Bison farming in Quebec: Determining phosphorus discharge

Stéphane Godbout, researcher

Stéphane Godbout

Researcher, P.Eng., agr., Ph.D.

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Description

The purpose of our project was to generate benchmark data on phosphorus discharge from bison farms in Québec.

Objective(s)

  • Determine a typical concentration
  • Estimate discharge volume based on size of animal

2018

Project duration

Livestock production

Activity areas

Water protection, Air quality

Services

This study will accurately assess the environmental impact of this type of livestock breeding in Québec.

Partner

Union québécoise du bison

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