Brian D. Fairchild received his Ph.D. in physiology from North Carolina State University. He has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia for 18 years. Fairchild currently serves as a professor and extension poultry scientist working in broiler and poultry house management. His area of focus is broiler house environmental control, energy conservation and management. Recent projects have focused on factors affecting broiler body temperature, poultry house lighting and broiler water consumption.
Fairchild has traveled extensively, providing seminars on the principles of broiler management and poultry house environmental control. His work is available in a number of publications, but much of it is available in the University of Georgia Poultry Housing Tips newsletters, which can be found online.