Currently teaching animal nutrition and related animal science subjects to MSc, BSc and FdSc students. In addition contributing to range of short courses for industry including the Diploma in Ruminant Nutrition (Dip RN) and AMTRA.
Interested in energy/protein interactions in ruminants, production and utilisation of alternative forages and manipulation of the fatty acid composition of ruminant products. Recent research has concentrated on late pregnancy nutrition of ewes and the effects of fatty acids and vitamin E on neonatal lamb vigour.
Academic Department: Animal Production, Welfare and Veterinary Sciences
Tel: +44 (0)1952 815326
Fax: +44 (0)1952 814783
Research profile: ORCID
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McDonald,P., Edwards, R.A., Greenhalgh, J.F.D., Morgan, C.A., Sinclair, L.A. and Wilkinson, R.G. (2011) Animal Nutrition (7th edition). Pearson Education Limited, Harlow UK.
Sinclair, L.A. and Wilkinson, R.G. (2000). Feeding Systems for Sheep. In: Feeding Systems and Feed Evaluation Models (eds M.K. Theodorou and J. France). CAB International Ltd, Wallingford UK.
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You can contact Dr Robert Wilkinson if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules: