Comfort and Welfare

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  • Ruiz-González, A., Álvarez-Chávez, E., Carranza-Díaz, A.K., Dupont-Fortin, B., Palacios, J.H., Godbout, S., Fournel, S. 2024. Providing indoor and outdoor exercise to dairy cows : Assessment of effluent properties and gas emissions. Biosystems Engineering 238: 157-174.  
  • Aigueperse, N., Boyer, V., Vasseur, E. 2023. How outing conditions relate to the motivation of movement-restricted cattle to access and outdoor exercise yard. Behavioural Processes 213: 104957.
  • Álvarez-Chávez, E., Godbout, S., Généreux, M., Côté, C., Rousseau, A.N., Fournel, S. 2024. Treatment of cow manure from exercise pens: A laboratory-scale study of the effect of air injection on conventional and alternative biofilters. Journal of Environmental Management 350 :119637.
  • Alvarez-Chavez, E., Godbout, S., Brassard, P., Rousseau, A. N. & Fournel, S. 2022. Performance of various filtering media for the treatment of cow manure from exercise pens – A laboratory study. Water, 14(12): 1912.
  • Tonooka, J.M., Vasseur, E., Villettaz Robichaud, M. 2022. Graduate Student Literature Review: What is known about the eliminative behaviors of dairy cattle? J. Dairy Sci. 105(7): 6307-6317.