Dr. Jeff Ondrak

Dr. Jeff Ondrak

Beef Cattle Clinical Veterinarian and Assistant Professor

P.O. Box 148
820 Road 313
Clay Center, NE 68933

Phone: (402) 762-4505



DVM 1992 Kansas State University
MS 2010 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Veterinary Science (Epidemiology)

University responsibilities:
Duties include teaching veterinary students, engaging in research projects at GPVEC and USMARC, and providing veterinary care to the animals of the USMARC.

Professional interests:
Beef cattle production management with a specific interest in beef cattle reproduction and a research emphasis on bovine trichomoniasis.

Selected publications:
Ondrak JD.  2016.  Tritrichomonas foetus prevention and control in cattle.  Vet Clin North Am Food Anim      Pract.  32:411-423.

Ondrak JD, Jones ML, Fajt VR.  2015.  Temperatures of storage areas in large animal veterinary practice vehicles in the summer and comparison with drug manufacturers’ storage recommendations.  BMC Veterinary Research 11:248.

McNeel AK, Ondrak JD, Cushman RA.  2013.  Technical Report: Serial collections of placentomes during parturition in cattle and subsequent reproductive performance.  J Anim Sci 91:2119-2121.

Davidson JM, Ondrak JD, Anderson AA, Swinford AK, Erol E.  2011.  Effects of high temperatures on the survival of Tritrichomonas foetus in InPouch TF media.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 239:1589-1593.

Ondrak JD, Keen JE, Rupp GP, Kennedy JA, McVey DS, Baker WD.  2010.  Repeated sampling and testing by culture and PCR to detect Tritrichomonas foetus carrier bulls in an infected Nebraska herd.  J Am Vet Medical Assoc 237:1068-1073.