Dairy at Guelph Podcast

by Guilherme Madureira

The Dairy at Guelph Podcast follows researchers and faculty members from the University of Guelph, Canada's dairy university, and the work being done to discover, develop and implement new best practices in dairy production and foods, with support from industry leaders and government.

About Dairy at Guelph

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Transition Period and Reproduction of Dairy Cows with Dr. Eduardo Ribeiro

    Transition Period and Reproduction of Dairy Cows with Dr. Eduardo Ribeiro

    During this episode, Dr. Eduardo Ribeiro, Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Biosciences at the University of Guelph, talks about fertility, embryo development and pregnancy losses in dairy cows, as well as additional factors affecting pregnancy, including transition cow health, long-term effects of diseases and prevention strategies.

  • Automated Milking Systems and Behaviour of Dairy Cattle with Dr. Trevor DeVries

    Automated Milking Systems and Behaviour of Dairy Cattle with Dr. Trevor DeVries

    During this episode, we talk to Dr. Trevor DeVries, Professor in the Department of Animal Biosciences at the University of Guelph, and Canada Research Chair in Dairy Cattle Behaviour and Welfare, about his research program on robotic (or automated) milking systems, cows’ personality traits and sensor-based technologies.

  • Welfare and Health of Dairy Calves, Cows and Farmers with Dr. Charlotte Winder

    Welfare and Health of Dairy Calves, Cows and Farmers with Dr. Charlotte Winder

    During this episode, we talk to Dr. Charlotte Winder from Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) about welfare and health in dairy farming, including heifer calf management, pain-control practices in youngstock, best strategies for dry-off and farmers’ mental health.

  • Genetic Selection for Sustainable and Resilient Dairy Cows with Dr. Christine Baes

    Genetic Selection for Sustainable and Resilient Dairy Cows with Dr. Christine Baes

    On this episode, we chat with Dr. Christine Baes, Professor and Chair in the Department of Animal Biosciences and Canada Research Chair in Livestock Genomics, about methane emissions, feed efficiency, health resistance, novel fertility traits and breeding programs, all of which are working to create sustainable and resilient dairy cows.

  • Dairy Cattle Diseases, Biosecurity and Management Practices with Dr. David Kelton

    Dairy Cattle Diseases, Biosecurity and Management Practices with Dr. David Kelton

    On this episode we're chatting with Professor Emeritus, Dr. David Kelton, from the Ontario Veterinary College's Department of Population Medicine about infectious diseases in dairy cattle, biosecurity measures, bulk milk tank testing and management practices to minimize risk and spread of diseases.