Director of Extension
Dr. Jonathan Townsend
Asst. Professor of Dairy Production Medicine
Purdue Veterinary Medicine Director of Extension
B.S. - University of Maine, 1991
D.V.M. - Auburn University, 1995
Ph.D. - Purdue University, 2007
Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners - Dairy Specialty
Dr. Townsend grew up on a small dairy farm in Maine and has worked in private practice as a dairy practitioner and in industry as a technical services dairy nutritionist. He is especially interested in dairy nutrition, especially of the transition cow, milk quality, and calf and heifer management. His background has enabled him to see a wide variety of dairy farms and issues. He is available to help use his experience in troubleshooting health and productivity problems on dairy farms throughout the state of Indiana.
If you have questions or wish to have the assistance of Dr. Townsend for a current herd problem, please contact him at 765-494-0333 or at email@example.com. If a herd farm visit is scheduled, your local veterinarian and other professionals of your choice will be invited to participate.