Turner Swartz

Turner Swartz


Department of Animal Science

Research Associate

Telephone: 517-353-4866

2265D Anthony Hall


BS in Animal Science, Pennsylvania State University, 2009
PhD in Animal Science, Dairy, Virginia Tech, 2018
USDA Postdoctoral Fellow


S. E. Sivinski, L. K. Mamedova, R. A. Rusk, C. C. Elrod, T. H. Swartz, J. M. McGill, and B. J. Bradford. 2020. Development of an in vitro macrophage screening system on the immunomodulating effects of feed components. J. Anim. Sci. Biotech. (In press).

K. E. Olagaray, B. J. Bradford, L. M. Sordillo, J. C. Gandy, L. K. Mamedova, T. H. Swartz, T. D. Jackson, E. K. Persoon, C. S. Shugart, and C. R. Youngs. 2020. Postpartum meloxicam administration alters plasma haptoglobin, polyunsaturated fatty acid, and oxylipid concentrations in postpartum ewes. J. Anim. Sci. Biotech. 11:1-14.

Bradford, B. J. and T. H. Swartz. 2020. Review: Following the smoke signals: Inflammatory signaling in metabolic homeostasis and homeorhesis in dairy cattle. Animal. S1(14):s144-s154.

Swartz, T. H., H. H. Schramm, and C. S. Petersson-Wolfe. 2020. Short Communication: Association of neonatal calf diarrhea and lying behaviors. Vet. Anim. Sci. 9:100111.

Steele, N. M., T. H. Swartz, K. M. Enger, H. H. Schramm, R. R. Cockrum, S. J. Lacy-Hulbert, R. R. White, J. Hogan, and C. S. Petersson-Wolfe. 2019. The effect of J5 bacterins on clinical, behavioral, and antibody response following an Escherichia coli intramammary challenge in dairy cows at peak lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 102:11233-11249.

Petersson-Wolfe, C. S., K. E. Leslie, and T. H. Swartz. 2018. An update on the effect of clinical mastitis on the welfare of dairy cows and potential therapies. Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice. 34:525-535.

Swartz, T. H., H. H. Schramm, J. M. Bewley, C. M. Wood, K. E. Leslie, and C. S. Petersson-Wolfe. 2018. Meloxicam administration either prior to or after parturition: Effects on behavior, health, and production responses in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 101:10151-10167.

Petersson-Wolfe, C. S., N. M. Steele, T. H. Swartz, and B. T. Dela Rue. 2017. Opportunities for identifying animal health and well-being disorders using precision technologies. Large Dairy Herd Management. 3rd ed. Am. Dairy Sci. Assoc. Champaign, IL. 

Swartz, T. H., A. N. Findlay, and C. S. Petersson-Wolfe. 2017. Short Communication: Automated detection of behavioral changes from respiratory diseases in pre-weaned calves. J. Dairy Sci. 100:9273-9278.

Swartz, T. H., M. L. McGilliard, and C. S. Petersson-Wolfe. 2016. Technical note: The use of an accelerometer for measuring step activity and lying behaviors in dairy calves. J. Dairy Sci. 99:9109-9113.