December 4, 2013
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 […]
November 18, 2013
More than 500 Slow Food Vancouver cyclists and other visitors stopped by the UBC Dairy Centre on July 27, 2013.
October 6, 2013
On October 4, the UBC Dairy Centre hosted 60 delegates from the BC Farm Writers’ Association annual meeting held in Harrison Hot Springs. The delegates toured the Dairy Centre with Director Jim Thompson, and Manager Nelson Dinn. [View photos from the Annual Meeting and Tours on Flickr]
October 5, 2013
On October 4, the UBC Dairy Centre was pleased to welcome students and instructors from the Douglas College Animal Health Program. The purpose of the visit was to offer the students hands-on experience working with dairy cattle in a well-being context.
September 11, 2013
Dairy Centre Manager Nelson Dinn has been named one of five recipients of the UBC President’s Service Award for Excellence.
July 16, 2013
Four Canadian dairy scientists received Awards from the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) at their annual meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana this week in recognition of their contributions to research and excellence in dairy science. The scientists are key Canadian leaders in their respective areas and managed a number of dairy research projects supported by Dairy […]
July 15, 2013
The Canadian Association of Bovine Veterinarians has recently announced Drs. Nina von Keyserlingk and Dan Weary will receive the 2013 Metacam 20 Bovine Welfare Award! This award is given annually to a DVM or animal scientist working in Canada, a faculty member or a graduate student of a Canadian university to recognize his/her achievements in […]
June 4, 2013
Celebrating its’ 7th year, Agassiz Slow Food Cycle Tour is excited to welcome you to another year exploring the countryside and meeting the local farmers. The Agassiz Cycle Tour is a leisurely self-guided cycle tour around a 25 km flat route visiting farms and meeting farmers. July 27, 2013 — All day Cyclists are invited […]
May 22, 2013
Wednesday, May 22 at 12:15, BMO Conference Room Animal Welfare graduate student João Henrique Cardoso Costa will present a seminar on “Time spent eating solid feed predicts intake in milk fed dairy calves” All are welcome!
May 3, 2013
Katy Proudfoot is completing her PhD research and leaving the UBC Dairy Farm. Last week Katy gave a farewell seminar at the UBC Dairy Centre. Team members (photo below) gathered to wish her well.