Current Projects

Project TitleResearch LeadProject Area
20-01 Bale and Silage Wrap from Inexpensive and Robust BiomaterialsDr. Erica Pensini
University of Guelph
Environment and Sustainability
20-02 An alternative hide disposal strategy for Ontario processors using ambient alkaline hydrolysisDr. Brandon Gilroyed
University of Guelph
Production Systems
20-04 Development of multiplex recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) assays for the detection of antimicrobial-resistant bacterial pathogens causing bovine respiratory disease (BRD)Dr. Cheryl Waldner
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Antimicrobial Use, Resistance and Alternatives
20-05 Individual variation and repeatability of fibre digestibility, gas emissions and feed efficiency and in beef heifersDr. Katie Wood
University of Guelph
Environment and Sustainability
20-06 Effects of Pasture Management Strategies on Carbon Sequestration, Soil Health, and Forage Productivity for Optimizing Cow-Calf Performance using Sustainable Production Practices Dr. Ira Mandell
University of Guelph
Environment and Sustainability
20-07 Antimicrobial use and resistance in Ontario cow-calf herds - Establishing a baseline for antimicrobial stewardshipDr. Jessica Gordon
University of Guelph
Antimicrobial Use, Resistance and Alternatives
20-08 Pain control using various dosing regimens of oral meloxicam for band castration in newborn beef calvesDr. Jessica Gordon
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare
20-09 Understanding how bovine respiratory disease risk factors promote development of pneumonia as a strategy to develop novel methods to prevent diseaseDr. Jeff Caswell
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare
20-10 Depletion of Dexamethasone in Cattle: Food Safety Study in Dairy and Beef CattleDr. Ron Johnson
University of Guelph
Animal Health and Welfare
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

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