UoGuelph opens new $20M swine research centre, receives $1.75M for electronic feeders


The University of Guelph has opened a new swine research centre in Elora. The Ontario Swine Research Centre will bolster research efforts in a range of disciplines, including nutrition, animal health, production economics, genetics, and nutrient management. The centre received a $20M investment from the Government of Ontario, the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario, and members of the province’s pork industry. ON and the Government of Canada have additionally announced a $1.75M investment in the centre to fund a feed distribution system and electronic sow feeders.

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