Dr. Mike Nichols is a Senior Veterinarian with the Professional Services Group at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health. His responsibilities include providing technical support for the US beef business at Boehringer Ingelheim as well as the veterinarians and cattle producers that prescribe and utilize Boehringer Ingelheim cattle products. Mike is a native of Oklahoma, received his Bachelors degree in Animal Science and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Oklahoma State University in 1986. He practiced veterinary medicine in Oklahoma for over 20 years, first in mixed practice and then concentrating on bovine production medicine working with cow calf ranchers and stocker cattle producers. He also maintained a cow herd, grazed stocker cattle, and fed cattle during this time. In 2006 Mike left private practice and began working in industry as a technical services veterinarian. Currently his responsibilities are focused on support of beef cattle veterinarians and beef producers in Texas and New Mexico.