Evaluate different strategies for controlling ambient temperature in swine finishing units to optimize zootechnical performances, reduce energy consumption and lower gas emissions


Status:
Completed

Final report (French)
Summary (French)
 

Expertise:
Building and livestock management | Animal Well-Being

Aim / objectives:
Propose a strategy for optimal temperature control in swine finishing units that takes sustainable agriculture and animal welfare into account.

Project Manager:
Francis Pouliot; Stéphane Lemay, IRDA
CDPQ Team:
Valérie Dufour; Agricultural Economist; Marie-Aude Ricard; Joël Rivest; Veterinarian; Marie-Josée Turgeon; Technical Advisor