Comparison of methods for determining lysine requirements and assessment of the zootechnical, economic and environmental impacts in heavy-weight finisher pigs


Final report (French)

Management and Economics | Feeding and animal nutrition

Aim / objectives:
Compare two feeding programs created according to methods of identifying different needs for lysine and gauge the impacts on performances, nitrogen excretion of heavy-weight finisher pigs and also on production costs.

Project Manager:
Robert Fillion; Janie Lévesque
CDPQ Team:
André Broes; Joël Rivest; Réjean Leblanc; Technical Advisor