Researcher Details

Dr. Marina (Nina) von Keyserlingk

Researcher Information

Position: Associate Professor - Animal Welfare - Agroecology

Institution: University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems , Vancouver, British Columbia

Contact Information

Email: marina.vonkeyserlingk@ubc.ca

Website: http://www.landfood.ubc.ca/directory/faculty/professors-and-instructors/nina-von-keyserlingk

Areas of Interest: Links between behaviour and nutrition, particularly in welfare related issues. Use of feeding behaviour to predict animal health and productivity, specifically at the time of transition (when dairy cows are particularly susceptible to illness).

Subjects: Health, Animal comfort, Antibiomicrobial resistance, Nutrition, Transition

Projects

Feeding management strategies to reduce feed wastage by dairy cows

Jun-2003, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Immune function in the transition cow

Jan-2003, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Feeding calves more milk: managing rearing systems to improve weight gains and welfare

Sep-2004, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Feeding behaviour as an early indicator of illness in transition cows

Jun-2005, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

A new look at transition diets

Jan-2006, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Improved on-farm detection and treatment of lameness in dairy cattle

May-2006, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Managing high-risk transition cows

Mar-2007, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Effect of feeding management on learning of diet selection in dairy heifers

May-2008, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Dairy Cattle Welfare

Jan-2009, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Industrial Research Chair - Dairy Cattle Welfare

Jun-2014, University of British Columbia