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The Centre de développement du porc du Québec inc. (CDPQ) is a centre of expertise that contributes to the vitality of the Quebec pork sector through its services, knowledge transfer activities and involvement in several research and development projects.

Get tools to make better farming decisions
  • Software Application Program - Nutrient excretion calculator : Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec (the Quebec pork producers...>>

  • $imule-PRRS : The $imul–PRRS spreadsheet aims to provide an estimate...>>

  • $imul-Lysine : $imul-Lysine is a practical implement designed specifically for...>>

  • $imul-Grading : $imul-Grading enables users to simulate the impact on market...>>

  • $imul-Lot : Techno-economic simulation of shipments of pigs and pig grading...>>

  • Analysis Tool – Effectiveness of New or Existing Loading Facility : Note: available in French only   CDPQ developed a diagnostic...>>

  • Reconciliation Tool – Purchased Feedstuffs and On-Farm Manufactured Feed : This calculation tool helps reconcile the purchases of basic...>>

  • Energy Efficiency: a Tool to Assess your Costs : CDPQ developed this on-farm audit method, to facilitate...>>

  • On-Farm Biogas - Guide : This guide is intended to provide a decision support tool for use...>>

  • Opti-Weight: Software for Slaughter Weight Assessment : Opti-weight aims to help producers and advisors assess the impact...>>

  • Tool for Adjusting Performances in the Growing/Finishing Phase : This web-based tool will help you adjust feed conversion and...>>

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Check out our research projects
  • Thematic video clips related to advisory services and management points in cattle production>>

  • Knowledge transfer symposium in pig production>>

  • Development agent to promote consultation through the coordination of the work of the research, development and knowledge transfer (RDT...>>

  • Impact of feeding strategy in gestating sows on the performance of their offspring>>

  • Evaluation of the environmental, agronomic and economic performance of an automated environmental control system for buildings using...>>

  • Training on climate change adaptation and GHG reduction in pig production>>

  • Analysis of the feeding behavior of growing pigs and its relationship to energy efficiency and social interactions>>

  • Impact of precision feeding and the “bump feeding” strategy during gestation on performance, productivity and longevity of sows>>

  • Technical-economic study and development of a decision-making tool related to the area of farrowing pens and new elevator pens in Quebec...>>

  • Bone densitometry: an agronomic performance assessment tool for sustainable pig and poultry production>>

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Watch our activities
Paris, February 6-7, 2018
The CDPQ participates in the Swine Research days in Paris - The 50th Swine Research days (JRP) were held this year, coorganized by the IFIP and INRA. This annual conference, involving all actors of the swine research and development industry, was held on Fe... >>
Dallas, Texas, March 1-4 2014
AASV - 45th annual meeting - Posters availables - CDPQ have participated at the event with 3 posters:Innovative air filtration strategies at the exhaust fans of a quarantine buildingCollaborative information system for PRRS management: from farm t... >>

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What's new
September 28, 2022
Video of our research and education sow barn in Armagh - Watch our new video about our Research and Education Sow Barn! You will see our facilities and equipment in... >>
April 22, 2021
Biosecurity Training Videos available on the Canadian Pork Council Website - 15 videos developed by the CCP are available at the following address:>>
February 17, 2021
Our research and training maternity barn in project mode! - Our research and training maternity barn in project mode!   Are you considering a research project... >>

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