Embracing Oregano Oil in Feed Supplements

Source: RopaPharm When you think of oregano, what comes to mind? For most, oregano is thought to be a popular all-natu- ral spice used in...

Manure management practices to mitigate greenhouse gases

Source: Dairy Research Cluster Manure is an important source of agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Methane (CH4) is the most important GHG associated with liquid...

Dehorning of calves

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Neil Anderson - Lead Veterinarian - Disease Prevention,Ruminants/OMAFRA Horns and Their Growth Horns are the...

Preventing problems caused by low blood calcium in dairy cows

Source: University of Guelph, Karli Longthorne Proactive approach improves herd health, say researchers Low blood calcium levels after calving are an issue in dairy herds, especially in...

Timed-Artificial Inseminati on Programs: Is Shorter Better?

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry - Dr. Marcos Colazo, Livestock Research Branch, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Why is this important? Poor or inadequate visual estrus...

Elimination of selected mastitis pathogens during the dry period

Source: Journal of Dairy Science Anri A.E. Timonen, Jørgen Katholm, Anders Petersen, Toomas Orro, Kerli Mõtus, Piret Kalmus ABSTRACT We aimed to evaluate the elimination of 4 different mastitis pathogens, Streptococcus agalactiae,...

Improvements in lameness detection

Source: University of British Columbia Lameness is one of the greatest challenges facing the dairy industry - approximately 25% of the dairy cows in Canada...

Accelerating genetic gain for novel traits in Canadian Holstein cows

Source: Dairy Research Cluster 3 Principal Investigator: Flavio Schenkel (University of Guelph) Co-Investigators: Christine Baes, Angela Canovas, Janusz Jamrozik (University of Guelph) Collaborators: Xin Zhao (McGill University),...

More than 20 years of research supports ongoing improvements in dairy cattle care and...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster For more than 20 years, David Fraser, Dan Weary and Nina Von Keyserlingk at the University of British Columbia have been...

Using facial expression to assess human empathy toward farm animals undergoing painful procedures

Source: University of British Columbia New research by UBC researchers Lexis Ly and Dan Weary, today published in PloS One, shows that human facial expressions...
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