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David Frame

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Cooperative Extension

Extension Poultry Specialist

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: West Campus, Snow College, Ephraim, UT Room 12
DialPhone: 435-851-2233
SendEmail: david.frame@usu.edu


Educational Background

Other, Diplomate, American College of Poultry Veterinarians, 1992
Other, Residency in Avian Medicine, University of California, Davis, 1987
DVM, Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, 1984
BS, Animal Science, Utah State University, 1980

Awards

Special Recognition Award, 2018

Western Poultry Disease Conference

"Scientist of the Year", 2016

Pacific Egg & Poultry Association

Service Appreciation, 2006

Service Appreciation, 2005

Service Appreciation, 2004


Publications - Abstracts

  • Kelly, E., Frame, D., Dilated cardiomyopathy in a Rio Grande wild turkey in Utah.
  • Palmer, M.D, Frame, D., (2010). Chickens inthe Vegetable Garden. National Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • Palmer, M.D, Frame, D., (2010). Chickens in the vegetable garden. National Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference Proceedings
  • Frame, D., (1999). Environmental Gas Levels in Turkey Facilities. Annual Mtg., Poultry Science *

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Book Chapters

  • Steinitz, T., Wagner, K.M, Drost, D.T, Alston, D.G, Hunter, B., Nischwitz, C., Ramirez, R., Allen, L., Barnhill, J.V, Frame, D., Pace, M., Durward, C., Reeve, J., Jewkes, M., Heflebower, R.F, (2014). A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions. USU Extension *

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Publications - Fact Sheets

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Publications - Curriculum

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    Publications - Journal Articles

      Academic Journal

    • Frame, D., Kelly, E., Van Wettere, A., Mills, J.N, Anderson, K., (2015). Cardiomyopathy in Rio Grande Subspecies of Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) in Southern Utah, USA, 2013. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 51 (3), 790-792.
    • Frame, D., (2007). Use of Camelina sativa in Diet of Young Turkeys. 2007 Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 16, 381-386..
    • Frame, D., (2004). Dairy Compost as a Source of Turkey Brooder Bedding. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 13, 614-618.
    • Frame, D., (2002). Pelletized newspaper bedding for turkeys and its effect on brooding performance. J. of Applied Poultry Research, 11, 229-232.
    • Frame, D., (2002). Random amplified polymorphic DNA and amplified fragment length polymorphism analyses of Pasteurella multocida isolates from fatal fowl cholera infections. J. of Clinical Microbiology, 40, 2163-2168.
    • Frame, D., (2001). Interactive effects of dietary sodium and chloride on the incidence of spontaneous cardiomyopathy (round heart) in turkeys. Poultry Sci., 80, 1572-1577.
    • Frame, D., (1987). Pasteurella anatipestifer infection in commercial meat-type turkeys in California.. Avian Dis. 31:913-917.
    • Professional Journal

    • Frame, D., Kelly, E., Van Wettere, A., (2015). DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY IN RIO GRANDE SUBSPECIES OF WILD TURKEY (MELEAGRIS GALLOPAVO). Journal of Wildlife Diseases
    • Public or Trade Journal

    • Frame, D., (2009). How to Keep Your Chickens Healthy. Wasatch Community Gardens online, *

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Literary Journal

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      Publications - MultiMedia

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      Publications - Technical Reports

        Research Reports

      • Frame, D., (2000). Enterprise Budget: Raising Hen Turkeys, 7,500 Poults, Utah, 1999. 2000 Utah Agricultural Statistics and Utah Dept. of Agriculture and Food Annual *

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Translations & Transcripts

        Publications - Other

          Magazine/Trade Publication

        • Frame, D., (2016). Responsibly raising chickens. Utah Farm Bureau *
        • Frame, D., (2016). Enjoy Chickens at Home. Cache Conservation News *
        • Frame, D., (2014). Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale (ORT): An Emerging Disease in the Sanpete Valley. Norbest Growers Newsletter *
        • Stiers, J., Frame, D., (2014). Utah Agriculture and Food magazine -- Food Safety Focus on Quality: Egg Industry Ensures Safety of Its Product. Journal Communications Incorporated *
        • Frame, D., (2014). Fowl Cholera: Review of Signs, Treatment, and Control. Norbest Growers Newsletter *
        • Frame, D., (2014). Update on Bordetella avium (Turkey Coryza). Norbest Growers Newsletter *
        • Newsletter

