.
  17. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, T. O’Connor-Dennie, J. L. Emmert.  2006.   Methionine requirements of alternative slow-growing genotypes.  Poult. Sci. 85 (Supplement 1). Abstr.
  18. Fanatico, A. C., P. B. Pillai,  J. L. Emmert, J. F. Meullenet, C. M.Owens.  2006.  Impact of alternative broiler genotype and production system on sensory attributes.  Poult. Sci. 85 (Supplement 1). Abstr.
  19. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, J. L. Emmert, C. M. Owens.  2005. Impact of Alternative Broiler Genotypes and Production Systems on Meat Quality.  Poult. Sci. 84 (Supple. 1). Abstr.
  20. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, C. M. Owens, J. L. Emmert.  2005. Impact of Alternative Broiler Genotypes and Production Systems on Growth Performance and Carcass Yield.  Poult. Sci. 84 (Supple. 1).  Abstr.
  21. Fanatico, A.C., P.B. Pillai, and J.L. Emmert.  2005.  Comparison of methionine requirements between an alternative slow-growing genotype and a commercial genotype during the starter period.  Poultry Science 84 (Supplement 1).  Abstr.
  22. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, L. C. Cavitt, J.F. Meullenet, J. L. Emmert, C. M. Owens.  2004.  Comparison of sensory qualities of poultry meat from alternative slow-growing breeds and a commercial breed grown with or without outdoor access.  Poultry Science 83 (Supplement 1). Abstr.
  23. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, L. C. Cavitt, J. L. Emmert, C. M. Owens.  2004.  Comparison of broiler meat quality among alternative slow-growing breeds and a commercial breed grown with or without outdoor access.  Poult. Sci. Vol. 83 (Supplement 1).  Abstr.
  24. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, L. C. Cavitt, C. M. Owens, J. L. Emmert.  2004. Comparison of broiler growth and carcass yield among alternative slow-growing breeds and a commercial breed grown with or without outdoor access. Poult. Sci. Vol. 83 (Supplement 1).  Abstr.

 

 

Published Journal articles:

  1. Moyle, J.R.; Burke, J.M.; Fanatico, A.; Mosjidis, J.A.; Spencer, T.; Arsi, K.; Reyes-Herrera, I.; Woo-Ming, A.; Donoghue, D.J.; Donoghue, A.M.  2012.  Palatability of tannin-rich sericea lespedeza fed to broilers.  Journal of applied poultry research 21 (4): 891-896
  2. Moyle, J.R., F. Solis de los Santos, G.R. Huff, W.E. Huff, N.C. Rath, M.
  3. Farnell, A.C. Fanatico, S.C. Ricke, C. Enders, U. Sonnenborn, D.J. Donoghue
  4. and A.M. Donoghue.   2012.  The Probiotic Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 Enhances Early Gastrointestinal Maturation in Young Turkey Poults. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 11 (7): 445-452.
  5. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, P.Y. Hester, C. Falcone, J.A. Mench, C.M. Owens, and J. L. Emmert.  2008.  Performance, livability, and carcass yield of slow- and fast-growing chicken genotypes raised indoors or with outdoor access.  Poult. Sci. 87:1012-1021.
  6. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, J. L. Emmert, E. E. Gbur, J. F. Meullenet, and C. M. Owens.  2007.  Sensory attributes of slow- and fast-growing chicken genotypes raised indoors or with outdoor access.  Poult. Sci. 86: 2441-2449.
  7. Fanatico, A.C., P.B. Pillai, J.L. Emmert, and C.M. Owens.  2007.  Meat quality of slow- and fast-growing chicken genotypes fed low-nutrient or standard diets and raised indoors or with outdoor access.  Poult. Sci. 86:2245-2255.
  8. Fanatico, A.C., P. B. Pillai, L. C. Cavitt, J. L. Emmert, J. F. Meullenet, and C. M. Owens.  2006.  Evaluation of Slower-Growing Broiler Genotypes Grown with and Without Outdoor Access: Sensory Attributes.  Poult. Sci. 85:337-343. 
  9. P.B. Pillai, A.C. Fanatico, K.W. Beers, M.E. Blair, and J.L. Emmert.  2006.  Homocysteine remethylation in young broilers fed varying levels of methionine, choline and betaine.  Poult. Sci. 85:90-95.
  10. Pillai, P.B., A.C. Fanatico, AC, M.E. Blair, and J.L. Emmert. 2006.  Homocysteine remethylation in broilers fed surfeit choline or betaine and varying levels and sources of methionine from eight to twenty-two days of age.  Poult. Sci.85 10: 1729-1736.
  11. Fanatico, A.C.; Pillai, P.B.; Cavitt, L.C.; Owens, C.M.; Emmert, J.L.  2005.  Evaluation of slower-growing broiler genotypes grown with and without outdoor access: Growth performance and carcass yield.  Poul. Sci. 84:1321-1327.
  12. Fanatico, A.C., L. C. Cavitt, P. B. Pillai, J. L. Emmert, and C. M. Owens.  2005.  Evaluation of Slower-Growing Broiler Genotypes Grown with and Without Outdoor Access: Meat Quality.  Poul. Sci. 84:1785-1790.
  13. Ayers (Fanatico), A.C., R.P. Barrett, P.R. Cheeke.  1996.  Feeding value of tree leaves (hybrid poplar and black locust) evaluated with sheep, goats and rabbits.  Animal Feed Science and Technology 57:51-52.
  14. Ayers (Fanatico), A.C., R.P. Barrett and P.R. Cheeke.  1993.  Feeding value of tree leaves (hybrid poplar and black locust) evaluated with sheep, goats and rabbits.  Proceedings, Western Section, American Society of Animal Science.  Vol. 44, 1993:235-239.
  15. Ayers (Fanatico), A.C., P.R. Cheeke and N.M. Patton.  1992.  Evaluation of poplar leaves as a feedstuff for rabbits.  Journal of Applied Rabbit Research 15:1033-1042.
  16. Ayers (Fanatico), A.C., P.R. Cheeke and N.M. Patton.  1992.  Effect on weanling rabbits of the addition of polyethylene glycol, phytase, methionine and choline chloride to diets containing black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) leaf meal.  Journal of Applied Rabbit Research 15:1043-1052.

