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Antibiotic administration through feed, through water, or by injection for more effective drug use in the industry and improved pig welfare in nursery barns

April 2022 to may 2023

Christian Klopfenstein, Ph.D., DVM
Responsible - Health and Biosecurity

Phone: 418 650-2440 ext. 4309
Email: cklopfenstein@cdpq.ca

Compare the welfare and performance of pigs treated with more targeted treatment strategies (injection and in water administration) versus the conventional strategy of fortifying feed with an antibiotic for the majority of the time spent in the nursery barn (35–50 days).
Centre de développement du porc du Québec inc.
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  • Vétérinaire consultante
  • Université de la Saskatchewan
This project is funded through the Programme de développement sectoriel under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership Agreement between the governments of Canada and Quebec, Les Éleveurs de porc du Québec, Dosatron, Maximus  et compagnies pharmaceutiques.