Analysis of the feeding behavior of growing pigs and its relationship to energy efficiency and social interactions


Status:
Ongoing

 

Expertise:
Analyzing and evaluating data

Aim / objectives:
The objective of the project is to explore the relationships between growth, feed efficiency, feeding behavior and carcass composition in growing pigs in order to develop new selection criteria based on feeding and social behavior.

Collaborators:
Alphagene; CCAP; Université Laval
Project Cost:
$228,990
Funding Partners:
This project is funded through the Innov'Action agroalimentaire Program, under the Canadian Partnership for Agriculture, an agreement between the governments of Canada and Quebec., CCAP, Alphagene, Université Laval and le Centre de développement du porc du Québec.
Timescale:
February 2021 to April 2024
Project Manager:
Patrick Gagnon