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)
This project will determine the nitrogen efficiency coefficient (EC) of pelleted laying hen manure, a source that is interesting an increasing number of growers, both organic and conventional, because of its efficiency.
Researcher: Christine Landry
Irrigation project to spare farmers the loss of competitiveness and other risks brought about by drought periods.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
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