Animal & Food Sciences
STILLWATER, OK 74078-6051
Ruminant Nutrition, Beef Cattle Health, and Feedlot Cattle Management
Blake Wilson is an assistant professor and Hitch Family Professorship Fellow in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at Oklahoma State. Blake has a teaching and research appointment within the department. His primary teaching responsibilities are to instruct the Applied Animal Nutrition and Stocker and Feedlot Cattle Management classes. He has also taught Peer-Led Team Learning in Animal Science, Animal Management Techniques, and Introduction to the Animal Sciences. Blake???s research program is focused heavily on the interactions between nutrition and health in high-risk receiving calves. General research areas Blake remains focused on include: the evaluation of currently accepted technologies and management and production practices, improving calf performance and health in the stocker and receiving phases, improving cattle efficiency and well-being during the finishing period, and the utilization of nontraditional feeds and innovative management practices to improve overall beef production.