Staff Veterinarian - Animal Production Systems, University of Pennsylvania, Field Investigation, PADLS

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone 610-925-6331
 Fax 610-925-6823
 Email ldbaker@vet.upenn.edu

Pitta Dipti W, Indugu Nagaraju, Kumar Sanjay, Vecchiarelli Bonnie, Sinha Rohini, Baker Linda D, Bhukya Bhima, Ferguson James D Metagenomic assessment of the functional potential of the rumen microbiome in Holstein dairy cows. Anaerobe 38: 50-60, 2016.

Pitta D W, Kumar S, Vecchiarelli B, Shirley D J, Bittinger K, Baker L D, Ferguson J D, Thomsen N Temporal dynamics in the ruminal microbiome of dairy cows during the transition period. Journal of animal science 92: 4014-22, 2014.

Galligan, D. T. Z. Dou, J. D. Ferguson, C. F. Ramberg, D. W. Remsburg, L. D. Baker, R. J. Munson, and Z. Wu Basic economic indexes on small and medium sized dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 95: 580, 2012.

Dou,Z., J. D. Ferguson, D. T. Galligan, C. F. Ramberg, D. W. Remsburg, L. D. Baker, R. J. Munson, and Z. Wu Nitrogen and phosphorus utilization by dairy cows on small and medium-sized farms. Journal of Dairy Science 95: 580, 2012.

Baker, L. D., R. J. Munson, Z. Dou, D. T. Galligan, J. D. Ferguson, C. F. Ramberg, D. W. Remsburg, and Z. Wu Compliance of small and medium-sized farms in adapting recommendations for improved farm productivity and nutrient utilization. Journal of Dairy Science 95: 280, 2012.

Remsburg DW, Munson RJ, Elliot RD, Dou ZX, Ferguson JD, Galligan DT, Wu Z, Baker LD Case report-two nutritional interventions in dairy cattle herds helped improve productivity and animal health while reducing environmental footprint Bovine Practitioner 44: 131-137, 2010.

Baker, L D. Ferguson, J D. Chalupa, W. Responses in urea and true protein of milk to different protein feeding schemes for dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 78: 2424-34, 1995.

Baker LD, Ferguson JD Milk urea nitrogen as a metabolic indicator of protein feeding efficiency on dairy farms. Bovine Pract. 26: 165-166, 1994.

Baker, L.D., J.D. Ferguson and W. Chalupa Urea and true protein in milk as indicators of N utilization in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 76: , 1993.

Baker, L.D. Large Animal Nutrition in Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Boards: Clinical Sciences. : , 1993.

BS ( ) Juniata College, 1979

VMD University of Pennsylvania , 1984

MS (Comparative Medical Sciences) University of Pennsylvania , 1993