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Researcher: Garrett Oetzel

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Areas of Expertise
  • Characterization of subacute rumen acidosis (SARA) in dairy cattle
  • Prevention of hypocalcemia in dairy cattle by manipulating dietary cation-anion difference and/or the oral administration of calcium supplements
  • Effects of subclinical ketosis on dairy cow performance
  • Direct fed microbials
  • Nutritional problems in cattle
  • Prevention of ruminal acidosis
  • Direct-fed microbials
  • Manipulating dietary cation-anion different for the prevention of hypocalcemia
Web Site Garrett Oetzel's School of Veterinary Medicine Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 8,087,381 - Method for optimizing health and productivity of milk producing animals, issued January 2012.
  • 7,886,691 - Method for optimizing health and productivity of milk producing animals, issued February 2011.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20110137630 - Method for optimizing health and productivity of milk producing animals, published June 2011.
  • 20070056516 - Method for optimizing health and productivity of milk producing animals, published March 2007.
Recent Publication(s)
  • A stochastic estimate of the economic impact of oral calcium supplementation in postparturient dairy cows. McArt JA, Oetzel GR. J Dairy Sci. 2015 Oct;98(10):7408-18. doi: 10.3168/jds.2015-9479. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

  • Undertaking nutritional diagnostic investigations. Oetzel GR. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2014 Nov;30(3):765-88. doi: 10.1016/j.cvfa.2014.08.002. Epub 2014 Sep 20. Review.

  • An economic analysis of hyperketonemia testing and propylene glycol treatment strategies in early lactation dairy cattle. McArt JA, Nydam DV, Oetzel GR, Guard CL. Prev Vet Med. 2014 Nov 1;117(1):170-9. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2014.06.017. Epub 2014 Jul 11.

  • Risk factors for postpartum problems in dairy cows: explanatory and predictive modeling. Vergara CF, Döpfer D, Cook NB, Nordlund KV, McArt JA, Nydam DV, Oetzel GR. J Dairy Sci. 2014 Jul;97(7):4127-40. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-6440. Epub 2014 May 2.
Recent Artistic Works
Collaboration
  • Rakuno Gakuen University (Japan), Large Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Spruce Haven Farm & Research Center
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-265-5476
Current University UW–Madison
Department Medical Sciences
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 2054 Veterinary Medicine
Address Line 2 2015 Linden Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., Ohio State University, 1978
Master's Degree M.S., University of Illinois, 1985
PhD
Other Degrees D.V.M., Ohio State University, 1981
Technologies Available for Licensing Method for Optimizing Health and Productivity of Milk Producing Animals