Feed Additives: Impact on Profitability According to Feed Conversion Rate

(Tool available in French only)“THIS TOOL IS CURRENTLY UNDER MAINTENANCE. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCES.” This decision-making  tool, developed by the CDPQ, lets you estimate the cost of a new additive by comparing the price of...
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Software Apllication Program - Nutrient excretion calculator

Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec (the Quebec pork producers association) gave the Centre de développement du porc du Québec inc. (CDPQ) (Quebec Centre for Swine Development) the mandate to develop an application based on feed balance figures, to...
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$imule-PRRS

The $imul–PRRS spreadsheet aims to provide an estimate of the financial impact of PRRS on farms in a specific zone. The targeted users are the PRRS Area Regional Control and Elimination (ARC&E) committees.   To...
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$imul-Lysine

$imul-Lysine is a practical implement designed specifically for specialists in swine nutrition. It enables users to estimate the impact of a change in lysine intake on subsequent animal performance: average daily gain, feed efficiency, lean yield. By...
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$imul-Grading

$imul-Grading enables users to simulate the impact on market revenue of a change in slaughter data characteristics. Users can import their own data or generate data to obtain a realistic distribution of slaughter data. Among other things, this data...
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Tool Box – Start a PRRS ARC&E Project

Do you want to start a PRRS virus Area Regional Control and Elimination (ARC&E) project? Give your project a head start with the help of these documents. PRRS–ARC&E project - Phase 1 - Development and implementation of local action...
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$imul-Lot

Techno-economic simulation of shipments of pigs and pig grading performances $imul-lot lets users estimate the impact of several types of livestock management strategies on techno-economic performances. Management consultants and technical advisers in...
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Analysis Tool – Effectiveness of New or Existing Loading Facility

Note: available in French only   CDPQ developed a diagnostic tool for loading facilities and the handling of pigs at loading. This tool lets users evaluate all parameters that can directly or indirectly affect the loading process...
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Reconciliation Tool – Purchased Feedstuffs and On-Farm Manufactured Feed

This calculation tool helps reconcile the purchases of basic feedstuffs (ingredients) and the volumes of on-farm manufactured mix (feed). It also makes it easier to trace the source of any gaps and make the necessary corrections. If there is one...
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Energy Efficiency: a Tool to Assess your Costs

CDPQ developed this on-farm audit method, to facilitate improvement in the energy efficiency of swine buildings. Training is needed in order to fully master this tool. *Tool in French only.Financial Partner This tool was developed with the...
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On-Farm Biogas - Guide

This guide is intended to provide a decision support tool for use in the analysis of on-farm biogas projects. It is designed to give consultants and producers a general idea of the potential of on-farm biogas production.*Guide in French only.
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Opti-Weight: Software for Slaughter Weight Assessment

Opti-weight aims to help producers and advisors assess the impact of a change in slaughter weight on profitability. This tool has been developed by the Centre de développement du porc du Québec inc. (CDPQ) with a financial contribution from the...
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Tool for Adjusting Performances in the Growing/Finishing Phase

This web-based tool will help you adjust feed conversion and average daily gain at various weights.
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Suggested Matings

The suggested matings software is a selection tool to facilitate the choice of matings in the purebred or hybrid herd. For optimal use of the software, participants must: submit herd management data to CDPQ monthly establish selection goals...
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