Dr Dai Grove-White is a Farm Animal vet who for the last 17 years has been in the School of Veterinary Science at the University of Liverpool. Since 2010 he has been Head of the Division of Livestock Health and Welfare. He teaches over a broad range of subjects with his specialty being the health of young animals (calves, lambs).
Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for this work in 1996. He joined the University of Liverpool in 2000 and ran the School veterinary practice till 2004 when he undertook further training in Epidemiology (MSc) at the Royal Veterinary College and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and then went on to complete a PhD looking at the molecular epidemiology of Campylobacter in cattle and sheep and their role in human infection. He retains a strong interest in zoonotic infections associated with livestock. Since then he has been actively involved in research into feeding dairy calves, and currently is working on lameness associated with Contagious Ovine Digital Dermatitis in sheep. He has an active clinical interest in Johne’s disease and its control and is a member of the Johne’s Action Group, set up to help encourage and co-ordinate Johne’s disease control in the dairy sector. Dai has been Head of the Division of Livestock Health and Welfare since 2010.
Outside farm animal livestock Dai also has a research interest in equine obesity and has a small flock of Balwen sheep in Bala, North Wales to keep him busy the rest of the time.