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 Expert  107945

Expert in Dairy Cattle Nutrition, Feed Additives, Hay, Livestock Malnutrition, etc.


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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DAIRY CATTLE; DAIRY CATTLE NUTRITION. Expert has extensive experience with dairy cattle nutrition. He presents over 90 programs each year to dairy farmers, veterinarians, and feed industry professionals on all phases of forage use, ration balancing, feeding systems, and milk production. He maintains an applied and field base of dairy cattle nutrition, management, metabolic disorders, calf and heifer growth patterns, and feeding systems as they relate to profitability. He writes as a feed editor for Hoard's Dairyman and Dairy Today Magazine.

ANIMAL MICRONUTRIENT. Expert monitors the micronutrient needs of dairy cattle including macro and trace minerals, fat and water soluble vitamins, and feed additives as they relate to herd health, milk production, and reproduction.

FEED ADDITIVE. Expert summarizes all available dairy feed additives for dairy cattle applications and remains current on additive economics, levels, mode of action, and recommended use.

FEED SUPPLEMENT. A significant amount of Expert's time is involved with modifying dairy feeding guidelines based on the National Research Council's levels and adjusting protein sources and degradability, fat sources, mineral availability, and forage needs related to functional fiber and rumen microbial needs.

FEEDSTUFF. Expert maintains current knowledge and field application experience of forages, grains, protein supplements, by-product feeds, micronutrients, and additives as they apply to dairy cattle.

HAY. Expert analyzes various sources and forms of forage crops that can be fed to dairy cattle including hay, hay silage, corn, silage, small grain silage, and pasture systems.

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animal micronutrient

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dairy cattle

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dairy cattle nutrition

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feed additive

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feed supplement

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feedstuff

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hay

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animal feed industry

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cattle feed


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Peoria, Illinois;  Springfield, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Decatur, Illinois;  Champaign, Illinois;  Bloomington, Illinois;  Terre Haute, Indiana;  and Lafayette, Indiana.

Often requested
with this expert:

Animal Science, Livestock, Beef Cattle Management, Beef...
Beef Cattle, Nutrition, Management, Animal Identification...
Nutritional Biochemistry
Dairy Production of Cattle, Dairy Management, Mastitis...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1971   PhD   Dairy Science & Nutritional Sciences   University of Wisconsin  
1969   MS   Dairy Science   University of Wisconsin  
1967   BS   Dairy Science   University of Wisconsin  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1979 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

PROFESSOR OF ANIMAL SCIENCES and EXTENSION DAIRY SPECIALIST

 

1971 to 1979

 

University of Minnesota

 

Extension Dairy Specialist

 

Career Accomplishments:
Professional Appointments

Expert writes as a feed editor for Hoard's Dairyman and Dairy Today Magazine.

Awards/Recognition

Expert won the DeLavel Extension Award and the Applied Nutrition Award from the American Dairy Sciences Association as well as the Funk Award of Excellence from the College of Agriculture at the University of Illinois. He received the Dairy Person of the Year honors from the Illinois Milk Producers Association. He also received a citation from the Board of Regents at the University of Minnesota.


Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - University of Minnesota Press  
 - University of Illinois  
 - North American Clinics.  
 - Prentice Hall.  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on algae based cattle feed.
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Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on improper nutrition/dairy farm.
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  • Expert for consulting on adulterated cattle feed.
  • Expert in animal feed industry standards for litigation.
  • Expert for consulting on livestock product liability feed case.
  • Pet food nutrition expert witness for consulting on Effects of ingredients or lack thereof in food on mortality of herd.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Description
Expert has made presentations at meetings and seminars in South Korea, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, France, Ireland, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, and Canada.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert presents over 90 programs each year to dairy farmers, veterinarians, and feed industry professionals on all phases of forage use, ration balancing, feeding systems, and milk production.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: * By-product feeds * Feed additives * Computer dairy software.

Other Skills and Services

Expert has made presentations at meetings and seminars all over the world including South Korea, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, France, Ireland, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, and Canada.


 

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