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Amanda Armstrong

BSc (Agr.), MSc

Profile

Amanda Armstrong is PhD candidate in the Department of Population Medicine at the OVC. She completed an Animal Science degree from Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture, where her honour’s project investigated animal care on dairy farms in Eastern Canada. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, she moved to England where she worked on an organic dairy farm for 6 months to gain experience at the farm level. After returning from England she completed her Masters of Science in Animal Welfare and Behaviour at the University of Guelph investigating a focus farms approach to motivate dairy farmers to improve animal care and welfare.

Amanda is very excited to be working alongside Dr. David Kelton investigating the characterization and resolution of hock, knee, and neck injuries on dairy cattle.

Research Interests

  • Dairy Cattle Welfare
  • Dairy Health Management
  • Epidemiology
  • Animal welfare
  • Animal behaviour