Main Building

Main Building

Some special features of the Main Building:

  • 5,070 m² building for lactating animals
  • Free stall housing for up to 288 cows in groups of 12 to 24 animals
  • Rubber matting on feed allies in half the building
  • Double-12 parallel milking parlour equipped with milk meters interfaced with DairyComp305 herd management software.
  • Maternity pens
  • Contains the Centre’s administration offices
  • Small dry-lab space for the server with desk space for computer terminals
  • Video cameras to continuously monitor individual animal or group behaviour
  • Activity monitors for estrus detection

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Faculty of Land and Food Systems
2357 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604-822-1219
Email:
Dean: Rickey Yada
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
Email:
Director: Jim Thompson
Manager: Nelson Dinn
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