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2012

G. Zobel, D.M. Weary, K. Leslie, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Effects of dry-off management on behaviour and milk leakage in dairy cattle.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network, Montréal, Canada, 2012.

A.K. Barrientos, D.M. Weary, E. Galo, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Cow comfort in dry lots: lameness, leg injuries and lying times on dairy farms in Texas and New Mexico.
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA, 2012.

J. M. Huzzey, J. A. Fregonesi, M. A. G. von Keyserlingk, and D. M. Weary.
Changes in feeding and social behavior when dietary experience does not match expectation: Effects of spatial and temporal variation in feed quality.
Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium, Guelph, ON, Canada, 2012.

M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, C.A. Schuppli, & D.M. Weary
Online engagement on contentious issues in dairying: Should dairy cows have access to pasture?
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA, 2012.

H.W. Neave, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M Weary
Pain and pessimism: dairy calves show negative bias in judgment task following hot-iron disbudding
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA, 2012.

B.A. Ventura, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, C.A. Schuppli, and D.M Weary
Web forums as a method for engagement on contentious issues in dairying: Should dairy calves be separated from the cow within the first few hours after birth?
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA, 2012.

Animal Welfare Program
Group housing improves calf performance
30th Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2012.

Animal Welfare Program
The effects of pasture on cow preference, lameness and milk production
30th Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2012.

Animal Welfare Program
Forage for milk-fed calves
30th Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2012.

Animal Welfare Program
Should we provide pain relief for disbudding and dehorning dairy calves? 
30th Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2012.

C. Moody, B. Chua, I.J. Makowska, and D.M. Weary
Assessing various carbon dioxide flow rates to minimize distress during laboratory mouse euthanasia
51st Annual CALAS Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, 2012.

2011

A.K. Barrientos, D.M. Weary, K. Ito, E. Galo, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Benchmarking freestall farms in North America
29th Annuam Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2011.

G.B. Bond, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, G. Zobel, and D.M. Weary
Benchmarking calf health and growth on BC farms
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 2011.

L.K.M. Collings, D.M. Weary, N. Chapinal, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Temporal feed restriction and overstocking increase competition for feed by dairy cattle
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 2011.

A. De Paula Vieira, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
The ‘auntie’ effect: presence of an older companion reduces calf responses to weaning
5th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level, Guelph, Canada, 2011.

S. Dubois
Will “welfare bears” be forced into a life of crime and violence?
The Wildlife Society Conference, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 2011.

K. Schirmann, N. Chapinal, D.M. Weary, W. Heuwieser, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Rumination behavior and its relationship to feeding behavior in Holstein dairy cows prepartum
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 2011.

L.A. Vickers, D.M. Weary, D.M. Veira, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Effects of a high forage diet prepartum on feeding behavior in dairy cattle
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 2011.

L.A. Vickers, A. Nadalin, and D.M. Veira
Effects of cold pasteurizing colostrum with formic acid on bacteria count and calf IgG absorption
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 2011.

M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, E. Galo, S. Gable, and D.M. Weary
A new model for corporate driven animal welfare assessments: benchmarking cow comfort as a service for dairy farmers.
5th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level, Guelph, Canada, 2011.

D. Wong, I.J. Makowska, and D.M. Weary
Comparing rat aversion to isoflurane and carbon dioxide
8th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Montreal, Canada, 2011.

2010

A.K. Barrientos, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Motivation to walk affects speed but not gait score in dairy cattle
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, 2010.

T.V. Camiloti, J.A. Fregonesi, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Dairy calf preferences for dry bedding 
10th ISAE North American Regional Meeting, Pullman, USA, 2010.

L.K.M. Collings, K.L. Proudfoot, and D.M. Veira
The effects of feeding untreated and formic acid treated colostrum ad libitum on intake and immunoglobulin levels in dairy calves
45th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2010.

S. Dubois and D. Fraser
Exploring “humane” dimensions of wildlife 
Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management Conference, Revelstoke, Canada, 2011.

K. Ito, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Lying and standing behavior on farms using deep-bedded versus mattress freestalls
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, 2010.

M.A. Khan, D.M. Weary, D.M. Veira, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Effects of hay intake on calves fed high volumes of milk
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, 2010.

A. Martendal, R. Sommavilla, O.A. Dalla Costa, and M.J. Hotzel
The development of ingestive and social behavior of piglets under confinement and outdoors
10th ISAE North American Regional Meeting, Pullman, USA, 2010.

