Schauer Sheep Company

Registered & Commercial Polypay Breeding Stock

Hettinger, ND


Schauer Livestock Consulting


Christopher has a PhD in livestock nutrition from Oregon State University, as well as a B.S. and M.S. from North Dakota State University.  In his current position with NDSU, he serves as Director and Animal Scientist at the Hettinger Research Extension Center, as well as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Animal Science.


His research interests are nutritional management of grazing livestock, improving reproductive efficiency of cattle and sheep, nutritional management of feedlot cattle and sheep, and grazing strategies to improve the ecologic and economic sustainability of livestock production in Southwestern North Dakota.  He has published extensively in the Journal of Animal Science, the Sheep & Goat Research Journal, and various other scientific publications.  He has authored as lead or supportive scientist grants totalling over $5 million.


Christopher is available for livestock nutrition consulting on either cattle or sheep, on the range or in the feedlot, and in a variety of production systems.  Feel free to contact him for your livestock consulting needs.