Improvement and adaptation of facilities and equipment for loading finisher pigs according to the new Quebec animal production guidelines


Status:
Completed

Diagnostic tool for loading facilities (French)
Information sheet – design criteria and livestock handling norms (French)
Powerpoint presentation (French)
Feature - Porc Québec magazine (French)
 

Expertise:
Building and livestock management

Aim / objectives:
Design a tool that will enable producers and advisers to solve problems related to facilities and equipment for loading finisher pigs
Improve the efficiency and the adaptation of facilities and equipment for loading pigs taking into account the animal transport equipment, good biosecurity practices and new livestock management guidelines.

Project Manager:
Francis Pouliot
CDPQ Team:
Sébastien Turcotte; Hélène Fecteau