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Dairy Calf Welfare: Housing and Care for the Next Decade
Recommendations regarding the care and housing of dairy calves have changed dramatically over the last decade. During this presentation Dr. von Keyserlingk will highlight the latest research undertaken on feeding and housing of the milk fed dairy calf. She will also highlight some of the areas of calf care that are likely going to receive increased attention over the next decade and areas that are in need targeted research in order to find sustainable solutions.

Jul 16, 2021 11:00 AM in Vancouver

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Marina (Nina) von Keyserlingk
@The University of British Columbia
Dr Marina (Nina) von Keyserlingk has devoted her entire career to supporting farm animal agriculture. After growing up on a beef cattle ranch in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, she spent 7 years working in the animal feed industry working with multiple species, including poultry, egg, swine, dairy, beef and aquaculture before returning to academia. In addition to her academic post graduate training in ruminant nutrition in both beef and dairy, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Animal Welfare and Ethics before accepting her current academic appointment. In addition to her UBC academic appointment she holds adjunct appointments in a number of Schools of Veterinary Medicine in Canada and around the world and is frequently asked to give lectures on farm animal welfare to veterinary students and also veterinarians through continuing education forums, both nationally and internationally. She has received numerous awards for her contributions to the field of animal welfare