About Us

The Department of Production Animal Health is engaging students, veterinarians and producers through research and teaching to benefit production animal health


The Department of Production Animal Health has seventeen faculty members and thirteen adjunct professors.

Our list of priorities includes: 

Cattle Health, Infectious Disease, Epidemiology and Production Medicine, Animal Behavior and Welfare, Reproductive and Digestive Physiology


We have three Research Chairs:


Herman Barkema

Herman Barkema

NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Infectious Diseases of Dairy Cattle

Jeroen De Buck

Jeroen De Buck

Chair, Bacterial Diseases of Dairy Cows

Ed Pajor

Anderson-Chisholm Chair in Animal Care and Welfare