E.H. Ormandy, C.A. Schuppli, G. Griffin, and D.M. Weary
Views on the use of animals in science: effects of regulation
Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA) Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, 2010.

E.H. Ormandy, C.A. Schuppli, G. Griffin, and D.M. Weary
Public views on the use of animals in science
Universities Federation of Animal Welfare (UFAW) Symposium, York, UK, 2010.

K.L. Proudfoot, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Weaning dairy cows to a new diet: the effectiveness of a gradual dry-off procedure
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, 2010.

L.A. Vickers, D.M. Weary, D.M. Veira, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Effects of a low energy diet prepartum on subclinical ketosis in dairy cattle
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, 2010.

2009

L. Baker
Personality composition in a translocated population of the endangered species of kangaroo rat, Dipodomys stephensi 
31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, France, 2009.

T.F. Borderas, J. Rushen, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and A.M. de Passillé
Changes in feeding behavior of group-housed calves associated with illness
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

N. Chapinal, A.M. de Passillé, J. Rushen, and S. Wagner
Automated detection of lameness in dairy cows using measurement of weight distribution and activity
42nd Annual Convention of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Omaha, USA, 2009.

N. Chapinal, A.M. de Passillé, D.M. Weary, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and J. Rushen
Using gait score and lying behavior to detect hoof lesions in cows
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

A. de Paula Vieira, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Effects of pair versus single housing on calf development
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

K. Ito, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Measuring lying behavior of dairy cows
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

K. Ito, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, S.J. LeBlanc, and D.M. Weary
Extreme lying behaviors are associated with lameness in dairy cows
44th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Boise, USA, 2009.

K. Ito, A. Barrientos, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Cow comfort and lameness on British Columbia dairy farms
27th Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2009.

A.M. MacRae, M. Haulena, and D. Fraser
A comparison of two commonly fed diets used for hand-reared harbor seals (Phoca vitulina)
International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, San Antonio, USA, 2009. (1st PRIZE)

A.M. MacRae, M. Haulena, and D. Fraser
The provision of supplementary heat for hand-raised harbour seal pups (Phoca vitulina)
18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Quebec City, Canada, 2009.

I.J. Makowska, L. Vickers, J. Mancell, and D.M. Weary
Evaluating methods of gas euthanasia for laboratory mice
7th World Congress on Alternatives & Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Rome, Italy, 2009.

E.H. Ormandy, C.A. Schuppli, and D.M. Weary
Regulation increases people’s willingness to support the use of animals in research
7th World Congress on Alternatives & Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Rome, Italy, 2009.

K.L. Proudfoot, J. Nocek, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Does enzymatically hydrolyzed yeast affect the feeding behavior and immune function in early lactation dairy cows?
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

K.L. Proudfoot, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Can milk production or feeding behavior serve as an early indicator of mastitis?
44th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Boise, USA, 2009. (2nd PRIZE)

L.J. Reich, D.M. Veira, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Effects of wet bedding on lying behavior of dairy cows
44th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Boise, USA, 2009. (3rd PRIZE)

K Schirmann, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, D.M. Veira, D.M. Weary, and W. Heuwieser
Validation of a system for monitoring rumination in dairy cows
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

K Schirmann, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, D.M. Veira, D.M. Weary, and W. Heuwieser
Validation of a system for monitoring rumination in dairy cows
44th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Boise, USA, 2009.

C.A. Schuppli, C. Molento, and D.M. Weary
Public support for the use of animals in research: effects of genetic modification and number of animals used
7th World Congress on Alternatives & Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Rome, Italy, 2009.

L.A. Vickers, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, D.M. Veira, D.M. Weary, and W. Heuwieser
Comparison of rectal and vaginal body temperatures in lactating dairy cows
ADSA/CSAS/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

K. Walker, J.A. Mellish, and D.M. Weary
Behavioral responses of juvenile Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) following hot-iron branding
18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Quebec City, Canada, 2009.

J.M. Wittrock, K.L. Proudfoot, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Metritis causes long term decreases in the milk production of multiparous Holstein dairy cows
44th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Boise, USA, 2009.

2008

T.F. Borderas, A.M. de Passillé, and J. Rushen
Temperature preferences and feed level of newborn dairy calf. 
42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin, Ireland, 2008.

