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Grow Big Antlers (Deer Class)

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

When: January 25, 2023 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (ish)

Where: Knights of Columbus, 325 W. 21st St, Chanute, KS 66720

Info: Because Bragging Rights are at stake and a Great Deer Season Starts Way Before Deer Season! Join us for our “Grow Big Antlers”! Learning with Dr. Michael Schlegel

Dr. Michael Schlegel
Purina Animal Nutrition

Michael likes challenges and unexpected answers. He’s a scientist, researcher and artist of nutrition and diet formulation.

For Michael, every question is a mini research project. He might even spend a day with a deer or goat to find your answer. Solving everyday challenges animals face is what Michael is all about.
After receiving a bachelor’s degree in animal production from The Pennsylvania State University, Michael earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. in ruminant nutrition from Michigan
State University.Michael’s career is expansive. He completed a joint post-doctoral research program with the University of Florida’s Department of Animal Science and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Animal Programs in exotic animal nutrition, taught animal science as an assistant professor at Delaware Valley University and served ten-years as the Director of Nutritional Services at San Diego Zoo Global.

Dr. Schlegel joined Purina Animal Nutrition as a Senior Nutritionist in November of 2015 and is part of the Technical Innovation team focusing on wildlife and small ruminants. He has been a section editor for the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, proceedings, abstracts and research reports. Mike and his wife, Becky, reside in Wildwood, MO.


January 25
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Cleaver Farm & Home
(620) 431-6070


Knights of Columbus
325 W 21st Street
Chanute, KS 66720 United States
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