Animal Care Is Our Business

Dairy farming is more than just a job – it's a labour of love. Canadian dairy farmers work closely with their cows every day and are committed to the highest standards of animal care. Find out what makes us leaders in cow comfort and care.

Our Commitment to Animal Care

Highlights

  • When you love working with animals, providing the best possible care comes naturally.
  • Here’s how Canadian dairy farmers are helping their animals thrive.
A Team of Experts

A Team of Experts

When it comes to their cows, dairy farmers are the experts. But did you know that farmers also work with other experts to ensure the health of the herd? Veterinarians, who help keep cows healthy and treat sick cows. Cow nutrition experts, who test and formulate the cows’ feed to ensure animals are receiving proper nutrition. Farm advisors and other specialists, who work closely with the farmer to ensure cow comfort.

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Cow Comfort

Cow Comfort

Our cows are our dairy queens, and their comfort and care are our top priority. From basics like barns and bedding, to giving them the royal treatment with brushes and pedicures, find out what we do to make our cows comfortable.

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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

It only takes about 10 minutes to milk a cow, and cows are usually milked twice a day. So how do dairy cows spend the rest of their day? Answer: eating, sleeping, resting, socializing, grooming, and chewing – lots and lots of chewing!

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Setting the standard

Setting the Standard

Canadian dairy farmers follow the highest standards of animal care. All dairy farmers in Canada must adhere to the proAction requirements, which outline high standards for everything from housing and feed to medical care and training.

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