Evaluation of the different alternatives available for the identification of pigs for slaughter


Article Porc Québec, juin 2020
Rapport final

Meat Quality and Technical Services

Aim / objectives:
The main objective of the project is to assess whether there are alternatives available for the identification of pigs for slaughter, ensuring the traceability of the product, from farm to table. To do this, the following activities will be carried out:
  • Development of a literature review on the tattooing technique, the different techniques for identifying slaughter pigs and possible alternatives;
  • Consultations with slaughterhouses and producers to present and select the alternatives with the best potential.

Marie-Pier Lachance (Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec), Éric Pouliot (Olymel S.E.N.C.), Stéphanie Poitras (Aliments Asta), François Cardinal (Groupe Robitaille), producteurs de porc et Martin Archambault (Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec)
Project Manager:
Marie-Pierre Fortier
CDPQ Team:
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