Develop Ventilation Concepts That Would Enable a Reduction in the Flow of air Required During Summer in Maternity and Grow/Finish Facilities


Final Report (French)
Feature - Porc Québec magazine (French)
Information sheet (French)

Building and livestock management

Aim / objectives:

Develop and test concepts of ventilation in maternity and finishing to minimize the airflow required during warm periods without affecting livestock performances and animal well-being. The ultimate goal is to reduce the costs associated with the implementation of air filtration systems inside Maternity and Farrow-to-Finish swine barns.

Project Manager:
Francis Pouliot
CDPQ Team:
Valérie Dufour; Marie-Aude Ricard; Joël Rivest; Marie-Josée Turgeon; agroeconomists