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Jack Rutledge, Professor                    


Department of Animal Sciences; Genetics
472 Animal Science Bldg.
1675 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Telephone: 608.263.6993
Fax: 608.262.5157
email: rutledge@calshp.cals.wisc.edu

Education Research Interests Teaching Publications

Education:

B.S. Oklahoma State University, Animal Science 1968
M.S. North Carolina State University, Animal Breeding,Statistics Minor 1970
Ph.D. North Carolina State University, Animal Breeding, Statistics Minor 1973
Post-doctoral Associate University of Wisconsin, Department of Genetics 1974

Research Interests:

Some theoretical work in Animal Breeding usually in estimation or systems is continued. Bulk of work in recent years has been in applications of reproductive biology technologies into animal production and improvement schemes. In particular, the in vitro produced bovine embryo has many applications. An important application is in tropical dairying where in ova from high milk producing taurus breeds are fertilized with sperm from tropically adapted breeds or species of cow. Resulting heifers are ideal milk cows under a wide range of tropical conditions exibiting maximum heterosis and complementarity.

Courses Taught:

Publications:Published 96 papers in 28 different referred journals. Publications of the last tree years are:


 

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