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Michael M Schutz

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
POUL Room 105
125 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2042

College of Agriculture Administration 

  • Asst Dir/Prgm Ldr/Ag & Nat Res/Prof ANSC
  • Assistant Director, Extension

Area of Expertise: Animal Breeding and Genetics, Management, Dairy

Education: B.S. and M.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Iowa State University
Post-doctoral Training: United States Department of Agriculture; National Association of Animal Breeders
Industry Experience: Canadian Beef Improvement, Inc.

Research Program

Extension Program

Guest Lectures
Co-advisor for the Purdue University Dairy Club

News Releases

Awards & Honors

(2013) Academic Leadership Fellow. Center for Institutional Cooperation.

(2013) Cooperative Extension Team Award. Indiana Extension Educators Association.

(2013) International Award. Indiana Extension Educators Association.

(2013) Secretary Treasure. American Dairy Science Association.

(2012) Steve Atkisson Indiana Dairy Service Award. Indiana Milk Quality Professionals.

(2011) Faculty Service Learning Intern. Purdue University.

(2011) Team Award. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialists Association.

(2011) Team Award, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialists Association (PUCESA), Dairy Extension Team. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialists Association.

(2010) Award of Merit. Purdue University Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta.

(2009) First Place Platinum Team Recognition. North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge.

Selected Publications

Schutz, M. M., & Widmar, N. (2013). Dairy Situation Improving after Price/Cost Squeeze. in Purdue Agricultural Economics Repaort. 8.9. Retrieved from http://www.agecon.purdue.edu/extension/pubs/paer/pdf/PAER12_2012.pdf

Abdelfattah, E., Schutz, M. M., Lay, D., Marchant-Forde, J., & Eicher, S. (2013). Effect of group size on behavior, health, production, and welfare of veal calves. J. Anim. Sci, 91, 5455-5465.

Eicher, S., Lay, D., Arthington, J., & Schutz, M. M. (2013). Effects of rubber flooring during the first two lactations on production, locomotion, hoof health, immune functions, and stress. J. Dairy Sci, 96, 3639-3651.

Schutz, M. M., & Ferree, L. (2013). Raw Milk FAQs. (AS-612-W), 9. Retrieved from http://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/AS/AS-612-W.pdf

Wilcox, C., Schutz, M. M., Rostagno, M., Lay, Jr., D., & Eicher, S. (2013). Repeated mixing and isolation: measuring chronic, intermittent stress in Holstein calves. J. Dairy Sci, 96, 7223-7233.

Schutz, M. M., Maciuc, V., Gay, K., & Nennich, T. (in press). Survey of Genetic Selection on Pasture-based Dairy Farms in the USA and Romania. In Cattle Husbandry in Eastern Europe and China.

Olynk-Widmar, N., & Schutz, M. M. (2012). Dairy Situation improving after Price/Cost Squeeze. Purdue Ag. Ec. Report. 2.

Schutz, M. M., & Ferree, L. (2012). Raw Milk FAQs. (AS-612-W), 8.

Olynk, N. (2011). Butter softens squeeze of Dairy Farms Margins. Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, October, 6.

Changes in Standards for Milk Quality and How They Will Affect Your Clients. (2011). Proc. Tri-State Dairy Nutr. Conf, 79-88.

Department of Animal Sciences, 915 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4808

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