The overall objective of this study is to create a cheap, effective, ecofriendly alternative to the use of antibiotics on chicken farms by developing a new formula using yeasts, enzymes, and organic acids.
From 2013 to 2018
Animal welfare, Food safety and quality
IRDA works to create alternatives to the use of antibiotics on chicken farms.
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Centre Eau, Terre et Environnement (INRS-ETE)
Irrigation project to spare farmers the loss of competitiveness and other risks brought about by drought periods.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
The aim of this project is to show that efforts made to better distribute phosphorus on the land are effective and that the indicators used to determine phosphorus saturation thresholds are correlated with soil phosphorus balance and dynamics.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
The overall aim of this research is to assess the exposure of workers in conventional and alternative egg production facilities to dust and bio-aerosols, and to characterize the respiratory health risks they face.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout