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Global leaders in advancing dairy

Dairy at Guelph is a network of over 60 faculty and 120 graduate students and postdocs at the University of Guelph from many subjects. As a research centre, Dairy at Guelph creates collaborative opportunities to discover, develop and implement new best practices in dairy production and foods, with support from industry leaders and government. This global leadership has earned the University of Guelph the title of Canada’s Dairy University. 

Enhancing research in 10 key areas

Dairy at Guelph enhances the accomplishments and recognition of dairy-related research at the University of Guelph in 10 key areas:

  • Animal nutrition
  • Product development and food safety
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Animal health
  • Human health and nutrition
  • Economics, consumer choices and marketing
  • Genetics and genomics
  • Behaviour and welfare
  • Reproduction

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Meet our researchers

Dr. Ken Leslie

Professor Emeritus/Emerita (University)   |   DVM, MSc

Dr. Leslie retired in 2011, after 34 years on faculty in the Department of Population Medicine. His career responsibilities involved teaching, research and extension education of dairy health management programs. Dr. Leslie originated the Dairy Health Management Certificate Program, which has provided detailed training for more than 100 dairy practitioners, and continues to be held each spring as an annual extension education conference. Through all of these efforts, his primary objective has been to foster awareness and interest in the implementation of progressive health management programs for the dairy industry. Visit Dr. Leslie webpage.

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