James Weber


🚜 Agriculture, πŸ„ Dairy, 🐎 Horses, πŸ‚ Livestock

Weber is a veterinarian who aims to improve the vaccine for Streptococcus equi, the cause of a equine respiratory disease commonly called strangles. He also conducts research to improve equine reproductive management techniques. He teaches Equine Management, Sheep Management Cooperative, Animal Diseases, and Physiology of Reproduction. Visit Weber’s biography to learn more.

A bubble graph showing a 40% research and 60% teaching appointment split.
Weber balances time between teaching courses about equine management, animal disease, and reproduction physiology (60%) and research on the equine immune response and mastitis resistance (40%).

Appointment details

Weber’s work is supported by:

  • School of Food and Agriculture at the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
  • Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station

Experiment Station contributions

  • Current project: “Clean Sheep”: Changing the Culture of Infectious Disease Management in the U.S. Sheep Industry. Hatch project number ME021820.