The goal of this project was to encourage cows to move from the pasture to the milking parlor by installing rubber mat paths, with the added benefit of significantly reducing injuries to the cows’ feet and legs.
This project was initiated by Agrinova, and IRDA was in charge of the economic analysis.
This partnership project contributes to the well-being and productivity of dairy cows.
Agrinova | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec - Innov’Action Programme
This project will develop a procedure that relies on genetic markers to identify the animal species responsible for fecal contamination.
Researcher: Caroline Côté
This project is part of a broader effort to develop a descriptive grid of agricultural biomass residues to support decisions about how they can optimally be recovered.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
This project was set up to test the nutrient balance sheet method as a tool for estimating phosphorus output from pullets and laying hens.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser