Chiquette, Johanne, agr., Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

2000 College Street
Sherbrooke, Quebec J1M 0C8
Telephone: 819-780-7206
Fax: 819-564-5507

Areas of Expertise:

  • constituents - fibre
  • physiology
  • dairy cattle
  • nutritional requirements - food-related disorders
  • supplements and additives - probiotic supplements
  • constituents - carbohydrates
  • constituents - digestibility and nutritional value
  • animal nutrition
  • digestive system - rumen stomach

Current Projects:

  • Evaluating practices for reducing GHG emissions
  • Use of molecular biology techniques to study the dynamics of the rumen micro-flora during the transition period: effect of probiotic supplementation on micro-flora and milk production.
  • Evaluation of the protective effect of probiotics given to dairy cows during a lactic acidosis challenge

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.





Other Science Related Publications:


  • Ouellet, D.R. and Chiquette, J. (2011). "Effect of dietary nitrogen and yeast supplementation on apparent diet digestibility snd microbial population in the rumen content if dairy lactatiing cows.", Journal of Animal Science, 89(Suppl. 1), pp. 372. (Abstract)