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DR. MATT ACKERMAN

Dr. Matt Ackerman grew up on a small grain and livestock farm around Peoria, IL. He attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and graduated with a B.S. in Agricultural Sciences in 1992 and a D.V.M. in 1995.

Ever since graduating, he has worked in private swine consulting practice. In July 2016, he opened his own practice named Pork Veterinary Solutions.

Pork Veterinary Solutions is currently a solo veterinarian practice that over sees the annual production of approximately 1.5 million pigs (about 1% of US production). The emphasis of the practice is on establishing preventative herd health programs and interpreting production and economic records for commercial swine farms.

Dr. Ackerman and his wife Missy have 3 children.

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DYLAN L. LAPE, DVM

Dr. Dylan Lape grew up in the small town of Lebanon PA raising exhibition poultry along with his brother and father. He attended the Pennsylvania State University in State College and graduated with a B.S. in Animal Sciences and a minor in Poultry and Avian Sciences in 2014.

He then attended Purdue University and graduated with a D.V.M. in 2018. Dr. Lape got his interest in swine helping out at the Penn State Swine farm and continued to develop that interest throughout veterinary school.

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