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Ph.D., Animal Biology, University of California, Davis, California (Beginning Sept. 2017)
M.S. Dairy Behavior and Welfare, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (Expected graduation: Aug. 2017)
B.S. Honors Biology, Minor: Drama, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, 2013.
I completed my M.S. research on feeding behavior and reticulorumen health in early lactation dairy cows. My study focused on the impact of straw particle size on the sorting behavior of fresh cows and the cascading effects of this behavior on DMI, rumination, reticulorumen pH, and milk production.