Projects not using a Research Centre

Development, implementation and evaluation of a bulk tank milk surveillance program for infectious and emerging diseases on Ontario dairy farms


Lead Applicant: David Kelton

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: NA

Research Summary: Establishing routine testing of bulk tank milk as part of an active surveillance system for common and emerging dairy cow diseases.

 

Ambient Alkaline Hydrolysis: a biosecure swine mortality and processed hide management tool


Lead Applicant: Brandon Gilroyed

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: NA

Research Summary: Investigating ambient alkaline hydrolysis, a process that uses alkaline solutions, for swine mortality management.

 

Herd level transition cow management and cow level genetic markers for determining ketosis risk in lactating dairy cattle


Lead Applicant: Todd Duffield

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: NA

Research Summary: Investigating genetic markers for prevention and treatment of ketosis, an imbalance of energy use and intake, in dairy cattle.

 

Airflow patterns and animal welfare in pigs transported at different space allowances in an actively ventilated vehicle in summer and winter


Lead Applicant: Renee Bergeron

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: NA

Research Summary: Investigating the interactive effects of space allowance, airflow patterns, and pig welfare on an actively ventilated pig transportation vehicle.

 

Penicillin depletion study in dairy sheep: Determining milk withholding time for an on-label claim


Lead Applicant: Cathy Bauman

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: NA

Research Summary: Determining the length of time a Health-Canada-approved drug for dairy sheep remains in their system.