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

Most of Canada’s milk comes from Quebec and Ontario, but until recently, no academic research position was dedicated to dairy welfare in Quebec. Prof. Elsa Vasseur is changing that. As the newly appointed Industrial Research Chair in Sustainable Life of [Dairy] Cattle, she is launching a five-year longitudinal study based at the dairy farm on McGill’s Macdonald Campus. “The dairy industry wanted someone here, who could really focus on the reality in the Eastern part of Canada.”

Read more in the McGill Reporter

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