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  • Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre (Sherbrooke, Quebec)
  • Established in 1914
  • Total staff: 110
  • Includes: 20 researchers
  • Is the only AAFC Research and Development Centre that is dedicated exclusively to dairy and swine production
  • Research focuses on:
    • Animal Husbandry
    • Nutrition and Functional Genomics
  • Dairy, Pork, Poultry and Other Livestock
    • Enhance the sector's productivity and environmental performance
      • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and nutrient excretion from cows
        • Reduce swine excretion and odours
          • Dairy and swine research focuses on disease resistance, animal welfare, sow productivity, cow lactation and persistency and effectiveness of cow and pork inputs
    • Improving food and non-food attributes
    • Dealing with the risks of value chains
      • Identifying and developing value-added attributes in pork carcasses and meat quality. Also improving quality for food and non-food uses throughout the food chain
      • Improving cow and swine health and milk safety by reducing antibiotics; reducing the risk of disease from pathogens; and by the conservation of genetic resources and safety
  • Contact Information



2000 College Street
Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0C8
(819) 565-9171

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