T.F. Borderas, A.M. de Passillé, and J. Rushen
Sickness behaviour induced with low doses of lipopolysaccharides in dairy calves. 
29th World Veterinary Congress, Vancouver, Canada, 2008.

N. Chapinal, A. Barrientos, C. Goldhawk, A.M. de Passillé, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, D.M. Weary, and J. Rushen
Does overnight access to pasture reduce lameness in dairy cows? 
42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin, Ireland, 2008.

N. Chapinal, A.M. de Passillé, and J. Rushen
Automated detection of lameness in dairy through measures of weight distribution. 
26th Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2008.

C. Goldhawk, N. Chapinal, D.M. Veira, J. Rushen, A.M. de Passillé, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Effect of overnight pasture on metritis and milk production of transition cows. 
ADSA/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, USA, 2008.

C. Goldhawk, N. Chapinal, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Changes in feeding behaviour identify cows at risk for subclinical ketosis. 
43rd Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Tacoma, USA, 2008. (1st PRIZE)

A. MacRae and D. Fraser
A comparison of two commonly fed diets for hand-reared neonatal harbour seals (Phoca vitulina). 
43rd Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Tacoma, USA, 2008. (3rd PRIZE)

I.J. Makowska and D.M. Weary
Inhalant anaesthetics as an alternative to CO2 euthanasia. 
42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin, Ireland, 2008. (2nd PRIZE)

E.H. Ormandy, C.A. Schuppli, and D.M. Weary
Changing patterns in the use of research animals vs. public attitudes: Potential conflict. 
International GE3LS Symposium: Navigating the Changing Landscape. Calgary, Canada. (1st PRIZE)

K.L. Proudfoot, J.M. Huzzey, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
The effect of dystocia on the feeding and standing behaviour of Holstein dairy cows. 
42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin, Ireland, 2008.

K.L. Proudfoot, D.M. Veira, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
The effect of competition on the behavior of transition Holstein dairy cows. 
43rd AnnualPacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Tacoma, USA, 2008. (2nd PRIZE)

K.L. Proudfoot, J.M. Huzzey, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
The effect of dystocia on the feeding and standing behavior of Holstein dairy cows. 
43rd Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Tacoma, USA, 2008.

B.C. Sweeney, J. Rushen, D.M. Weary, and A.M. de Passillé
Optimal weaning strategies for high-milk-fed dairy calves. 
42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin, Ireland, 2008.

2007

T. DeVries, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Feed bunk design and management. 
25th Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2007.

T. DeVries, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Free stall design and management. 
25th Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2007.

I.J. Makowska, L. Niel, R.K. Kirkden, and D.M. Weary
Rats show aversion to argon over a range of flow rates. 
41st International Congress of the ISAE, Merida, Mexico, 2007. (2nd PRIZE)

E.H. Ormandy, C.A. Schuppli, D. Jeffery, and D.M. Weary
Losing ground on the 3Rs: A bibliometric analysis of changing patterns in animal use. 
6th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences. Tokyo, Japan, 2007.

K.A. Walker
Marine mammal marking techniques: a critical review of the effects. 
17th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Cape Town, South Africa, 2007.

2006

L. Baird, C.P. Machado, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M Weary
Effects of access to pasture before calving on hoof pathologies in dairy cattle after calving. 
14th International Symposium on Lameness in Ruminants, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, 2006.

T. DeVries, K. Ito, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Effects of milk allowance and age on meal patterning of dairy calves.
40th International Congress of the ISAE, Bristol, UK, 2006.

M. Dorigo, D.M. Veira, D.M. Weary, and M.A.G von Keyserlingk
Effects of pain due to lameness on feeding and standing behaviour in dairy cattle: responses to ketoprofen. 
14th International Symposium on Lameness in Ruminants, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, 2006.

F. Flower, A.M. de Passillé, D.M. Weary, D. Sanderson, and J. Rushen
Case studies on the effect of sole ulcers on kinematic measures of dairy cow gait. 
14th International Symposium on Lameness in Ruminants, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, 2006.

F. Flower, M. Sedlbauer, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Effects of pain due to lameness on cow gait: a dose-dependent response to ketoprofen. 

K. Ito, T. DeVries, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Effects of age and milk allowance on responses to abrupt weaning in dairy calves.
ADSA/ASAS joint meeting, Minneapolis, USA, 2006.

