Impact of raising pigs on deep litter on the prevalence of salmonella


Features - Porc Québec, April 2006 (French)

Health and biosecurity

Aim / objectives:
Determine whether Salmonella is more prevalent in animals from farms that use shavings, or sawdust and straw bedding, (if such farms are available) compared to conventional farms with semi-slatted concrete floors.

Project Manager:
Fédération des producteurs de porcs du Québec (FPPQ)
CDPQ Team:
Henri Guimont; Francis Pouliot