April 17, 2018
This story originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of the BC Holstein News. Societal concerns regarding the quality of life of dairy cows include the issue of outdoor access. A series of studies done at UBC has shown that cows will spend most of the day inside and most of the night on pasture, […]
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 […]
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.