        • Frame, D., Garcia, M., (2016). Winterizing Backyard Chickens: Utah Ag Industry Highlights. USU Extension *
        • Other

        • Frame, D., (2009). Partnership Aggreement of the Utah Egg Quality Assurance Plan. Utah Department of Agriculture and Food *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Keeping Their Eggs in Their Backyard Nests. New York Times *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Poultry Raising. Herald Journal *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Considerations in Raising Small Backyard Flocks of Poultry in Population-dense Communities. AG/Poultry/2009-02pr *
        • Frame, D., (2009). From Foul Economy to Fowl Economy. Utah Farm Bureau News *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Extension Service Provides Backyard Poultry Raising Tips. Spanish Fork Press *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Raising Backyard Poultry Proves Popular. North Sanpete Pyramid *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Raising Backyard Poultry Proves Popular. Utah Department of Agriculture and Food *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Raising Backyard Poultry Proves Popular. The Times-News Nephi *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Molting and Determining Production of Laying Hens. AG/Poultry/2009-01pr *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Housing Backyard Chickens. *
        • Frame, D., (2009). Principles of Feeding Small Flocks of Chickens. AG/Poultry/2008-02pr *
        • Frame, D., (2007). USU Turkey Research farm provides practical advice for area producers. Utah Farm Bureau News (facilitated article) *
        • Frame, D., (2006). BAT06-3: Potential Camelina sativa Use in Turkey Diets. Utah Turkey Marketing Board *
        • Frame, D., (2006). A06-2: Nutridense Corn Trial Through Growout. Moroni Feed Company Research Committee *
        • Frame, D., (2006). F06-3: Hybrid Converter Tom Feeding Programs. Moroni Feed Company Annual Nutrition Meeting *
        • Frame, D., (2006). W06-3: Hybrid Converter Hen Feeding Programs. Moroni Feed Company *
        • Frame, D., (2006). Avian Influenza: Talking Points for County Agricultural Educators and Suggested Biosecurity Guidelines. USU Extension, Fact Sheet *
        • Frame, D., (2006). W06-1: Lubing Drinker Cup Trial. Moroni Feed Company Research Committee *
        • Frame, D., (2006). Biosecurity Rules for the 2006 Utah Turkey Show. Fact sheet and oral presentation *
        • Frame, D., (2005). F05-4 Summary Orlopp Mid Tom Test (129 & 136 d). Moroni Feed Company Annual Nutrition Meeting *
        • Frame, D., (2005). Orlopp Heavy Hens and Mid Toms: Feed Conversion. Moroni Feed Company Annual Nutrition Meeting *
        • Frame, D., (2005). Research Report: Feeding Schedule of Orlopp Turkey. Moroni Feed Company Annual Nutrition Meeting *
        • Frame, D., (2005). W05-4 Summary Orlopp Heavy Hen Test (119 & 126 d). Moroni Feed Company Annual Nutrition Meeting *
        • Frame, D., (2005). A05-3: Nicholas Strain Test. Moroni Feed Company Research Committee *
        • Frame, D., (2005). Use of Nutridense Corn in Poult Starter Diets. May 2005. *
        • Frame, D., (2005). W05-2 Results of 2005 Mid Tom Test (135 d). Moroni Feed Company Research Committee *
        • Frame, D., (2005). A05-1 Results of 2005 Heavy Hen Test (122 d). Moroni Feed Company Research Committee *
        • Frame, D., (2004). Utah Broiler Handbook. *
        • Frame, D., (2003). Biosecurity Principles: Protecting the Utah Turkey Industry.. Ag/Poultry/Health/Biosecurity/03 *
        • Frame, D., (2003). Biosecurity Principles: Protecting Your Investment. USU Cooperative Extension Service Fact Sheet *
        • Frame, D., (2003). C38 E. coli Colonization Trial at the USU Turkey Research Center. Moroni Feed Company Research Committee Meeting *
        • Frame, D., (2003). Exotic Newcastle Disease/La Enfermedad de Newcastle Ex?tica. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension *
        • Frame, D., (2003). Nutrient Content of Turkey Litter. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension Service *
        • Frame, D., (2003). Poultry Farm Biosecurity Evaluation Form. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension Service *
