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Claire Mikolayunas

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Originally from New England, Dr. Claire Mikolayunas received a B.S. from Cornell University.  She spent 4 years working on sheep and dairy cattle farms in Maine and Northern Ireland. During this time, she managed a small flock of dairy ewes, which encouraged her to purse M.S. and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a focus on dairy sheep nutrition.  Her work evaluated the effect of supplementation and protein utilization of grazing dairy ewes.  Claire started a position as the Small Ruminant Extension Specialist at the University of Wisconsin in August 2010.