December 2, 2015
Training calves to urinate and defecate in a specific area might seem like a strange idea, but postdoctoral fellow Alison Vaughan is set to prove that “potty training” dairy cattle can help make their lives better and make them active participants in their own care.
July 24, 2015
As anyone who has worked with cattle knows, cows produce a huge volume of urine and feces each day. All that manure quickly adds up, increasing the risk of slips and falls, mastitis and lameness. Accumulation of manure is also costly in terms of both bedding and labour costs. Consequently, dairy barns are typically designed […]