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Caitlin Elizabeth Harris
Poultry Microbiological Safety and Processing Research Unit
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (706) 546-3048
Fax: (706) 546-3633
Room 438

950 COLLEGE STATION RD
ATHENS, GA 30605

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of protocol to study Salmonella and Campylobacter spp. inovo transmission via inoculation and incubation of hatching eggs - (Abstract Only)
Animal welfare assessment of on-farm euthanasia methods for individual, heavy turkeys Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leonie, J., Bourassa, D.V., Boyal, R.S., Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Campbell, A., Anderson, G., Buhr, R.J. 2020. Animal welfare assessment of on-farm euthanasia methods for individual, heavy turkeys . Poultry Science. 100:100812. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psj.2020.11.001.
Assessment of stabilized hydrogen peroxide for use in reducing Campylobacter levels and prevalence on broiler chicken wings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bourassa, D.V., Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Buhr, R.J. 2020. Assessment of stabilized hydrogen peroxide for use in reducing Campylobacter levels and prevalence on broiler chicken wings. Journal of Food Protection. 84(3):449-455. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-20-356.
Equipment and Methods for Poultry Euthanasia by a Single Operator - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poultry Euthanasia: Electrical Euthanasia Device ANR-2689 ()
Boyal, R.S., Buhr, R.J., Harris, C.E., Jacobs, L., Bourassa, D.V. 2020. Poultry Euthanasia: Electrical Euthanasia Device ANR-2689. Extension Publications. https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/farming/poultry-euthanasia-electrical-euthanasia-device/.
Poultry Euthanasia: Koechner Euthanasia device ANR-2690 ()
Boyal, R.S., Buhr, R.J., Harris, C.E., Jacobs, L., Bourassa, D.V. 2020. Poultry Euthanasia: Koechner Euthanasia device ANR-2690. Extension Publications. Available: https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/farming/poultry-euthanasia-koechner-euthanizing-device/.
Poultry Euthanasia: Single Bird Carbon Dioxide System ANR-2691 ()
Boyal, R.S., Buhr, R.J., Harris, C.E., Jacabs, L., Bourassa, D.V. 2020. Poultry Euthanasia: Single Bird Carbon Dioxide System ANR-2691. Extension Publications. https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/farming/poultry-euthanasia-single-bird-carbon-dioxide-system/.
Knowledge and use of broiler chicken euthanasia methods by animal caretakers - (Abstract Only)
Boyal, R.S., Buhr, R.J., Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Jacabs, L., Bourassa, D. 2020. Knowledge and use of broiler chicken euthanasia methods by animal caretakers. International Poultry Scientific Forum. M10, p.5.
Efficacy of probiotics in the broiler production environment for improved ammonia reduction and growth performance - (Abstract Only)
Tejeda, O.J., Ritz, C.W., Fowler, J., Harris, C.E., Buhr, R.J. 2020. Efficacy of probiotics in the broiler production environment for improved ammonia reduction and growth performance. International Poultry Scientific Forum. M128, p.40.
Evaluation of the impact of Alliin and Cinnamaldehyde application on cecal, crop and environmental Salmonella recovery at end of growout period of broiler chickens - (Abstract Only)
Lepine, A.F., Wilson, K.M., Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Fairchild, B.D., Buhr, R.J. 2019. Evaluation of the impact of Alliin and Cinnamaldehyde application on cecal, crop and environmental Salmonella recovery at end of growout period of broiler chickens [abstract]. Meeting Abstract. PH22:p.167.
Euthanasia for Broiler Chickens: Manual and Mechanical Cervical Dislocation Methods, Publication APSC-161P ()
Jacobs, L., Bourassa, D.V., Harris, C.E., Buhr, R.J. 2019. Euthanasia for Broiler Chickens: Manual and Mechanical Cervical Dislocation Methods, Publication APSC-161P. Virginia Cooperative Extension Publications. APSC-161P;p.1-4. https://www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/APSC/APSC-161/APSC-161.html
Recovery of Salmonella Enteritidis and Campylobacter Coli from inoculated and incubated hatching eggs - (Abstract Only)
Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Buhr, R.J. 2020. Recovery of Salmonella Enteritidis and Campylobacter Coli from inoculated and incubated hatching eggs. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. 247, p.121.
