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Department of Animal Science

Dept. 3684

1000 E University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2224

Fax: (307) 766-2355

Email: animalscience@uwyo.edu

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Animal Science

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Dept. of Animal Science

16th & Gibbon

Laramie, WY 82071

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Department of Animal Science

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Whit Stewart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sheep Production
Extension Sheep Specialist

410 Animal Science Building
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-5374
Email: whit.stewart@uwyo.edu

Education

  • B.S. Brigham Young University- Idaho, Agriculture Education, 2009
  • M.S. Oregon State University, Animal Science, 2011
  • Ph.D. New Mexico State University, Animal Science, 2015

Professional Experience

  • 7/2017 to Present - Assistant Professor/ Extension Sheep Specialist, University of Wyoming; Laramie, WY.
  • 6/2015 to 6/2017 - Assistant Professor/ Extension Sheep Specialist, Montana State University; Bozeman, MT.
  • 9/2013 to 5/2015 - Graduate Assistant, New Mexico State University; Las Cruces, NM.
  • 9/2013 to 5/2015 - New Mexico State Univ. Intercollegiate Wool Judging Coach; Las Cruces, NM.
  • 1/2012 to 8/2013 - Research Associate, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; San Angelo, TX.
  • 1/2011 to 1/2012 - Extension Educator, University of Wyoming Extension; Gillette, WY.
  • 1/2009 to 12/2010 - Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University; Corvallis, OR.

Classes Taught

  • ANSC 4230 Advanced Sheep Production and Management

Extension Interests

  • Increasing adoption rate of emerging technologies in lamb and wool production
  • Engaging WY sheep producers in on-farm research and hands-on programing
  • Generating production strategies and tools that enhance producer decision making

Research Interests

  • Incorporation of alternative feedstuffs and forages for reducing input costs in sheep production systems
  • Targeted mineral, protein and energy supplementation in sheep for optimal lamb and wool production
  • Ram and ewe lamb development strategies for optimum longevity in range sheep production systems
  • Nutritional factors influencing lifetime wool production
  • Range sheep cross breeding systems to maximize lamb growth and wool quality
  • Study of woody plants and plant secondary compounds utilized in sheep production systems

Publications (Peer-Reviewed)

Whit Steward judging wool.

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Mailing Address:

University of Wyoming

Department of Animal Science

Dept. 3684

1000 E University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2224

Fax: (307) 766-2355

Email: animalscience@uwyo.edu

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Physical Address:

Animal Science

AS/MB 101

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Shipping Address:

University of Wyoming

Dept. of Animal Science

16th & Gibbon

Laramie, WY 82071

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