Michael Amstutz, Ph.D.

Michael Amstutz, Ph.D.

Professor and Coordinator, Livestock Sciences

1328 Dover Road
Halterman Hall
Wooster, Ohio 44691
Office: (330) 287-1380


B.S., Willmington College; Ph.D., The Ohio State University



Schanbancher, F. L., and Amstutz, M. D., "Direct transfection of the mammary gland: Opportunities for modification of mammary function and the production, composition, and qualities of milk" In Milk Composition, Production and Biotechnology. Edited by R.A.S. Welch. New York: CAB International. 1997.

Journal Articles

K. Bennett-Wimbush, M. Amstutz, and D. Willoughby, "Characteristics and welfare of horses used for transportation in northeast Ohio" The Professional Animal Scientist 30 1 (2014) 99-104
Amstutz, M. and K. Bennett-Wimbush, "Fostering Political Activism in Animal Agricultural Courses" NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGES TEACHING AGRICULTURE JOURNAL 55 3 (2011) 44-48
Bennett-Wimbush, K. and M. Amstutz, "Characteristics and Employer Perspectives in Undergraduate Animal Industry Internships" NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGES TEACHING AGRICULTURE JOURNAL 55 1 (2011) 55-59
Amstutz, M., Wimbush, K. and D. Snyder, "Effectiveness and student demographics of peer-led study groups in undergraduate animal science courses" NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGES TEACHING AGRICULTURE JOURNAL 54 1 (2010) 76-81
LeJeune, J.T., Kauffman, M.D., Amstutz, M. D., and Ward, L.A., "Limited effects of a commercial direct-fed microbial on weaning pig performance and gastrointestinal microbiology" JOURNAL OF SWINE HEALTH AND PRODUCTION 14 5 (2006) 247-252
Amstutz, M., Bennett-Wimbush, K., Meek,T., and S. Courtney, "Effects of Acclimate (TM) on the frequency and duration of aggressive sequence and growth performance in co-mingled, weaned pigs" LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SCIENCE 95 3 (2005) 243-246
K. Bennett-Wimbush, M. D. Amstutz, and D. Willoughby, "Student Perceptions of Animal Use in Society" NACTA Journal