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Watch the Animal Welfare webinar: Cow comfort and lameness prevention in housed systems

Animal Welfare webinar - Cow comfort and lameness prevention in housed systems

2:00pm - 3:00pm - Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

Canadian animal welfare researcher Professor Dan Weary discusses designing and managing barns and feed pads to maximise cow comfort and prevent lameness.

Topics covered:

  • Scientific findings of cow comfort research in intensive housing systems.
  • Practical strategies to reduce lameness and minimise the impact of the built environment on cow comfort.

Our expert presenter:

Professor Dan Weary

Dan Weary is a Professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. In 1997 Dan co-founded UBC'™s Animal Welfare Program and co-directs this active research group. Dan'™s work on dairy cattle focuses on the housing and management of dairy calves and cows. Much of Dan'™s recent work takes place on commercial farms, helping to ground results in commercial practice, and acting as a direct conduit for knowledge sharing between researchers and innovative dairy producers. Dan has authored 100'™s of publications and is a frequent speaker for dairy and professional audiences.

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