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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
  • Feed Additives: Impact on Profitability According to Feed Conversion Rate : (Tool available in French only) This decision-making  tool...>>

  • Software Apllication 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
  • Development of a system for measuring the water wastage of individual pigs>>

  • Test bench assessment of farm Greehouse gas emissions using the farm company's own data>>

  • Development of training and information tools to better manage PED contaminated sites>>

  • Canadian strategies to lower the risk of PEDV transmission linked to the transport of pigs (two projects)>>

  • Feed ingredients and alternative feed additives in swine and poultry feeds>>

  • Validation of the balanced feed intake approach to estimating excretion of phosphorus in swine manure>>

  • 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>>

  • Validation of the insemination period targeted by the PigWatch system relative to ovulation in sows>>

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Watch our activities
Truro, Nova Scotia, Septembre 4-5 2015
Atlantic Sheep Sale - More muscle on your lambs? Two employees from the CDPQ specialized in ultrasound measurements and genetics will be doing a demonstration at the Atlantic Sheep Sale on the 4th and 5th of September ... >>
Des Moines, Iowa, March 16-18 2015
American Society of Animal Science – Midwest Meeting - Poster Session - This is the poster a team from CDPQ presented at the ASAS. Cloutier, L. (on-site presenter), Berthiaume, G., Rivest, J. and M. Morin. 2015. Effect of a precision feeding strategy ap... >>
Paris, February 3-4 2015
Journées de la recherche porcine (Swine Research Days) - Poster available - This is the poster that a team from CDPQ delivered at the Journées de la recherche porcine. Rivest, J., Labrecque, J., Roy, M., Ricard, M.A. and F. Fortin. 2015. Individual water consumption syste... >>
Banff, January 20-22 2015
Banff Pork Seminar - Posters availables - CDPQ was very well represented in the poster session at this year's Banff Pork Seminar. Here are the posters that were presented: Cloutier, L., Berthiaume, G., Rivest, J. and M... >>

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What's new
More muscle on your lambs? Two employees from the CDPQ specialized in ultrasound measurements and genetics will be doing a demonstration at the...>>
The arrival of PED virus - support and guidelines for pig transporters Following the arrival of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), CDPQ was charged with working with Quebec hog transporters...>>
How do I collect a sample from a trailer, truck-wash station or the assembly yard? Where do I collect the sample? Where do I send it to and how? How much is it going to cost, approximately? You...>>

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