Lasher LaboratoryPoultry Diagnostics and research

The Lasher Laboratory, located on the University's campus in Georgetown, is the primary poultry diagnostic laboratory in the state  of Delaware. The laboratory provides rapid and comprehensive diagnostic services to commercial poultry producers as well as to the owners of small non-commercial hobby and backyard flocks.

Woman working in Lasher Lab Photo diagnostics

Demand for diagnostic services of the Poultry Health System is high

The UD Poultry Health System and its ongoing committment to poultry disease diagnostics is well-recognized by the Delmarva Poultry companies and growers. Its functions directly support the vital export market for broiler meat products.