        • Frame, D., (2002). Utah Jr. Turkey Show Handbook. *
        • Frame, D., (2001). An experience with Newcastle and hemmorhagic enteritis at the USU Turkey Research Center. Research Report *
        • Frame, D., (2001). Nicholas vs. Orlopp Performance of Mid and Heavy Toms. Research Report *
        • Frame, D., (2001). Steps in Evaluating Power Ventilation Needs in Utah Turkey Facilities. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension Service *
        • Frame, D., (2001). Understanding Static Pressure. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension Service *
        • Frame, D., (2001). Ventilation Basics for Utah Turkey Facilities. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension Service *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Cold Weather Growout (Observations). Poultry Extension Update *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Costs and Returns of Utah Turkey Flocks, Microsoft Excel. Dept. of Extension, Utah State University *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Daily Water Consumption of Turkeys Raised in Utah. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension Service *
        • Frame, D., (2000). H7N3 Outbreak Halted by Vaccine. World Poultry, Elsevier *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Hen Density Study (Summary. Poultry Extension Update *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Light Tom Density Study (Results). Poultry Extension Update *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Midnight Snacking. Poultry Extension Upddate *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Roundheart vs. Dietary Sodium and Chloride. Poultry Extension Update *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Turkey building ventilation and heat estimate (R:Base 2000): Used to calculate fan capacity, BTU needs, air exchange rates, and ventilation guidelines for retrofitting old buildings or building new ones. USU Cooperative Extension, Utah State University *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Weekly feed consumption of light consumer-size turkeys raised in Utah. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension Service *
        • Frame, D., (2000). Weekly growth characteristics of consumer-size Orlopp turkeys raised in Utah. Fact Sheet, USU Cooperative Extension Service *
        • Frame, D., (1999). Causes and Control of Spontaneous Cardiomyopathy or Roundheart Disease in Utah Turkeys. USU Electronic Extension *
        • Frame, D., (1997). Outbreaks of Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza in U.S.A.. Fourth Intrl. Symp., Avian Influenza. Athens, GA. May 28-31. *
        • Frame, D., (1995). Effects of lowered dietary sodium chloride on spontaneous cardiomyopathy mortality in turkeys.. Proc., 44th Western Poultry Disease Conference. p. 22. *
        • Frame, D., (1994). Recurrent outbreaks of a cutaneous form of Pasteurella multocida infection in turkeys.. Avian Dis. 38:390-392. *
        • Frame, D., (1993). An analysis of turkey facilities and management practices in Utah.. American Society of Agricultural Engineers/Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineers 1993 International Summer Meeting. Paper No. 93-3014. *
        • Frame, D., (1993). Serologic evidence of an outbreak of avian encephalomyelitis in meat turkeys and turkey breeder hens.. Proc., 42nd Western Poultry Disease Conference. p. 8. *
        • Frame, D., (1991). Roundheart disease in Utah turkey flocks.. Proc., 4th Western Poultry Conf., Acapulco, Mexico. pp. 95-96. *
        • Frame, D., (1986). An outbreak of coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis in 16-week old cage-reared layer replacement pullets. Avian Dis. 30:601-602.. *
        • Frame, D., (1986). Contributory addendum to: Bickford, A.A. Diseases affecting reproducing/laying birds and reproductive performance. Australian Vet. Poult. Assoc. Proc., 92:759-776.. *
        • Frame, D., (1986). Summary of Litter Layer Fatigue or Adult Rickets, and Fatty Liver Syndrome.. Australian Vet. Poult. Assoc. Proc., 92:773-774. *

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Extension

        Civil Rights-General Plan, 2008 - Ongoing
        Poultry Diagnostician, 2011 - 2011
        Poultry Production Practices, 2011 - 2011