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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...>>

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

  • $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
  • Establishing a reference center for pig and poultry feeding>>

  • Evaluating the impact of different drinking equipment on water waste, growth performance, and the drinking behavior of growing/finishing...>>

  • Method for evaluating filter capture efficiency based on the loss of viability of pathogenic agents>>

  • Optimize management strategies for gestating group-housed sows using free access ESF systems >>

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

  • Evaluate the influence of the layout of growing-finishing units for large groups>>

  • Evaluation of various equipment used for taking ultrasound measurements on live animals>>

  • Overview and overall survey of carcass grading within the québec pork industry>>

  • Evaluation of pig barn air ozonation for biosecurity purposes>>

  • Impact of floor type on odor emissions in swine production: evaluating average emissions and quantifying any reduction in growing...>>

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Watch our activities
Dublin, Irlande, June 7-10, 2016
24th International Pig Veterinary Congress - Posters availables - Michel Morin and Christian Klopfenstein have participated at the event with 2 posters:  Economic Analysis of PRRS Resistant Dam Line: Resistance or Performance ?   Collaborati... >>
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
December-06-16
Practices for handling and transporting pigs to the slaughterhouse CDPQ has produced four videos explaining different methods and procedures used for the tattooing, fasting and...>>
June-22-16
PigWatch® new technology for predicting the best time to inseminate sows During the year 2015, CDPQ realized a project to scientifically validate the accuracy of a new technological...>>
September-28-15
Update - Market Development and Competition Always on the lookout for what is happening in the swine sector markets? Our Economics and Management Team has...>>

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