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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 TOOL IS CURRENTLY UNDER...>>

  • 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 an estimate...>>

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

  • $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 use...>>

  • Opti-Weight: Software for Slaughter Weight Assessment : Opti-weight aims to help producers and advisors assess the impact...>>

  • Tool for Adjusting Performances in the Growing/Finishing Phase : This web-based tool will help you adjust feed conversion and...>>

  • Suggested Matings : The suggested matings software is a selection tool to facilitate...>>

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Check out our research projects
  • Development agent to promote consultation through the coordination of the work of the research, development and knowledge transfer (RDT...>>

  • Impact of feeding strategy in gestating sows on the performance of their offspring>>

  • Evaluation of the environmental, agronomic and economic performance of an automated environmental control system for buildings using...>>

  • Training on climate change adaptation and GHG reduction in pig production>>

  • Analysis of the feeding behavior of growing pigs and its relationship to energy efficiency and social interactions>>

  • Impact of precision feeding and the “bump feeding” strategy during gestation on performance, productivity and longevity of sows>>

  • Technical-economic study and development of a decision-making tool related to the area of farrowing pens and new elevator pens in Quebec...>>

  • Bone densitometry: an agronomic performance assessment tool for sustainable pig and poultry production>>

  • Optimization of nitrogen use in pigs and broilers for sustainable production>>

  • Optimization of environmental conditions in a positive pressure ventilated pig maternity unit>>

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Watch our activities
Paris, February 6-7, 2018
The CDPQ participates in the Swine Research days in Paris - The 50th Swine Research days (JRP) were held this year, coorganized by the IFIP and INRA. This annual conference, involving all actors of the swine research and development industry, was held on Fe... >>
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... >>

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What's new
April 22, 2021
Biosecurity Training Videos available on the Canadian Pork Council Website 15 videos developed by the CCP are available at the following address:>>
February 17, 2021
Our research and training maternity barn in project mode! Our research and training maternity barn in project mode!   Are you considering a research project...>>
May 1, 2020
Important Notice on COVID-19 Reopening of certain services to agricultural producers from May 4. Dear...>>

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