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The Centre de développement du porc du Québec inc. (CDPQ) is a centre of expertise that contributes to the vitality of the Quebec pork sector through its services, knowledge transfer activities and involvement in several research and development projects.

Get tools to make better farming decisions
  • SOFTWARE APPLICATION PROGRAM - Nutrient excretion calculator : Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec (the Quebec pork producers...>>

  • $imul-PRRS : The $imul–PRRS spreadsheet aims to provide an estimate...>>

  • $imul-Lysine : $imul-Lysine is a practical implement designed specifically...>>

  • $imul-Grading : $imul-Grading enables users to simulate the impact on market...>>

  • Tool Box – Start a PRRS ARC&E Project : Do you want to start a PRRS virus Area Regional Control and...>>

  • $imul-Lot : Techno-economic simulation of shipments of pigs and pig grading...>>

  • ANALYSIS TOOL – EFFECTIVENESS OF NEW OR EXISTING LOADING FACILITY : Note: available in French only   CDPQ developed a...>>

  • RECONCILIATION TOOL – PURCHASED FEEDSTUFFS AND ON-FARM MANUFACTURED FEED : This calculation tool helps reconcile the purchases of basic...>>

  • ENERGY EFFICIENCY: A TOOL TO ASSESS YOUR COSTS : CDPQ developed this on-farm audit method, to facilitate...>>

  • ON-FARM BIOGAS - GUIDE : This guide is intended to provide a decision support tool for...>>

  • OPTI-WEIGHT: SOFTWARE FOR SLAUGHTER WEIGHT ASSESSMENT : Opti-weight aims to help producers and advisors assess the...>>

  • TOOL FOR ADJUSTING PERFORMANCES IN THE GROWING/FINISHING PHASE : This web tool allows to adjust the feed efficiency at...>>

  • SUGGESTED MATINGS : The suggested matings software is a selection tool to...>>

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Check out our research projects
  • Resources and support programs to lower the Quebec swine herd's risk of PED virus infection>>

  • Development of training materials and information on gestating sows housed in groups>>

  • Development of training tools for the swine sector on the transportation of weakened animals>>

  • Detection of chromosomal aberrations in Quebec's population of breeding boars>>

  • Airborne spread of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus>>

  • Evaluation of a multiphase feeding by automated feeder strategy in a commercial swine operation>>

  • Sows housed in groups: results of the first building conversions and site conditions under environmental enrichment methods: two...>>

  • Development of an innovative feeding system for pregnant sows housed in groups>>

  • Development and Evaluation of Innovative Technologies for Measuring Traits of Economic Importance for the Swine Sector>>

  • Techno-economic study on the slaughter of heavyweight hogs>>

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Watch our activities
Dallas, Texas 01 - 04 March 2014
AASV - 45th annual meeting - Posters availables - CDPQ have participated at the event with 3 posters:Innovative air filtration strategies at the exhaust fans of a quarantine buildingCollaborative information system for PRRS management: from farm t... >>
Stratford, Ontario, (accessible on line) February-18-14
Workshop on Novel swine feeding programs - A workshop on Novel swine feeding programs will be held on February 18, 2014. The workshop will take place in Stratford, Ontario and will be accessible on line (webinar). Simple diets for piglets,... >>

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What's new
September-04-14
SOFTWARE APPLICATION PROGRAM – Nutrient Excretion Calculator The CDPQ, at the request of the Éleveurs de porcs du Québec, has created an application to estimate, based...>>
May-07-14
All back issues of écho-PORC now available Regular readers of écho-PORC know that it contains the latest information on the economic situation as it concerns...>>
May-05-14
Weekly swine business newsletter - now free! écho-PORC is a weekly business newsletter that publishes pork prices in the Quebec and US markets...>>

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