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Patricia Y Hester

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
POUL Room 104
125 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2042

Area of Expertise: Physiology, Poultry

Education: B.S. and Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Visiting Professorships: Cuddy International, Canada; University of Guelph, Canada

Research Program

Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science

List of ANSC courses

Personal Information

Dr. Hester grew up on the coast of North Carolina in a small town of Beaufort. She has 2 dogs and a cat with her husband, George William Hester, Jr., who donates his time to implement and maintain the engineering component of her research. Both of her sons, Geordie and Shawn, are Purdue graduates in engineering. 


News Releases

Poultry experts: Keep birds warm, dry in winter - Purdue News, December 2015

Taking on a Leadership Role: Purdue Ag scientists work for the good of people - and animals - Purdue Agricultures magazine, Winter 2013

It's not just about animals: Research benefits extend to human health - Purdue Agricultures magazine, Winter 2011

Department of Animal Sciences, 915 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4808

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