Developing a Safe and Acceptable Method for On-Farm Euthanasia of Pigs by Electrocution


Status:
Completed

Final report
Features - Porc Québec, June 2008 (French)
 

Expertise:
Building and livestock management | Animal Well-Being

Aim / objectives:
Develop an on-farm method of euthanasia by electrocution, an off-the-shelf solution for weakened pigs that meets the requirements of swine welfare, socially acceptable practice, worker safety and cost.

Project Manager:
Claude Miville, 3096-9133 Québec inc.
CDPQ Team:
Francis Pouliot; Christian Klopfenstein; Valérie Dufour; Johanne Nadeau