Persistence of salmonella enteritidis and typhimurium on hatching eggshells after 1, 6, or 24 hours - (Abstract Only)
Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Bourassa, D.V., Buhr, R.J. 2019. Persistence of salmonella enteritidis and typhimurium on hatching eggshells after 1, 6, or 24 hours. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. 98(E-Suppl.1):97. p.42.
Broiler euthanasia by cervical dislocation or koechner euthanizing device: severing both carotid arteries immediately after application does not hasten the time to death - (Abstract Only)
Buhr, R.J., Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Jacobs, L., Boyal, R., Bourassa, D.V. 2019. Broiler euthanasia by cervical dislocation or koechner euthanizing device: severing both carotid arteries immediately after application does not hasten the time to death. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. 98(E-Suppl.1):130. p.53.
Evaluation of on-farm euthanasia of broiler breeders utilizing captive bolt, electrocution, mechanical cervical dislocation, and carbon dioxide - (Abstract Only)
Boyal, R.S., Jacobs, L., Buhr, R.J., Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Cowles, S., Berganza, I.M., Bourassa, D.V. 2019. Evaluation of on-farm euthanasia of broiler breeders utilizing captive bolt, electrocution, mechanical cervical dislocation, and carbon dioxide. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. 98(E-Suppl.1):27. p.11.
Evaluation of drinking water antimicrobial interventions on water usage, feed consumption, and salmonella retention in broilers following feed and water withdrawal Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld Jossel, L.N., Bourassa, D.V., Fairchild, B.D., Kiepper, B.H., Buhr, R.J. 2019. Evaluation of drinking water antimicrobial interventions on water usage, feed consumption, and salmonella retention in broilers following feed and water withdrawal. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 28(3):699-711. https://doi.org/10.3382/japr/pfz021.
Euthanasia: Manual versus mechanical cervical dislocation for broilers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs, L., Bourassa, D.V., Harris, C.E., Buhr, R.J. 2019. Euthanasia: Manual versus mechanical cervical dislocation for broilers. Animals. 9:47. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9020047.
Development of on-farm euthanasia methods for individual larger older birds - (Abstract Only)
Harris, C.E., Jacabs, L., Bourassa, D.V., Bartenfeld, L.N., Buhr, R.J. 2019. Development of on-farm euthanasia methods for individual larger older birds [abstract]. International Poultry Scientific Forum. 98(E-Suppl.1):P258. p.78.
Evaluation of electrocution, koechner euthanasia device, turkey euthanasia device, and carbon dioxide gas euthanasia methods on breeder beltsville small white turkeys - (Abstract Only)
Buhr, R.J., Harris, C.E., Bourassa, D.V., Jacobs, L. 2019. Evaluation of electrocution, koechner euthanasia device, turkey euthanasia device, and carbon dioxide gas euthanasia methods on breeder beltsville small white turkeys [abstract]. International Poultry Scientific Forum. 99(E-Suppl.1):M121. p.38.
Impact of postmortem holding temperature on feather retention force and broiler carcass microbiology - (Abstract Only)
Bourassa, D.V., Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld, L.N., Richter, S., Daley, W., Buhr, R.J. 2019. Impact of postmortem holding temperature on feather retention force and broiler carcass microbiology [abstract]. International Poultry Scientific Forum. 98(E-Suppl.1):M14. p.36.
Broiler chicken euthanasia by cervical dislocation: manual versus mechanical methods - (Abstract Only)
Jacobs, L., Bourassa, D.V., Harris, C.E., Buhr, R.J. 2019. Broiler chicken euthanasia by cervical dislocation: manual versus mechanical methods [abstract]. International Poultry Scientific Forum. 98(E-Suppl.1):M121. p.38.
Impact of scalding duration and scalding water temperature on broiler processing wastewater loadings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Assessment of stabilized hydrogen peroxide as an antimicrobial agent for use in reducing campylobacter prevalence and levels on chicken broiler wings - (Abstract Only)
Bourassa, D.V., Harris, C.E., Bartenfeld, L.N., Buhr, R.J. 2018. Assessment of stabilized hydrogen peroxide as an antimicrobial agent for use in reducing campylobacter prevalence and levels on chicken broiler wings. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. 97(E-Suppl.1)224. p.94.