Adaptation and optimization of PRRS control strategies at the local level


Feature - Porc Québec magazine - September 2013 (French)
Summary (French)

Health and biosecurity

Aim / objectives:
Overall goal (zone)
Develop, adapt and optimize PRRS control strategies locally in several zones in Quebec province (five zones, 225 production sites, approximately 10% of the overall production) 

Overall goal (site)
Develop, adapt and implement innovative PRRS-specific control strategies for the sites within the zone

Specific Aims
  • Develop according to the specific characteristics of the zones, a structured framework to implement effective strategies for reducing the spread of the PRRS virus
  • Foster collaboration among the professionals for continual improvement in the consulting services for producers
  • Document and assess the actions and progress made in achieving the objectives of implementing strategies and reducing the spread of PRRS virus.
To see the tools. (In French)

Project Manager:
Rémi Pettigrew, Agent de projet et d’information, Service commercialisation et économie, FPPQ
CDPQ Team:
Sonia Goulet; Christian Klopfenstein; Lilly Urizar