Mike Lacy, head of UGA Department of Poultry Science, bids farewell

by Gillan Ritchie

ATHENS, Ga. – After 30 years working at the University of Georgia, Michael Lacy — head of UGA Department of Poultry Science — retired at the end of 2015.

Over the course of 30 years, Georgia’s poultry industry has seen a boom. According to Merritt Melancon, writer for the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, farmers in the state produced 3.5 billion pounds of chicken in 1985; now, that production has doubled to 7 billion pounds.

Read the full article at poultrytimes.com.

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