lecturer in Ruminant Health and Production
School of Animal and Veterinary Science
Faculty of Sciences
I joined the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Roseworthy in January 2012 for a 3 year contract as a lecturer in production animal health. I subsequently commenced a PhD in December 2014 into the cause and prevention of rib fractures in lambs in SA, plus continue as a tutor is several veterinary science subjects.
Prior to this my work encompassed on-farm research, farmer group facilitation and delivery, market assurance programs, biosecurity and whole farm nutrition focussed on the soil/plant/animal interaction in livestock production, health and management. In 2000, I co-founded the APAL agricultural laboratory in Adelaide to provide a SA based commercial soil, plant tissue and water testing service.
Upon graduation I worked for the Department of Agriculture for 11 years based at Port Augusta, Port Lincoln and Naracoorte and 7 years in mixed practice based at Naracoorte and Clare. A Masters degree at the Mackinnon Project, University of Melbourne assisted a move into livestock consultancy for the next 14 years based at Naracoorte and Adelaide.
A farming background at Spalding in South Australia lead to a lifelong interest in sheep and beef production and tertiay studies in Rural Science at the University of New England, Armidale, NSW and veterinary science at Murdoch University, Perth, WA graduating in 1979.
- Production animal health and nutrition especially diagnosis, treatment and prevention of macro and trace element deficiencies in soil, plants and ruminants and pseudo-ruminants.
- Water quality and its impact on animal health and production.
- Improving the efficiency of animal husbandry and grazing management to optimise welfare and profitability.
Date Position Institution name 2017 Clinician and Lecturer School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Adelaide 2014 PhD candidate University of Adelaide 2012 - 2014 Lecturer Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Adelaide 1996 Director Pro Ag Consulting 1993 - 1998 Veterinary Associate Smith, Feakes and Associates 1987 - 1993 Regional Veterinary Officer SA Department of Agriculture 1985 - 1987 Partner Self 1982 - 1984 Regional Veterinary Officer SA Department of Agriculture 1980 - 1981 Veterinary Officer SA Department of Agriculture
Awards and Achievements
Date Institution name Country Title 1989 - 1991 University of Melbourne Australia MVS 1978 - 1979 Murdoch University Australia BVMS 1975 - 1977 Murdoch University Australia BSc
Date Title Institution Country 1989 Membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Science ACVSc Australia
Date Title Institution name Country 2002 Certificate IV in workplace training and assessmen TAFE SA South Australia
Year Citation 2009 Hosking, B., Griffiths, T., Woodgate, R., Besier, R., Le Feuvre, A., Nilon, P., . . . Seewald, W. (2009). Clinical field study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the amino-acetonitrile derivative, monepantel, compared with registered anthelmintics against gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep in Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(11), 455-462.
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2000 Trengove, C. (2000). Using soil and plant analysis to optimise herd and flock health. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 13(SUPPL. C), 334-336. 1985 TRENGOVE, C., & JUDSON, G. (1985). Trace element supplementation of sheep: evaluation of various copper supplements and a soluble glass bullet containing copper, cobalt and selenium. Australian Veterinary Journal, 62(10), 321-324.
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1984 JUDSON, G., TRENGOVE, C., LANGMAN, M., & VANDERGRAAFF, R. (1984). Copper supplementation of sheep. Australian Veterinary Journal, 61(2), 40-43.
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Year Citation 1994 BRYDEN, W. L., TRENGOVE, C. L., DAVIS, E. O., GIESECKE, P. R., & CURRAN, G. C. (1994). CORYNETOXICOSIS OF LIVESTOCK - A NEMATODE-BACTERIUM DISEASE COMPLEX ASSOCIATED WITH DIFFERENT GRASSES. In S. M. Colegate, & P. R. Dorling (Eds.), PLANT-ASSOCIATION TOXINS (pp. 410-415). FREMANTLE, AUSTRALIA: UNIV ARIZONA PRESS.
1990 Trengove, C. L. (1990). Opportunities for improvement in sheep and beef cattle production in the south east of South Australia. In G. J. Judson (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production - Animal production in Australia Vol. 18 (pp. 404-407). Adelaide, South Australia: ASAP.
Original Creative Works
Year Citation 1982 Publication status: Published
NTRO sub category: 3 Written work
Title: Marree disease
Alternative title: St George disease
Authors: Trengove CL
Author affiliation: (1620407) Trengove, Colin
Publisher: Primary Industries and Regions of South Australia
Place of publication: PIRSA archives
Publication date: 1982
Extent: 2 A4 pages
Record created at source: 1 December 2015
Year Citation 1991 Trengove, C. L. (1991). Opportunities to improve profitability through the genetic improvement of Merino sheep. (Master's Thesis, University of Melbourne).
- $30,000 from South Australian Sheep Industry Fund (2014)
- $70,000 from Meat and Livestock Australia (2014)
- $10,000 from Limestone Coast Red Meat Cluster Group (2017)
- $10,000 from Primary Industries and Regions SA (2017)
- Contract lecturer in ruminant health and production 2012-16 at the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Roseworthy campus, University of Adelaide
- Clinician 2017 in Production Animal Health Clinic, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Roseworthy campus, University of Adelaide
- Tenured lecturer December 2017 - current in ruminant health and production
- Course co-coooridinator for DVM2 Ruminant Health and Production
- Assist with lecturing and practical classes in:
- DVM1 toxicology
- Animal Science - small ruminant health
- Agricultural Science - animal nutrition
- DVM3 clinical rotations, production animal elective and transition to the veterinary profession
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2018 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Investigate factors associated with Ecchymosis in lambs at slaughter in South Australia University of Adelaide School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences Honours Full Time Leesa Flanagan 2014 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Eradication options for lice in cleanskin sheep The University of Adelaide School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences Honours Full Time Megan Jaeschke
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