Faculty & Staff

Jessica Wells

Extension Instructor

Curriculum Vitae

Mailing Address
100 Hill Poultry Science Bldg.
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Email: jlb572@poultry.msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 769-9744

Courses Taught

  • PO 3313 Commercial Poultry Production
  • PO 3233 Poultry Judging

Education

  • M. S., Mississippi State University
  • B.S., Mississippi State University

Society Membership

  • Poultry Science Association
  • Southern Poultry Science Society
  • MSU Poultry Science Club
  • MSU Poultry Education Team


Selected Publications

Tabler, T., C. McDaniel, J. Wells, H.M. Yakout. 2013. Broiler breeder management is no easy task. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2783. Download

Tabler, T., F.D. Clark, J. Wells, W. Zhai, H. Yakout. 2013. Managing the backyard flock. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2768. Download

Tabler, T., H. Yakout, J.B. Wells. 2013. Northern Fowl Mite Management. Download

Tabler, T., H.M. Yakout, J. Wells. 2013. Spring and fall broiler production presents challenges. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2780. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, H.M. Yahout. 2013. Summer is coming—Prepare broiler houses now. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2778. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai, H.M. Yakout. 2013. What causes footpad dermatitis in poultry? Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2769. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2013. Chickens do not receive growth hormones: So why all the confusion? Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2767 Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2013. Farmers, chickens and West Nile Virus. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2753. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2013. Water quality critical to broiler performance. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2754. Download

Tabler, T., K. LaFleur, J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2013. Maintaining compliance with Mississippi's dry litter poultry general permit. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2764. Download

Tabler, T., M. Farnell, J.B. Wells, H. Yakout. 2013. Phosphorus, pytase and poultry litter. Download

Parker, H.M., A.S. Kiess, M.L. Robertson, J.B. Wells, C.D. McDaniel. 2012. The relationship of parthenogenesis in virgin Chinese painted quail (Courtnix chinesis) hens with embryonic mortality and hatchability following mating. Poultry Science 91:1425-1431. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Broiler house ventilation during cold weather. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2749. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Managing litter moisture in broiler houses with built-up litter. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2744. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Poultry farming and neighbors: The little things are important. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1953. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Prepare poultry houses for cooler weather. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1951. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Water-related factors in broiler production. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2742. Download

Tabler, T., J. Wells. 2012. Poultry litter management. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2738. Download

Wells, J., W. Zhai. 2012. What broiler growers can expect during PAACO audits. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1947. Download

Wells, J.B., H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, C.D. McDaniel. 2012. The relationship of incubational egg weight loss with parthenogenesis in Chinese Painted Quail (Coturnix chinensis). Poultry Science 91:189-196. Download

Zhai, W., J. Wells. 2012. Why the rapid growth rate in today's chickens. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1950. Download

Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, K.M. Young, C.D. McDaniel. 2011. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs following eggshell sanitization by repeated treatment with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. International Journal of Poultry Science 10:421-425. Download

Parker, H.M., A.S. Kiess, J.B. Wells, K.M. Young, D.E. Rowe, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Genetic selection increases parthenogenesis in Chinese painted quail (Coturnix chinensis). Poultry Science 89:1486-1472. Download

Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Disinfection of eggshells using ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide independently and in combination. Poultry Science 89:2499-2505. Download

Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, K.M. Young, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs sanitized with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. International Journal of Poultry Science 10:320-324. Download

Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, A.S. Kiess, H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel. 2009. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs following eggshell sanitization by repeated treatment with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. Poultry Science, Vol. 88(suppl 1:157).