Canadian Poultry Magazine

IWCA Series: Karen Schwean-Lardner

By AgAnnex Talks Podcast/Canadian Poultry   

AgAnnex Talks

Dr. Karen Schwean-Lardner, an associate professor with the University of Saskatchewan’s department of animal and poultry science, is one of the most highly regarded poultry scientists worldwide. She leads a research team that investigates the effects of management systems on the welfare and productivity of commercial poultry.

Canadian Poultry editor Brett Ruffell chats with Dr. Schwean-Lardner in this episode of AgAnnex Talks, the first in our series of podcasts with six Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture. IWCA is a program created by the agriculture brand teams at Annex Business Media, designed to honour women making a difference in Canada’s ag industry.

Stay tuned to hear from the rest of the 2020 Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture. Never miss an episode by subscribing to AgAnnex Talks on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

This episode is sponsored by Aviagen, a global breeding company that develops pedigree lines for the production of commercial broilers. For more information, visit

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