Text and pictures: Roger Thomson – DVM – MQ-IQ Consulting – LLC – (roger.thomson@mqiqconsulting.com)

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My journey into milk quality consulting – necessity and passion

My journey into milk quality consulting began when I was 12 and made the decision I wanted to become a veterinarian. Growing up on a small, general livestock farm in Michigan, USA I learned about caring for many farm animals. By the time I graduated from high school, my favorite farm animal had become the cow. I cannot explain the attraction. I like cows – both dairy and beef, mature and newborn, growing heifers and just fresh first ones, friendly ones and even crazy ones. I like them all and have gladly spent my entire professional career focused on the goal “What is best for the cow!”

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