Agricultural Centre for cattle production, grassland management, dairy food, wildlife and fisheries Baden-Wuerttemberg

General information

Country:

Germany

Research Facility/installation:

Cattle production and graland management

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Landwirtschaftliches Zentrum für Rinderhaltung, Grünlandwirtschaft, Milchwirtschaft, Wild und Fischerei Baden-Württemberg (LAZBW) Atzenberger Weg 99 D- 88326 Aulendorf Tel-Zentrale +49(07525) 942-300 Fax-Zentrale +49(07525) 942-333 E-mail: poststelle@lazbw.bwl.de

Website:

www.lazbw.bwl.de

Primary Contact Person:

Franz Schweizer

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

300

Grazing land (ha):

100

Grazing season length (days):

24

Enterprise:

Dairy & Beef

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

90

Dairy cow breed:

Brown swiss, german simmental

Number of suckler cows:

25

Suckler cow breed:

Polled Simmental

Number of steers:

30 cows + 40 YB

Steer breed:

German Simmental

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

Yes

Metabolism facility:

No

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes

Digestion facilities:

No

Grazing studies equipment:

No

Behavioural monitoring:

Yes

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Regierungspraesidium Tuebingen, Referat 35 / Veterinaer- und Lebensmittelwesen

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:

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