Aberystwyth University

General information

Country:

United Kingdom

Research Facility/installation:

Aberystwyth University Farms

Farm type:

Both

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Trawsgoed, Aberystwyth, SY23 4ALL

Website:

Primary Contact Person:

Jon Moorby

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

920

Grazing land (ha):

542

Grazing season length (days):

Enterprise:

Dairy & Beef

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

400

Dairy cow breed:

Holstein

Number of suckler cows:

Suckler cow breed:

Number of steers:

?

Steer breed:

Dairy breeds

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

Yes

Metabolism facility:

Yes

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes

Digestion facilities:

Yes

Grazing studies equipment:

Yes

Behavioural monitoring:

Yes

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Aberystwyth University AWERB

Laboratory facilities

Capacity to process blood sample:

Capacity to process meat sample:

Capacity to process milk sample:

Capacity to process digestive system sample:

Capacity to process calorimeter/metabolism sample:

Capacity to process diet/feed sample:

Capacity to process DMI sample: