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


Final report (French)
Summary (French)

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