Artificial intelligence in the barn

Published: 2 April 2024

Imagine cows roaming freely in a barn equipped with cameras and sensors linked to artificial intelligence in a system that predicts their mood and lifespan. Implementing such a system is the...

New research will look at dairy welfare and technology

Published: 3 July 2023

A new research collaboration at McGill University and the University of Quebec in Montreal will explore the role of artificial intelligence in promoting dairy cattle welfare....

Joint Chair aims to leverage AI and IoT to improve animal welfare in Canadian dairy farms

Published: 19 April 2023

McGill University and the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) announced today the creation of the Research and Innovation Chair in Animal Welfare and Artificial Intelligence (WELL-E). The five...

Herd of fugitive cows frustrates tiny village in Canada

Published: 7 December 2022

A herd of approximately two dozen heifers spooked during a thunderstorm has been wandering through the countryside east of Montreal since July. All attempts to capture the heifers have fallen short...

Vasseur leading change in dairy industry

Published: 29 April 2022

Canadian dairy experts are rethinking their approach to the industry, now recommending that cows have more freedom of movement in order to improve their well-being....

Vasseur: improving the lives of dairy cows

Published: 23 February 2022

Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, is co-chair of the scientific committee that participated in the development of the new Canadian standards that will require Canadian dairy farmers...

Food for Thought: What is coming for livestock farming?

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 17:30to18:30

Our annual Food for Thought Public Lecture Series is entering its 22nd season of bringing timely science topics to the community: our neighbours, alumni, students, staff and faculty!...

When the cows come home, how long will they stay?

Published: 4 May 2016

  In the barn with McGill’s new NSERC Industrial Research Chair on Sustainable Life of Dairy Cattle

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