Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist, PRO-DAIRY Animal Science
Robert Lynch, DVM, joined the PRO-DAIRY team in 2016 in a newly created Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist position. Lynch was a senior industry veterinarian, where he provided technical support to dairies across the Northeast US. He also helped develop educational programs and resources focused on management of the replacement dairy heifer. Prior to that he was a managing partner at Willow Creek Animal Hospital in Leesport, PA. His areas of expertise include transition cow health, milk quality, reproduction, replacement management, genomics, housing, lameness prevention, immunology, obstetrics and neonatal care.
PRO-DAIRY recently expanded its offerings, launching a series of online courses for students across the country and around the world. Rob Lynch, DVM, dairy herd health and management specialist, and Kathy Barrett, senior extension associate in the Department of Animal Science, direct this well-received program and speak to its success.