Advisors & Consultants

Dr. Stewart Ritchie M.S., Ph.D., D.V.M., Diplomate


Dr. Ritchie is the President of Canadian Poultry Consultants and S.J. Ritchie Research Farms. He has developed and been participating in the Platinum Brooding® program since its inception. The Platinum Brooding® program is an educational session used by poultry producers to promote poultry health. It is now part of the Masters of Avian Medicine curriculum at the University of Georgia and the Aviagen International Broiler Production School in Alabama. The Platinum Brooding® program is also now part of the New Producer Entrant program of the British Columbia Broiler Chicken Marketing Board. Dr. Ritchie has participated in numerous poultry production and scientific sessions throughout the globe and has recently completed his term as President of the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP).

Stewart was the founder (1990) and now a longstanding member of the Western Meeting of Poultry Clinicians and Pathologists.

Stewart’s degrees include: B.Sc.(Agr) – UBC, M.S. – U of Arkansas, D.V.M. – U of Saskatchewan, and Diplomate American College of Poultry Veterinarians. Over the course of his extensive and renowned research career Stewart has developed numerous technological advances which have been commercialized by some of the world’s largest Vitamin and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing companies. He is also a featured keynote speaker and presenter at research seminars and forums around the world.