The objective of the project was to demonstrate that next generation hog barn design (slatted floors over 2/3 or more of the area) generate less odor.
From 2016 to 2017
Animal welfare, Air quality
IRDA’s work helps farmers make their investments more profitable by increasing the useful life of farm buildings designed with animal welfare in mind.
Centre de développement du porc du Québec
Development of optimized cleaning methods that are readily measurable with an effective real-time indicator.
Economic analysis of a project initiated by Agrinova to encourage cows to move from the pasture to the milking parlor.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
This project proposes to measure relative humidity and air speed in hog houses and integrate these parameters into the control of ventilation systems.