• Dr. J.C. (Kees) Plaizier
  • Professor, Department of Animal Science

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    232A Animal Science/Entomology
    12 Dafoe Road
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada



  • PhD, University of Guelph, Canada
  • MSc (Animal Science), Wageningen University, The Netherlands


  • ANSC 0680 Dairy Cattle Production
  • ANSC 2540 Companion animal nutrition and management
  • ANSC 3520 Animal Reproduction
  • ANSC 3530 The Animal and its Environment
  • ANSC 4530 Ruminant Production Systems - Milk


Research interests

  • Impact of sub-acute ruminal acidosis (SARA) on health and production of dairy cows
  • Environment sustainability of dairy farms
  • Yeast culture products
  • Evaluation of ruminant feeds
  • Novel protein feeds for ruminants

Other information

Graduate Students

  • Ms. Junfei Guo, PhD
  • Ms. Sharon Mowete
  • Mr. Franklin Addo
  • Ms. Carla Plett, MSc