Research Reports Archive (pre-2008)

2007

  • Improving Dairy Cattle Care – The Next 5 Years
    Vol 7 No 3, December 2007
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  • Feed stalls reduce competition at the feed bunk
    Trevor DeVries and Marina von Keyserlingk
    Vol 7 No 2, April 2007
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  • Usage of mechanical brushes by lactating dairy cows
    Trevor DeVries, Marcela Vankova, Douglas Veira, and Marina von Keyserlingk
    Vol 7 No 1, February 2007
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2006

  • Feeding calves more milk: A practical approach
    Marina von Keyserlingk and Dan Weary
    Vol 6 No 5, November 2006 (reversion 2- corrected graph)
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  • Reducing pain due to caustic paste dehorning
    Dan Weary
    Vol 6 No 4, October 2006
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  • Improving feed access through feed bunk design and management
    Juliana Huzzey, Trevor DeVries and Marina von Keyserlingk
    Vol 6 No 3, August 2006
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  • Staph and Coliform Isolation from Healthy Cow’s Milk
    Mariam Dembélé, Serge Messier, Nelson Dinn and Moussa S. Diarra
    Vol 6 No 2, June 2006
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  • Cow comfort and stall maintenance
    Michelle Drissler, Marek Gaworski, Cassandra Tucker and Dan Weary
    Vol 6 No 1, March 2006
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2005

  • Brisket Boards: Preventing more than forward movement
    Cassandra Tucker, Gosia Zdanowicz and Dan Weary
    Vol 5 No 4, Dec 2005
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  • How Many Times a Day Should You Feed Your Cows?
    Trevor DeVries and Marina Keyserlingk
    Vol 5 No 3, Oct 2005
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  • Decreased Fertility with Increasing Parity in Lactating Cows
    Anusha Balendran, Jeff Nimmo, Nelson Dinn, and Raja Rajamahendran
    Vol 5 No 2, April 2005
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  • Dairy Centre Attracts Four New Researchers
    Vol 5 No 1, January 2005
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2004

  • Ovulation Synchronization and Fixed-time Artificial Insemination in Dairy Cows
    Raja Rajamahendran, Jeff Nimmo, Divakar Ambrose, Muhammad Aali, and Nelson Dinn
    Vol 4 No 3, August 2004
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  • Group Housing Calves, Dan Weary
    Vol 4, No 2, April 2004
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  • Update on Lameness Research, Dan Weary and Nina von Keyserlingk
    Vol 4 No 1, February 2004
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2003

  • Improving Cow Comfort at the Feed Bunk
    Nina von Keyserlingk and Dan Weary
    Vol 3 No 3, November 2003
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  • New Protocols for Fixed-Time Breeding in Dairy Heifers
    Divakar Ambrose, John Kastelic, Muhammad Aali, Nelson Dinn,and Raja Rajamahendran
    Vol 3 No 2, February 2003
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  • Neck Rails: Raising the Bar for Cow Comfort
    Cassandra Tucker and Dan Weary
    Vol 3 No 1, January 2003
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2002

  • Water Quality Affects Cattle Drinking Behaviour and Consumption
    Amanda Zimmerman, Doug Veira, Marina von Keyserlingk, Dan Weary and David Fraser
    Vol 2 No 9, December 2002
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  • Free-stall Dimensions Right For Your Cows
    Cassandra Tucker and Dan Weary
    Vol 2 No 8, November 2002
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  • Feeding Behaviour of Lactating Dairy Cows
    Trevor DeVries and Marina von Keyserlingk
    Vol. 2, No. 7, October 2002
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  • What is Animal Welfare? 
    David Fraser, Professor
    Vol 2 No 6, September 2002
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  • Measuring Cow Comfort
    Cassandra Tucker and Dan Weary
    Vol. 2, No. 5, July 2002
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  • Feeding Calves More Milk
    Erin Bell and Dan Weary
    Vol 2 No 4, May 2002
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  • In Memory of Dr James A Shelford March 4, 1944 – April 6,2002  
    Vol 2 No 3, Spring 2002
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  • Sole Lesions in Fraser Valley Dairy Cattle
    Erin Bell and Dan Weary
    Vol 2 No 2, March 2002
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  • Mastitis Vaccines: Jim Shelford
    Based on research by the Veterinary Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), Saskatoon, and the UBC Dairy Centre
    Vol 2 No 1, February 2002
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2001

  • Reducing Pain due to Dehorning
    Paul Faulkner and Dan Weary
    Vol 1 No 6, December 2001.
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  • Sand or Sawdust? Bacterial Counts in Bedding and on Teat Ends
    Gosia Zdanowicz and Jim Shelford
    Vol 1 No 5, November 2001
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  • Preserving Superior Genetics from Culled Cows
    Giri Giritharan and Raja Rajamahendran
    Vol 1 No 4, September 2001
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  • Estrus Synchronization and Timed Breeding (Heat Detection Not Required)
    Mohamed Hirad and Raja Rajamahendran
    Vol 1 No 3, September 2001
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  • Tail Docking Dairy Cattle
    Cassandra Tucker and Dan Weary
    Vol 1 No 2, January 2001
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  • Welcome to the UBC Dairy Education & Research Centre
    Jim Thompson
    Vol 1 No 1, January 2001
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