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John Remnant

Clinical Assistant Professor in Farm Animal Health and Production, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

John qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Bristol in 2008. He spent three years working in mixed and farm animal practice in the south west before moving to the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham. John started a Senior Clinical Training Scholarship (Residency) in Dairy Herd Health and Production in July 2011. He was appointed as a Clinical Lecturer in Farm Animal Health and Production in January 2014.

Expertise Summary

John's main focus is on clinical farm animal veterinary work. He primarily works in cattle health with a particular interest in dairy herd health. John holds a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP) from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and is a Diplomate of the European College of Bovine Health Management. He is a European Veterinary Specialist and an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Cattle Health and Production. He has a research interest in dairy herd fertility and the interaction of other diseases and factors on fertility at a herd level.

Teaching Summary

John primarily teaches on the year five clinical rotations. He teaches on the herd health and farm animal medicine and skills rotation and is the rotation leader for the farm animal practice rotation… read more

Research Summary

John is using statistical modelling on a large data set to investigate factors affecting oestrus expression, detection and cyclicity at an individual cow level in UK dairy herds. John also provides… read more

Recent Publications

John primarily teaches on the year five clinical rotations. He teaches on the herd health and farm animal medicine and skills rotation and is the rotation leader for the farm animal practice rotation based at Scarsdale Veterinary Group (an associate practice). John is also involved in many of the practical sessions delivered earlier in the course. John is interested in helping the undergraduate veterinary students prepare for life in practice by developing their clinical skills and confidence with routine procedures. He is also keen to promote confidence and interest in herd health and encourages the integration of herd health and epidemiology concepts in to more traditional first opinion clinical veterinary work. John is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Current Research

John is using statistical modelling on a large data set to investigate factors affecting oestrus expression, detection and cyclicity at an individual cow level in UK dairy herds. John also provides clinical input in to research on the treatment of claw horn lesions in dairy cows.

School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 6116
fax: +44 (0)115 951 6415
email: veterinary-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk