Aarhus University, Department of Animal Science

General information

Country:

Denmark

Research Facility/installation:

Danish Cattle Research Centre

Farm type:

AU Foulum, Blichers Alle 20, 8830 Tjele, Denmark

Stakeholder type:

Merete Jensen

Address:

http://anis.au.dk/en/danish-cattle-research-centre/

Website:

Experimental Farm

Primary Contact Person:

Public

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

439

Grazing land (ha):

103

Grazing season length (days):

150

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

330

Dairy cow breed:

Holstein-Friesian and Jersey

Number of suckler cows:

0

Suckler cow breed:

0

Number of steers:

0

Steer breed:

N/A

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

yes

Metabolism facility:

Yes

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes (Chamber / Sniffers)

Digestion facilities:

Yes

Grazing studies equipment:

N/A

Behavioural monitoring:

Yes (Pedometer)

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Dyreforsøgstilsynet

Laboratory facilities

Capacity to process blood sample:

Yes

Capacity to process meat sample:

Yes

Capacity to process milk sample:

Yes

Capacity to process digestive system sample:

Yes

Capacity to process calorimeter/metabolism sample:

Yes

Capacity to process diet/feed sample:

Yes

Capacity to process DMI sample:

Yes