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.

This is a far cry from how dairy farms currently maintain their herds, especially in Quebec. As such, the “Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle”, a reference tool for Canadian dairy producers, is currently under revision.
McGill professor Elsa Vasseur (AnSci), co-chair of the scientific committee that developed the new Canadian requirements, explains her research in a recent episode of La Semaine Verte.

See the full video in La Semaine Verte



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