Current Projects

Project TitleResearch LeadProject Area
Assessing Colostrum quality and passive transfer using a vaccine challenge in cows fed differing levels of dietary protein with or without supplemental methionineDr. Katie Wood
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare
Effect of rest stop duration and quality on the welfare of cattle transported by roadDr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Animal Health and Welfare
Effects of RFI classification and strategic supplementation of low quality diets to optimize beef cow performanceDr. Ira Mandell
University of Guelph
Feed Grains and Feed Efficiency
Feeding and metabolism trial to improve cattle performanceDr. Katie Wood
University of Guelph
Feed Grains and Feed Efficiency
How the calf's innate immune response affects the development of Mycoplasma bovis pneumonia in beef cattleDr. Jeff Caswell
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare
Identification of transmission of ratio distortion regions on the beef cattle genome and their association to bull and cow fertilityDr. Angela Canovas
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare
Investigation of alternatives to ionophores/antibiotic management strategies in finishing cattleDr. Benjamin Bohrer
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare
Management strategies to reduce weaning stress, and improve the health and productivity of newly weaned calvesDr. Derek Haley
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare
Using genomics, metagenomics and epigenetics to identify key regulator genes to improve feed efficiency and reduce methane emissions in beef cattleDr. Angela Canovas
University of Guelph
Feed Grains and Feed Efficiency
What bioactive components undergo passive transfer in beef cattle and is this influenced by pre-partum protein supplementation?Dr. Katie Wood
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare

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