Pair housing makes for smarter calves

A new study by researchers in UBC’s Animal Welfare Program, shows that calves raised individually have a harder time learning compared to calves socially housed with another calf.

Agassiz-Harrison Observer: Waste not want not in practice at UBC

The UBC Dairy Centre held an open house, attended by dairy farmers from across Canada, in late January to showcase our new sand recovery system. The system is the first of its kind in Canada and will make the operations of the UBC dairy farm more sustainable.

Graduate research explores emotional depth of calves

A UBC researcher finds that calves experience emotions like depression and anxiety Calves can experience depression and anxiety, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia, raising ethical concerns over cattle dehorning procedures. A study led by Heather Neave, the first to use a cognitive test to address the emotional response to pain in […]

UBC Dairy Centre Unveils Plans to Break Ground on New Student Residence at Annual Slow Food Tour

More than 500 Slow Food Vancouver cyclists and other visitors stopped by the UBC Dairy Centre on July 27, 2013.

Nelson Dinn Receives UBC President’s Award

Dairy Centre Manager Nelson Dinn has been named one of five recipients of the UBC President’s Service Award for Excellence.
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The UBC Dairy Centre is a teaching and research unit located within UBC's Faculty of Land and Food Systems. As one of the world's leading universities, UBC's vision is to create an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world. The UBC Dairy Centre supports and contributes to this vision. [read more...]

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2357 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604-822-1219
Dean: Murray Isman
UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
6947 #7 Lougheed Highway
Box #202,
Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0, Canada
Tel: 1-604-796-8410
Fax: 1-604-796-8413
Director: Jim Thompson
Manager: Nelson Dinn

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