New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Staff Veterinarian - Animal Production Systems, University of Pennsylvania, Field Investigation, PADLS

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road

Pitta Dipti W, Indugu Nagaraju, Kumar Sanjay, Vecchiarelli Bonnie, Sinha Rohini, Baker Linda D, Bhukya Bhima, Ferguson James D Metagenomic assessment of the functional potential of the rumen microbiome in Holstein dairy cows. Anaerobe 38: 50-60, 2016.

Pitta D W, Kumar S, Vecchiarelli B, Shirley D J, Bittinger K, Baker L D, Ferguson J D, Thomsen N Temporal dynamics in the ruminal microbiome of dairy cows during the transition period. Journal of animal science 92: 4014-22, 2014.

Galligan, D. T. Z. Dou, J. D. Ferguson, C. F. Ramberg, D. W. Remsburg, L. D. Baker, R. J. Munson, and Z. Wu Basic economic indexes on small and medium sized dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 95: 580, 2012.

Dou,Z., J. D. Ferguson, D. T. Galligan, C. F. Ramberg, D. W. Remsburg, L. D. Baker, R. J. Munson, and Z. Wu Nitrogen and phosphorus utilization by dairy cows on small and medium-sized farms. Journal of Dairy Science 95: 580, 2012.

Baker, L. D., R. J. Munson, Z. Dou, D. T. Galligan, J. D. Ferguson, C. F. Ramberg, D. W. Remsburg, and Z. Wu Compliance of small and medium-sized farms in adapting recommendations for improved farm productivity and nutrient utilization. Journal of Dairy Science 95: 280, 2012.

Remsburg DW, Munson RJ, Elliot RD, Dou ZX, Ferguson JD, Galligan DT, Wu Z, Baker LD Case report-two nutritional interventions in dairy cattle herds helped improve productivity and animal health while reducing environmental footprint Bovine Practitioner 44: 131-137, 2010.

Baker, L D. Ferguson, J D. Chalupa, W. Responses in urea and true protein of milk to different protein feeding schemes for dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 78: 2424-34, 1995.

Baker LD, Ferguson JD Milk urea nitrogen as a metabolic indicator of protein feeding efficiency on dairy farms. Bovine Pract. 26: 165-166, 1994.

Baker, L.D., J.D. Ferguson and W. Chalupa Urea and true protein in milk as indicators of N utilization in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 76: , 1993.

Baker, L.D. Large Animal Nutrition in Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Boards: Clinical Sciences. : , 1993.

BS ( ) Juniata College, 1979

VMD University of Pennsylvania , 1984

MS (Comparative Medical Sciences) University of Pennsylvania , 1993