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- ItemImpact of Riding in Rollkur-posture on Welfare of Performance Horses(2008-12-09T19:55:40Z) Millman, S.T.; Merkies, K.; Shoveller, A.K.; Keeling, L.J.; Duncan, I.J.H.; Von Borstel, U.Objectives: To determine 1) if horses will show differences in stress responses as measured by heart rate and behavior when ridden in Rollkur as compared to regular collections and 2) if they show preferences between the two riding styles when given the choice.
- ItemAn Evaluation of a Ad Libitum Acidified Milk-Feeding Program on the Growth, Development and General Health of Dairy Calves.(2008-12-09T19:50:34Z) Anderson, N.; DeVries, T.J.; Leslie, K.E.This research program will consist of four parts: An intensive controlled trial to evaluate differences in growth and general health of calves managed under one of the three milk feeding programs; Compare anatomoical development for calves from each feeding system; A field evaluation of ad libitum acidified milk feeding and traditional feeding systems on Ontario dairy operations; Information from this research program will be used to complete an economic analysis and a partial budget, within the dairy industry.
- ItemDemonstration and Research on Reverse Osmosis (RO) Technology in a State of the Art Maple Production Facility(2008-12-09T19:46:46Z) Sydor, M.; Chajkowski, T.; Lachance, S.Objective: To determine the use of the RO unit and collect performance data of the RO unit; To estimate economic and environmental energy savings through fuel, electricity and hourly use measurements; To monitor the performance of the RO unit for several years.
- ItemBedding Management and Low-risk Methods for the Sustainable Control of Insect and Mite Pests and Diseases in Livestock Production(2008-12-09T19:41:36Z) Floate, K.; Tikofsky, L.; Fisher, J.; Sharpe, P.; Lachance, S.Objective: Control or repel arthropod parasites and pest insects using biological and low-risk methods that are economically beneficial to farmers, and develop/improve recommendations within a sustainable external parasite control program.
- ItemEffect of Level of Corn Silage and Growth Rate of Pre-pubertal Heifers on Milk Production and Longevity(2008-12-09T19:22:43Z) Dow, Blair; Del Cid, J.P.; McKnight, D.R.; Morgan, J.J.; Sharpe, P.H.Objective: To study the effects of pre-pubertal: growth rate, corn silage level on lifetime performance of the dairy cow.