Michael Gottstein - Virtual Sheep Conference 2022
Michael Gottstein works as the Head of Sheep Knowledge Transfer Department for Teagasc.
Michael, whose family originate from Germany is a native German speaker and undertook his B. Agr. Sc. (ACP) in University College Dublin, graduating in 1995. In 1997, Michael completed his Master’s Degree (animal nutrition) by research and after a few years in private practice he joined Teagasc as a dairy adviser in late 2000. Michael was appointed as a drystock specialist in 2003 during which time he completed a Graduate Diploma in Farm Financial Management.
He was appointed as a sheep specialist in 2007 and was appointed as the Head of Sheep Knowledge Transfer Programme in 2012. In his spare time, Michael breeds pedigree sheep and cattle on his farm in west Cork.