Ryan Merkouris comes to BVS with 5 years experience in the Layer and Pullet management industry where he oversaw both cage free and conventional production. Ryan enjoys the broad spectrum the poultry industry provides, such as meeting new professional contacts, working in a constantly evolving industry, and gaining many new friendships throughout his tenure.
Ryan grew up on a small farm in rural Minnesota and continues to this day farming with his family. On their family farm, they produce corn, soybean and beef cattle. In Ryan’s free time, he enjoys working with his family on their show livestock, which includes cattle and pigs. They take these animals to many livestock shows to compete and to show off their hard work. Ryan also likes to taking time to travel with family and friends and spending time at their camper in the summer months.