Dairy cattle undergo personality changes during puberty much like humans do, according to new research by Professor Marina von Keyserlingk.
Professor Emeritus and founding director of the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre received the BC Dairy Industry Achievement Award from the BC Dairy Historical Society.
von Keyserlingk was recognized for her outstanding academic contributions in the field of Sustainably Produced Food of Animal Origin.
Benjamin Lecorps, a PhD student in UBC’s animal welfare program, was lead author of the latest study published Nov. 5 in Scientific Reports.
New research finds mechanical brushes aren’t just a spa amenity for dairy cows — they’re important to the animal’s well-being
Christine is completing her PhD in the Animal Welfare Program at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Her research focuses on how dairy farmers and veterinarians can cooperate to improve calf welfare.
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, […]
Some calves are inherently optimistic or pessimistic, just as humans are, a new study from LFS Animal Welfare researchers has found.
This story originally appeared in the Agassiz-Harrison Observer on September 7, 2017. On Aug. 31, Jati Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, toured the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre at the invitation of its Operations Manager Nelson Dinn. The Centre, located in Agassiz since 1997, has a well-deserved reputation for research and teaching excellence, […]
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