Faculty & Staff

Tom Tabler

Extension Professor

Curriculum Vitae

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

Email: ttabler@poultry.msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-2853
Cell: (662) 769-9858

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas
  • M.S., University of Arkansas
  • B.S., University of Arkansas

Research Areas

  • Poultry housing
  • Environmental management
  • Litter quality
  • Energy efficient lighting options

Outreach

  • Support and assist the Mississippi Poultry Industry
  • Work with industry personnel and growers to achieve optimum performance and production goals
  • Assist with poultry housing and management practices that produce optimum environmental and animal welfare conditions for the Mississippi poultry industry
  • Conduct applied research that provides lighting information that will be beneficial as the industry and it's growers transitions from incandescent bulbs to more energy efficient alternatives


Graduate Student(s)
:

Michaela Johnson


Selected Publications

Liang, Y., M.T. Kidd, S.E. Watkins, T. Tabler. 2013. Effect of commercial broiler house retrofit: a 4-year study of live performance. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, Vol. 22:211-216. Download

Moyle, J., F.D. Clark, S. Barber, T. Tabler. 2013. Poultry breeds for the small farm. University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, FSA8012. Download

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

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