Research Project Details

Improving standing walking surfaces for dairy cows to reduce lameness, and increase efficiency of handling and feed utilization

Lay Title: Improving standing walking surfaces for dairy cows to reduce lameness, and increase efficiency of handling and feed utilization

Project Summary

Start Date: Jan-2001

Duration: 2 years.

Subjects: Health, Animal comfort, Feeding, Antibiomicrobial resistance, Animal Welfare, Herd Management, Barn design, Lameness, Feed efficiency

Funding Groups
Primary Funding Group: Dairy Farmers of Canada - PESAC
Matching Funding Group: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Researchers

  • Dr. Jeffrey P. Rushen

    Lead Researcher, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Pacific Agri-Food Research - Agassiz Site
  • Dr. Anne Marie de Passillé

    Collaborator 1, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Pacific Agri-Food Research - Agassiz Site
  • Dr. Daniel M. Weary

    Collaborator 2, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems
  • Dr. Peter Phillips

    Collaborator 3, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre

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