Associate Professor of Animal Science
West Texas A&M
Dr. John Richeson is currently an Associate Professor of Animal Science and faculty supervisor of the Research Feedlot at West Texas A&M University. He teaches several undergraduate and graduate courses, serves on numerous University and professional committees, and is an advisory board member of four different industry organizations. Dr. Richeson received his BS, MS, and PhD in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University (2000), Texas Tech University (2004), and University of Arkansas (2011), respectively. Research interests include evaluating management, nutritional, and immunological manipulations to improve health and growth of stocker and feedlot cattle. Additional research efforts have focused on evaluation of biomarker and behavior technology to assist in the prediction and early detection of bovine respiratory disease.