New Small Ruminant Specialist
Dr. Andrew Weaver has been hired as the new Small Ruminant Specialist at North Carolina State University. Dr. Weaver grew up in central Michigan and was active in 4-H. He is a graduate of Michigan State University, Virginia Tech, and West Virginia University. At WVU, his research and extension focused on utilization of genetic tools and management practices to improve parasite resistance, performance, and end product value of small ruminants in the Southeastern US.
Dr. Weaver is co-author of the ACSRPC fact sheet on using crossbreeding and estimated breeding values to improve parasite resistance in sheep. He reviewed the upcoming fact sheet on on-farm selection.
Andrew can be reached at (919) 515-2755 or firstname.lastname@example.org.