Jamie Bennison oversees a wide range of activities covering research and development, nutrition and regulatory affairs. His role involves working closely with veterinary surgeons and farmers and he is proactively involved in the development of new trace element and mineral nutrition delivery systems.
Jamie is at the forefront of UK research and development into ruminant bolus technology and his research has been published in animal science journals, including Animal Science.
Before joining Agrimin in 1999, Jamie was principle scientist for the government’s National Resource Institute (NRI), an internationally recognised multi-disciplinary centre for research, consultancy and education for the management of natural and human resources.
Over his 20 year career, Jamie has carried out extensive and significant animal nutrition and health consultancy and research work, including the management and co-ordination of livestock projects in Africa, Gambia, Namibia, Uruguay and numerous other developing countries, focusing on mineral and metabolic diseases. He’s also lived and worked in Africa, Australia and the Falkland Islands.
In addition to his research and development work, Jamie runs his own 50-strong flock of Norfolk Horns and Hebridean sheep.
Dr Jamie Bennison has specialist knowledge in the following areas and, in addition to media work, is available as a speaker for conferences and seminars:
Animal health management
Trace element delivery systems
Mineral nutrition and boluses (intra-ruminal devices)
Livestock research programmes
International animal health and nutritional management
Tropical livestock production systems
Animal health and nutrition regulatory procedures, law and policy.
If you have any questions you would like to ask Jamie, Email him here.