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Dr. Matthew L. May

Director - Production Services

Location:  Stratton, CO. USA

Specialty:  Animal Production, Ruminant Nutrition, Meat Science, Statistics, Applied Research, Economic Modeling

Education:  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Animal Science in 2005; Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Animal Science in 2008 – Kansas State University; Ph.D. in Animal Science in 2010 – Texas Tech University

Biography:  Dr. Matthew May was raised on a diversified farming and feedlot operation in Stratton Colorado.  He received an Associate of Science (A.Sc) in Animal Science in 2003 from Northeastern Junior College, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Animal Science in 2005 from Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas.  He received a (M.Sc.) in Animal Science in 2008 from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.  While at Kansas State, his research focused on the effects of corn grain processing when adding distillers grain to the diet on cattle performance, carcass characteristics and ruminal fermentation.  Dr. May received his Ph.D. (Animal Science) in 2010 from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.  While at Texas Tech, his research focused on including wet distillers grains and roughage concentration in steam-flaked corn based diets and their effects on steer performance, carcass characteristics, apparent total tract digestion, and hydrogen sulfide production in vitro.  Dr. May became associated with Feedlot Health Management Services Ltd. in 2010 as a Feedlot Nutrition and Production Consultant.  Dr. May is the team lead for the Feeds and Feeding Module and interacts closely with other consultants and clients to help deliver FHMS production service modules in North America.  Matt and his wife Jen reside in Stratton Colorado with their 4 children, which keep them both very busy.