Dr. Angela M. Daniels was born in Southeast Iowa and was raised on a diversified farm where her family raised beef cattle, hogs, corn and soybeans. She graduated from Iowa State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in Dairy and Animal Science in 1995. She then entered the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University and received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1999.
After graduation, Dr. Daniels accepted a position with Dr. C.J. Johanns in his Dairy Production Medicine business. Their clients were spread across the state of Iowa and their services centered on reproduction and record analysis.
After a job transfer moved their family to the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandle region, she worked with Dr. Dan Kullot in Syracuse, KS as well as the Dalhart Animal Hospital before accepting a Staff Veterinarian position with Seaboard Farms, Inc. During her three years at Seaboard Farms, she was responsible for health of one segment of some 48,000 sows and their down flow production. An area of interest for Dr. Daniels was food safety and she worked on projects involving needle-free injections and Trichinae certification to promote food safety for the company.
in 2002, she rejoined the Dalhart Animal Hospital to focus on dairy production medicine for new producers in the Dalhart region.
In January of 2004, she and Dr. C. Scanlon Daniels founded Circle H Animal Health LLC where she continued her work in the dairy field. Dr. Daniels lives in Dalhart, TX with her husband Scanlon and sons Eric, Luke, Judd and Dirk. Her professional interests are in the areas of milk quality, replacement heifer production, food safety, and livestock research. Her involvement in professional organizations and publications is outlined below.
Academy for Rural Veterinarians (2005 to Present)
Academy for Veterinary Consultants (2002 to Present)
American Association of Bovine Practitioners (1995 to Present)
AABP Mastitis Committee (2003 to 2009)
AABP Membership Committee (2009 to Present)
AABP Ad Hoc Committee on Rural Practice (2011 to Present)
American Association of Swine Veterinarians (1995 to Present)
American Veterinary Medical Association (1995 to Present)
NMC, a Global Milk Quality Organization (2000 to Present)
Dalhart Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member (2006 to 2008)
Dalhart Chamber of Commerce (2005 to 2008)
Professional Dairy Heifer Growers Association (2005 to Present)
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
Menke, A. L. 1994. Evaluation of activity monitors for detection of estrus in dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 72:393.
Menke, A. L. and C. R. Youngs. 1995. Iowa Cattlemen's Association 1994-1995 Bull Evaluation Program Project. Iowa Cattlemen's Association Bull Evaluation Program 1994-1995 Annual Summary. Section 7, pp 5-14.
R. F. Rosenbusch, A. M. Daniels, E. L. Carney, T. H. Smith. 1996. Incidence of colostrums infected with Mycoplasma bovis among Iowa dairy herds and impact on respiratory tract infection in calves. Iowa State University Dairy Report DSL-105.
Halbur, P. G., A. M. Daniels and R. F. Rosenbusch. 1997. Morphologic changes and tissue dissemination following intrathoracic or subcutaneous inoculation of Mycoplasma bovis in neonatal Holstein calves. Presented at the ISU Merck's Scholar Awards.
Daniels, C.S., Daniels, A.M., and Karriker, L. 2003. Challenges in diagnosis and control of swine influenza virus. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Proceedings 381-386.
Bovine Veterinarian, September 2004, "Tools of the Trade", pp 32-34, 36, "Consider Visual Treatment Protocols" p 14.
Southwest Dairyman, vol 4 no 2, "New Milk Quality and Livestock Diagnostic Disease Lab Opens in Amarillo", p 8.
Dairy Herd Management, February 2005, Dairy Veterinary Trends 2004 insert, "Vaccine Protocols That Sing", p6.
Baker RB, Yu W, Fuentes M, et al. Prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) is not a host for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. J Swine Health Prod 2007;15(1):22-29.
Bovine Veterinarian, September 2005, "Creating New Haul-in Facilities", pp 70-72, 74.
Feedstuffs, December 12, 2005, vol 77 no 51, "Cheese Plant Sparks Dairy Boom", p 20.
Dairy Herd Management, March 2007, "Listen to Your Cows" , p 82.
Dairy Herd Management, June 2007, "Choose the Right Mastitis Tube", p 66.
Dairy Herd Management, September 2007, "Choosing the Right Vaccine", p 60.
Dairy Herd Management, December 2007, "The Value of a Dead Animal", p 54.
Dairy Herd Management, February 2008, "Cleanliness Matters", p 38.
Dairy Herd Management, May 2008, "Don't Ignore Johne's Disease", p 46.
Dairy Herd Management, August 2008, "An Interview with Staph aureus", p 30.
Dairy Herd Management, November 2008, "Quantum Leaps in Calf Immunology", p 46.
Dairy Herd Management, February 2009, "Syringeology", p 38.
Bovine Veterinarian, January 2009, "Better Safe Than Sorry", pp 8-12.
Dairy Herd Management, May 2009, "A Fly on the Wall", p 42.
Dairy Herd Management, August 2009, "Don't Skip This Column!", p 30.
Dairy Herd Management, November 2009, "Head and Shoulders Above the Rest", p 54.
Dairy Herd Management, February 2010, "Publicity You Don't Need", p 38.
Dairy Herd Management, August 2010, "Load 'em up, head 'em out", p 30.
Dairy Herd Management, September 2010, "Stay Ahead of Disease With Proper Diagnostics", pp 18-19.
Dairy Herd Management, November 2010, "A Message From Mother Nature", p 38.
Dairy Herd Management, February 2011, "Intramammary therapy 101", p 34.
Dairy Herd Management, May 2011, "Disinfectants 101", p 32.
Dairy Herd Management, August 2011, "Toxicology 101", p 30.
Dairy Herd Management, November 2011, "An interview with Bovicola bovis", p 30.