Dr. Kelly Sanders

Director of Research & Development

Dr. Sanders is responsible for managing Westway’s feed yard, range beef cow and dairy business in the Texas Panhandle, New Mexico and West Texas. He serves as a nutrition consultant for all of Westway’s regions and is known as a humorous speaker with a relatable manner.

With over 20 years of experiences in the livestock feed industry, Kelly brings a wealth of hands on experience from his family’s ranch and farm. He grew up on a cotton farm and today his family continues a registered cowherd. He judged both livestock and wool at Angelo State University and later coached the wool judging team at Texas Tech. Kelly also worked for Purina for 18 years.

Dr. Sanders has a depth of knowledge for ruminant nutrition and passion for developing value added products to create value for cattlemen. He has been integral in the creation of Westway’s OPULENT Technology and products.

BS – Animal Science- Business option – Angelo State University
MS – Animal Science, Range Nutrition Emphasis – Angelo State University
PhD – Ruminant Nutrition, Feedlot Nutrition Emphases – Texas Tech University