Roger Blowey trained at Bristol University where he gained honours degrees in veterinary science and biochemistry. After a period at the Central Veterinary Laboratory, Weybridge, studying metabolic profiles, he returned to Gloucester where he is a partner in a mixed practice, the Wood Veterinary Group.
Roger’s special interests are preventive medicine and the interaction of nutrition, disease and environment on the productivity of livestock units. He has lectured extensively on these subjects in Britain and overseas, featured in educational programmes on radio and television and has written numerous original papers and books on a wide range of topics. He is an RCVS Specialist in cattle Health and Production, and has been awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for meritorious contributions to learning, the RASE Bledisloe Veterinary Award for outstanding achievements in the veterinary field, and the BVA Dalrymple-Champneys medal for work of outstanding merit in the advancement of veterinary science.