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Eric Bailey bio
Eric Bailey

Eric Bailey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Animal Science

Office: Agriculture and Natural Sciences Building, Room 213K
Email: ebailey@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-4258

Professional Profile

 Dr. Bailey joined the Department of Agricultural Sciences in 2013. He was born and raised on a ranch outside of Santa Rosa, New Mexico. His education consisted of a B.S. in Animal Science from West Texas A&M University in 2007, an M.S. in Animal Science from Kansas State University in 2010, and a Ph.D. in Animal Science from Kansas State University in 2013 with an emphasis in the area of beef cattle nutrition.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Bailey teaches an undergraduate course in feeds and feeding of livestock.  He also teaches or co-teaches graduate courses in Ruminant Nutrition, Range-Livestock Interactions, Research Techniques and Digestion Physiology.

Dr. Bailey is a member of the American Society of Animal Science.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Bailey’s research interests include weaned calf management on the ranch-of-origin, the interaction between beef cows and rangelands, and strategies to control input costs of cow-calf production.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Bailey resides in Canyon with his dog Roscoe and is looking forward to becoming active in the community and at WTAMU. Go Buffs!