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Michael M Schutz

Animal Sciences 

  • Assoc Dept Head
  • Professor of Animal Sciences
765.494.9478
765.494.9347
POUL Room 105
125 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2042

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

Teaching

ANSC 44400 - Dairy Management
ANSC 48500 - Dairy Farm Evaluation (co-taught with Dr. Nennich)
Advise 30 students
Co-advisor for the Purdue University Dairy Club

Extension Program

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., Maciuc, V., Gay, K. D., & 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. Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

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

Eicher, S. D., Lay, D. C., Arthington, J. D., & 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.

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

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

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

Schutz, M. M., & Ferree, L. M. (2012). Raw Milk FAQs, 8.

Navarro, J. I., Unruh Snyder, L. J., Lemenager, R. P., Claeys, M. C., Schutz, M. M., Donkin, S. S., . . . Lake, S. L. (2011). Resources Inventory of Beef and Dairy Operations for the Use of Ethanol Coproducts. Journal of Extension, 49(2).

Navarro, J. I., Unruh-Snyder, L. J., Lemenager, R. P., Claeys, M. C., Schutz, M. M., Donkin, S., . . . Lake, S. L. (2011). Resources Inventory of Beef and Dairy Operations for the Use of Ethanol Coproducts. Journal of Extension, 49(2).