Evaluating water wastage as per various drinking systems and the study of drinking behavior of gestating group-housed sows


Fact sheet ( in French)
Features - Porc Québec, June 2019 (French)
Final report (in French)
Power Point Presentation (in French)

Building and livestock management

Aim / objectives:
In order to optimize water and barn management of gestating group-housed sows, assess water wastage as per various models of drinking systems or nipples as well as per the behaviour of the sows when drinking.

Project Manager:
Sébastien Turcotte
CDPQ Team:
Marie-Aude Ricard; Jean-Gabriel Turgeon; Patrick Gagnon