March 13, 2018

Two new video clips on sow group housing are now available!

In these clips, we discuss sleeping area improvement strategies as well as enrichment using toys/objects. Producers reflect on their experience with these concepts after testing them in their organisation.  ' For more information and to watch...

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February 22, 2018

Videos from workshop on the transition and management of group sow housing

An information workshop on the transition of herds to group sow housing was held in Drummondville last Fall. This workshop was designed for producers or actors of the swine industry who wanted to discuss or learn more on the subject. Experts on the...

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February 22, 2018

The CDPQ participates in the Swine Research days in Paris

Our senior manager in data analysis and evaluation, Patrick Gagnon, was there to present the results from a research project conducted at the Deschambault swine station about individual water consumption in growing hogs. ' For more information...

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January 22, 2018

The CDPQ is now a member of QuébecInnove!

QuébecInnove encompasses more than a hundred organizations active in the field of research and innovation, particularly SMEs, to better meet their needs in terms of research and innovation.  ' For more information, visit the website:  'https...

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January 15, 2018

Impact of floor type on odor emissions in swine production : results

This project has demonstrated that new-generation pig barns (with 2/3 or more of the floor surface area being composed of slats) emit less odors than older barns (with 1/3 or less of the floor surface area being composed of slats).  ' In addition...

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January 10, 2018

Finding solutions to control boar taint in pork meat

A project from the Canadian Center for Swine Improvement was conducted at the Deschambault swine evaluation station, one of its objectives being to find alternative solutions to castration to control boar taint in Canadian pork meat. This project...

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January 10, 2018

The nutritional balance sheet, a reliable agronomic tool to estimate phosphorus emissions

In the December issue of Porc Québec, you will find an article presenting the results from our research project on the validation of the nutritional balance sheet method to estimate phosphorus emissions in hogs. This agronomic tool, well-known for its...

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December 18, 2017

Modifications to the new section on our website – WIKIS & Specialized Sites

Our &ldquo'Wikis&rdquo' section has been renamed &ldquo'Wikis and specialized sites&rdquo'. In addition to our "'Wikis"' type sites developed according to the well-known "'Wikipedia"' web template, this section will also include...

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December 14, 2017

Centre for the transfer of research on monogastric nutrition: new web platform!

The CDPQ, a partner responsible for communicating results on behalf of the research chair in pig and poultry alternative feeding strategies, has recently launched a brand new web platform designed to present projects and publications originating from...

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December 5, 2017

Research chair in pig and poultry alternative feeding strategies: a systemic approach for sustainable development

On Friday, December 1, 2017 a press conference took place at Laval University to officially announce that a research chair in pig and poultry alternative feeding strategies has been established and will be held by Dr. Marie-Pierre Létourneau Montminy. ...

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