 

SERVICE ACTIVITIES

 

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY ACTIVITIES

 

2008-date        Adhoc reviewer of grant proposals for USDA Small Business Innovation Research Program

2007-date        Adhoc reviewer of grant proposals for USDA Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture

2008-date        Reviewer for Poultry Science, Journal of Applied Poultry Research, Foodborne Pathogens and Disease

2007-date        Scientific committee member for Humane Farm Animal Care

2007-2010       Ozark Slow Food: Board of Directors; Officer: Secretary, Communication Committee

2008                Moderator for Animal Behavior and Well-being session for Poultry Science Association annual meeting, July 20-23, 2008, Niagara Falls, Canada

2007-date        Reviewer of student presentations Poultry Science Association annual meetings

2006                Academic delegate, University of Arkansas, USA, Terra Madre, Turin, Italy

2003-2005       Organic Trade Association: Methionine Alternative Task Force committee member

2000-2003       American Pastured Poultry Producers Association: Board of Directors

1999                Review panel of grant proposals for USDA Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture

1994-2000       American Livestock Breeds Conservancy: Board of Directors

 

ACADEMIC SERVICE

Aug. 2011-present      Appalachian State University, University Research Council, member

 

Oct. 2011-present       Appalachian State University, University College, Departmental Personnel Committee, member

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

1999-present   Poultry Science Association, member

2006-2012       Slow Food USA, member

Past member   World Rabbit Science Association (American Branch)

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2004    Outstanding Graduate Research Paper and Presentation for the Processing/Products section for “Comparison of Broiler Meat Quality Among Alternative Slow-growing Genotypes and a Commercial Genotype Grown with or without outdoor Access” in conjunction with Southern Poultry Science Society Annual Meeting in Atlanta, January 26-27, 2004.

2004    Outstanding Graduate Research Paper and Presentation for the Processing/Products section for “Comparison of Sensory Qualities of Poultry Meat from Alternative Slow-growing Breeds and a Commercial Breed Grown with or without Outdoor Access” in conjunction with Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO, July 26-28, 2004

2002    National Center for Appropriate Technology 2002 Stars Award, Program Specialists