Welcome to Swine Innovation Porc

Swine Innovation Porc is a not-for-profit corporation commited to facilitating research in the Canadian swine sector. Its main objective is to enhance the profitability and sustainability of the pork industry by supporting the development of the most innovative technologies that will benefit the pork value chain.

Our Main Activities
Swine Cluster 1 Research Program, 2010-2013

  - 14 research projects including  nutirition, genomics, animal welfare, health and
    mycotoxins

  - 23 lead researchers from 13 research centres, plus a large number of collaborators
  - 12 million dollars invested in research, made possible by AAFC, provincial swine
    producer associations and 22 industry partners.
        Swine Cluster 2 Research Program, 2013-2018
            Consists of three primary themes:

          - Reducing production and feed input costs
          - Increasing product attributes and prices
          - Enhancing adaptability and sustainability of the swine sector

            T
        his program includes 15 research projects between researchers from 13      
            universities and research centres.
         
        Lead User Project

             The obective of this project was to bring the results of research developed in Swine
             Cluster 1 to the end users: the pork producers of Canada. The project        
             concentrated on four areas of research:

              - Developing novel feeding technologies
              - Assessing sow lameness, longevity and temperament
              - Water sprinkling during transport
              - Non penetrating captive bolt for Euthanasia

        Swine Innovation is a corporation of the Canadian Pork Council