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)
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.
This project will develop a procedure that relies on genetic markers to identify the animal species responsible for fecal contamination.
Researcher: Caroline Côté
Project, conducted in collaboration with a Belgian team, to develop an integrated tool for measuring the air quality in livestock buildings.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout