Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Impact of feeding broiler breeders hydroxychloride trace minerals on lifetime reproductivity and subsequent impact on chick quality and growth performance


Lead Applicant: Elijah Kiarie

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Poultry Research Centre - Arkell

Evaluating the contribution of colony characteristics, indoor overwintering facilities, environmental factors and the Jerrard feeder on overwintering success in honeybee nucleus colonies


Lead Applicant: Nigel Raine

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Building a surveillance and monitoring tool for avian influenza outbreaks in Ontario


Lead Applicant: Rozita Dara

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Post-weaning E. coli diarrhea on ontario swine farms and its relationship with the gut microbiome and pig genetics


Lead Applicant: Abdolvahab Farzan

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

The use of pecking blocks as foraging enrichment for improvement of feather condition in enriched colonies


Lead Applicant: Tina Widowski

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Poultry Research Centre at the Arkell Research Station

Case-based peer learning to support Ontario dairy producers and improve dairy cattle welfare


Lead Applicant: David Kelton

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Knowledge Translation and Transfer- Mobilization

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Nanopect-RNA adducts for RNA-therapeutic and RNA vaccine delivery for animal and human health protection and disease prevention


Lead Applicant: Gopinadhan Paliyath

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Can we predict between-species spillover transmission of influenza viruses on the basis of their genetics?


Lead Applicant: Zvonimir Poljak

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Mitigation strategies for disruption of swine production in Ontario due to possible outbreaks of contagious diseases


Lead Applicant: Zvonimir Poljak

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Exploring a non-antibiotic alternative to improve calf health, growth, and welfare


Lead Applicant: Trevor DeVries

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA