Al Dam is your Provincial Poultry Specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Alâ€™s office is located at the Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. He is a Guelph Grad, OAC â€™95, and has been working for OMAFRA since 2000 and in the role of Poultry Specialist since 2004. Before his career with the Ontario Public Service he worked for a large poultry company in Ontario selling broiler chicks, feed and procuring the birds back for processing. Alâ€™s role as Poultry Specialist has him dealing with poultry production issues, Emergency Preparedness, Occupational Health and Safety Issues as they relate to the Ontario Poultry Industry, Nutrient Management and Small Flock Biosecurity.
Besides feathers, the other passions of his life are motorcycling and his family. His 6 year old princess, Delaney loves poultry. Her favorite food is scrabbled eggs.