Al qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2014 and went on to undertake a one year internship in production animal medicine at the University of Cambridge. He returned to the RVC in 2015 as a bovine resident and graduated with a Masters in veterinary medicine in July 2018.
Al’s main research interests are in cattle health; he has published work on bovine lameness, udder health and metabolic disease.
Manning, A., Mahendran, S. A., & Bell, N. J. (2016). Evidence base behind foot trimming in UK dairy cattle. Livestock, 21(1).
Manning, A. D., Mahendran, S. A., Hurst, B. S., Blackmore, T. L., & Bell, N. J. (2017). Effect of a prewash on footbath contamination: A randomised control trial. Veterinary Record, 180(5).
Manning, A., & McCrone, I. S. (2016). Use of conductivity and colour sensors in automatic milking systems to detect pathogen specific intramammary infection. Cattle Practice, 24(2).
Mahendran, S. A., Booth, R., Beekhuis, L., Manning, A., Blackmore, T., Vanhoudt, A., & Bell, N. (2017). Assessing the effects of weekly preweaning health scores on dairy calf mortality and productivity parameters: cohort study. Veterinary Record, 181(8), 1–7.
Manning, A. (2018). Can negative energy balance in early lactation predict later disease? Cattle Practice, 26 (2).
Manning, A. (2019). Clinical and subclinical ketosis in dairy cattle. Livestock, 24(1).