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Daniel Schaefer

Daniel Schaefer

Expert on beef cattle production systems, meat quality and fermentation in rumenon

Professor and chair, animal sciences College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-263-4513 — Home and cell phones available upon request schaeferd@ansci.wisc.edu Home page

Topics

  • Nutrition and grazing research with beef cattle and Holstein steers, feed additives and muscle growth enhancement
  • Beef quality, an important determinant of meat price and value
  • Rumen microbes, digestibility, fermentation products, microbial protein

Achievements

  • Taught beef cattle production course since 1981
  • My research revealed the impact of dietary vitamin E on fresh meat color stability
  • Taught rumen microbiology since 1982 and conducted research in the field since 1975
  • Member, Grow Wisconsin Livestock Initiative Panel, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection

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