Specialties: Poultry disease
Dr. David Frame’s primary assignment is to work with poultry producers and poultry groups to develop and improve production management practices, health programs, and disease preventive procedures. He also develops and participates in educational seminars for poultry producers, small flock and backyard chicken owners, and game bird producers. An increasingly demanding part of his extension time is providing educational programs for backyard poultry owners. A significant portion of time is focused on diagnostic needs of commercial poultry and game bird producers.
Current core program activities include:
Financial support comes fro the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, USU Extension grants, Wester Poultry Disease Confernece, and Utah Valley University.
Dr. Frame received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Oregon State University in 1984. He is board certified in the American College of Poultry Veterinarians. He is an associate professor in the Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences Department and serves as the USU Extension Poultry Specialist with an additional assignment as poultry diagnostician for the Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.