Development of training materials and information on gestating sows housed in groups
Building and livestock management
Aim / objectives:
Develop training materials to keep Quebec swine producers and industry stakeholders updated on housing gestating (pregnant) sows in groups:
- Have European and Canadian experts partner in creating the deliverables;
- Draw on the European experience and their expertise to accelerate the transfer of technology related to gestating sows housed in groups.
Carry out two pilot training sessions (Quebec City and Saint-Hyacinthe areas) to disseminate the developed materials.
Valérie Dufour; Marie-Aude Ricard; Agricultural Economist