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Professor Conroy has been teaching people how to handle and work with farm animals for 30 years at the college level. Broadly trained in agriculture, he teaches 7 different Animal Science courses at the University of New Hampshire, with CREAM being his most well-known course. See: https://colsa.unh.edu/thompson-school-applied-science/cream At UNH his teaching focus is with dairy cattle, but he is broadly trained in Animal Science and is also well versed in handling goats, sheep, swine, beef cattle, and poultry. He has worked for decades with 4-H and FFA youth judging cattle and other livestock, as well as helping them develop their animal handling, training, showmanship and judging skills. He has recently written an OER textbook on Dairy Cattle Judging and Evaluation. See https://at.usnh.edu/news/2019/04/ati-ambassador%E2%80%99s-oer-project-be... or https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/29160-judging-and-evaluating-dairy-...
A two-time Fulbright Scholar, his teaching, research and consulting have taken him to 15 times to Africa, where he has worked in Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, DR Congo and Rwanda. See: https://www.unh.edu/global/drew-conroy or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0lYP1SFLl0 or https://oxwoodfarm.wordpress.com/ His work in Africa has led to mentoring many UNH undergraduate students in research abroad, specifically on topics related to conflicts with wildlife and agriculture. Students he has worked with have done research in Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Scotland, Ireland, and Australia. See: https://www.unh.edu/inquiryjournal/spring-2017/andrew-conroy or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0CmWrTUTUA
Finally, he is one of the foremost academic authorities on draft oxen in the world having written 4 books, numerous book chapters, nearly 100 articles and consulted for numerous Charitable and Government organizations, as well as the movie industry on the use and training of oxen. See: https://www.amazon.com/Oxen-Teamsters-Raising-Training-Driving-ebook/dp/... or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul2PFDdeJ2k
Conroy, D. (2007). Oxen A Teamster's Guide to Raising, Training, Driving & Showing. 210 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247: Storey Publishing. Retrieved from https://www.storey.com/books/oxen/
Conroy, A. (1999). Oxen, A Teamster's Guide (Vol. 1). Rural Heritage. Retrieved from https://www.ruralheritage.com/new_rh_website/index_green.shtml
Conroy, D., & Barney, D. (1986). The oxen handbook. Butler Pub & Tools.