LINDA D. BAKER
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New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA
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LINDA D. BAKER, BS, VMD, MS

Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition

Associate Professor of Clinical Dairy Production Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty Coordinator of Operations, Teaching and Research at Marshak Dairy, Supervisor of Dairy Personnel, Operating Budget Oversight


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

-Role of nutrition in metabolic health, reproduction, milk yield and components in dairy cows.
-Corn hybrid selections and cropping strategies to influence the digestibility of forages.
-Interactions of protein and carbohydrate feeding on milk urea N and environmental stewardship.
-Feed cost control on dairy farms influencing cash flow, income and farm economics.
-Research support to members of Center for Animal Health and Productivity.

DW Pitta J Ferguson, B Vecchiarelli, C Pappalardo, M Hennessy, N Indugu, L Baker, J Bender, J-P Ricaud, M Aoun The effects of supplementing ValKalor, a natural additive to Holstein Dairy cows on bacteria-archaea populations in the rumen ADSA Virtual Annual Meetings July 14-19, 2021 : , 2021.

Redding L, Huang E, Ryave J, Webb T, Barnhart D, Baker L, Bender J, Kristula M, Kelly D Clostridioides difficile on dairy farms and potential risk to dairy farm workers Anaerobe 69: 102353, 2021.

M Hennessy, J Bender, M Leibstein, B Vecchiarelli, N Indugu, S Garapati, J Toth, LD Baker, and DW Pitta Investigating the effects of different soybean products on rumen microbial populations in dairy cows using in vitro fermentation. ADSA Virtual Annual Meeting, June 21-24, 2020. : , 2020.

J Ferguson, L Baker, J Bender, J-P Ricaud, M Aoun, and D Pitta Milk production and nitrogen efficiency in Holstein cows supplemented with a natural additive, ValKalor, in a low protein content diet ADSA Virtual Annual Meeting. June 21-24, 2020 : , 2020.

Pitta DW, Indugu N, Toth JS, Bender JB, Baker LD, Hennessy ML, Vecchiarelli B, Aceto H, Dou Z The distribution of microbiome and resistomes across farm environments in conventional and organic dairy herds in Pennsylvania Environmental Microbiome 15: , 2020.

L.E.Redding, J. Bender, L. Baker Antibiotic Use on Pennsylvania Dairy Farms Journal of Dairy Science 102: 1494-1507, 2019.

Redding, L., J. Bender, L. Baker Quantification of antibiotic use on farms in Pennsylvania Journal of Dairy Science 102: 1494-1507, 2019.

Indugu Nagaraju, Vecchiarelli Bonnie, Baker Linda D, Ferguson James D, Vanamala Jairam K P, Pitta Dipti W Comparison of rumen bacterial communities in dairy herds of different production. BMC microbiology 17: 190, 2017.

N Indugu, B Vecchiarelli, LD Baker, JD Ferguson, JKP Vanamala, DW Pitta Comparison of rumen microbial communities in dairy herds of different production. Integrating Dairy Science Globally. June 25-28, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. : , 2017.

DW Pitta, N Indugu, B Vecchiarelli, LD Baker Understanding the dietary-microbe interactions to enhance productivity of dairy cows. Ruminant Nutrition Symposium: Ruminal Metagenomics in Dairy Cattle – beyond microbial diversity. In: Integrating Dairy Science Globally. June 25-28, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. : , 2017.

BS (Bachelor of Science) Juniata College, 1979

VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania , 1984

MS (Comparative Medical Sciences) University of Pennsylvania , 1993

Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (1987 to 1989)
Residency, Nutrition