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.
From 2020 to 2023
Air quality, Animal welfare
Unfortunately, animal welface practices may impact the health of workers.
Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail
Cow-calf farms tend to prefer outdoor breeding, poor-quality drinking water can have a direct impact on animal health, and may lead to higher pathogen levels in the environment and at slaughter time, and negative consequences for food safety.
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.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
Economic analysis for an Agrinova project that measures the optimal amount of hulless barley to replace some of the grain corn in dairy cow rations without affecting milk production and milk components.
Researcher: Luc Belzile