K.L. Proudfoot, M.A.G von Keyserlingk, D.M. Veira, and D.M. Weary
Changes in standing behaviour identify cows at risk for digital and interdigital dermatitis. 
14th International Symposium on Lameness in Ruminants, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, 2006.

C.A. Schuppli, D.M. Weary, and H. Longstaff
Multiple uses of pigs: can they help to inform us about people’s attitudes towards animal use and genetic modification? 
GELS Workshop, Vancouver, Canada, 2006.

R. Valizaheh, D.M. Veira, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Behavioural responses of dairy cows to dry off procedures. 
40th International Congress of the ISAE, Bristol, UK, 2006.

A. Vieira, V. Guesdon, A.M. de Passillé, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Hunger behaviour in dairy calves. 
40th International Congress of the ISAE, Bristol, UK, 2006.

G. Zobel, K.S. Schwartzkopf-Genswein, B.M.A. Genswein, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Competitive interactions in feedlot beef cattle and their impact on feeding behaviour. 
40th International Congress of the ISAE, Bristol, UK, 2006.

G. Zobel, K.S. Schwartzkopf-Genswein, D.M. Veira, B.M.A. Genswein, A.M. Zobel, D.J. Gibb, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk
Beef feedlot cattle prefer more forage in their ration when given a choice. 
41st Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2006. (1st PRIZE)

2005

T. DeVries, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and K.A. Beauchemin
Effect of feeding frequency on the quality of TMR available throughout the day.
23rd Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2005.

L. Niel, D.M. Weary, and S. Stewart
Does carbon dioxide euthanasia cause distress in rats? 
44th Annual CALAS Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, 2005.

K. O’Driscoll, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Drinking and competitive behaviour of dairy calves following introduction into a group pen.
23rd Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2005.

C.A. Schuppli and D. Fraser
Improving the effectiveness of research ethics committees. 
5th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Berlin, Germany, 2005.

2004

L. Baird, L. Filo, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, D.M. Weary, and K. Beauchemin
Heel erosion in dairy cattle.  
22nd Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2004.

T. DeVries, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Higher stocking rates reduce feeding time.  
22nd Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2004.

M. Drissler, M. Gaworski, C. Tucker, and D.M. Weary
Effects of freestall maintenance on lying time. 
22nd Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2004.

F.C. Flower, D.J. Sanderson, and D.M. Weary
Hoof injuries and gait characteristics in dairy cattle. 
22nd Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2004.

J.A. Fregonesi, C. Tucker, D.M. Weary, and C. Winckler
Higher stocking rates reduce lying time. 
22nd Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2004.

J.M. Huzzey, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and D.M. Weary
Behavioural changes in dairy cows during the transition period.
 39th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Seattle, USA, 2004.

S. Neveux, A.M. de Passillé, D.M. Weary, and J. Rushen
Detecting lameness in dairy cows. 
22nd Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2004.

L. Niel and D.M. Weary
Rats show aversion to a gradually increasing concentration of carbon dioxide. 
38th International Congress of the ISAE, Helsinki, Finland, 2004.

G. Urton, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, A. Vieira, and D.M. Weary
Feeding behaviour identifies dairy cows at risk for metritis.
38th International Congress of the ISAE, Helsinki, Finland, 2004.

R. Valizaheh, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, D.M. Veira, D.M. Weary, and J.M. Huzzey
Behavioural responses of dairy cows to dry-off procedures.
39th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Seattle, USA, 2004.

2003

T. DeVries, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, D. M. Weary, and K.A. Beauchemin
Feeding behavior of dairy cows at peak lactation.
ADSA/ASAS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA, 2003.

T. DeVries
Do your cows eat what you are feeding them? 
21st Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2003.

F. Langford, U. Burstyn, L. Fisher, J. Shelford, and D.M. Weary
Feeding waste milk to calves and antibiotic resistance. 
21st Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2003.

L. Mowbray, T. Vittie, C.B. Tucker, and D.M. Weary
Stall surface affects hock lesions.
21st Annual Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Canada, 2003.

L. Niel, D. Weary, and D. Fraser
Carbon dioxide euthanasia: mice and rats show different behavioural responses. 
37th International Congress of the ISAE, Abano Therme, Italy, 2003.

G. Urton,  M.A.G von Keyserlingk, D.M. Weary, and A. Vieira
Feeding behaviour identifies dairy cows at risk for metritis. 
38th Annual Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Portland, USA, 2003. (1st PRIZE)

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