Christy Bratcher

Christy Bratcher

Professor and Head

Mailing Address:
Box 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Ph.D., University of Missouri
  • M.S., University of Florida
  • B.S., University of Florida

Society Memberships:

  • Alabama Cattlemen's Association
  • Alabama Cattlewomen's Association
  • Alabama Farmer's Federation
  • American Meat Science Association
  • American Society of Animal Science


  • Evaluation of transport stress on microbial shedding, immune indicators and protein marker expression on calves backgrounded on summer annual forages in the southeast
  • Impact of different stressors on physiology, immunity and oxidative stress in dairy calves
  • Evaluation of adoption of market technologies for monitoring cattle health
  • Consumer preferences for beef supply chain risk mitigation
  • Evaluation of consumer choices and investigation of the flavor and quality profile for beef and pork products