Animal Behavior & Well-Being I

Tuesday, July 22, 2014: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
2505B (Kansas City Convention Center)
Heather M. Dann
2:15 PM
Effect of concentrate feeder design on feeding behavior in holstein bulls fed high-concentrate diets
Marçal Verdu, IRTA-Department Ruminant Production; Alex Bach, Department of Ruminant Production, IRTA; Maria Devant, IRTA - Department of Ruminant Production
2:30 PM
The Effect of Respiratory Disease on Lying Behavior in Holstein Dairy Calves
Theresa L Ollivett, University of Guelph; Ken E Leslie, University of Guelph; Daryl V Nydam, Cornell University, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences; Todd F Duffield, University of Guelph; Gosia Zobel, University of British Columbia; Joanne Hewson, University of Guelph; David F Kelton, Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
2:45 PM
Freestall housing during the dry period altered lying time but did not affect milk quality or energy balance compared to pasture
Randi A Black, University of Tennessee; Heather M. Dann, William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute; Peter D Krawczel, University of Tennessee
3:00 PM
Health of Dairy Calves When Using Automated Feeders in the Midwest USA
Matt Jorgensen, University of Minnesota; Amber Adams Progar, University of Minnesota; Sandra Godden, University of Minnesota; Hugh Chester-Jones, University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center; Jeff Rushen, University of British Columbia; Anne Marie de Passille, University of British Columbia; Marcia I. Endres, University of Minnesota
3:15 PM
Effect of heat retaining covers on calf hutch temperature during cold weather
Jade A Haberman, Texas A&M University; Theodore H Friend, Texas A&M University; Wade R Binion, Texas A&M University
3:30 PM
Modeling the effect of reflective film calf hutch covers on reducing heat loss
Wade R Binion, Texas A&M University; Theodore H Friend, Texas A&M University