Agricuural Institute

General information

Country:

Bulgaria

Research Facility/installation:

Department of cattle breeding and technologies

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

6000 Stara Zagora, Radnevsko shose, Agricultural Institute, Bulgaria

Website:

http://szinstitute.com

Primary Contact Person:

Jivko Krastanov

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

282

Grazing land (ha):

14

Grazing season length (days):

32

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

150

Dairy cow breed:

Holstein, Brown Swiss, Simmental

Number of suckler cows:

Suckler cow breed:

Number of steers:

Steer breed:

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

No

Metabolism facility:

Yes

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes

Digestion facilities:

Yes

Grazing studies equipment:

No

Behavioural monitoring:

No

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Totu Kolev

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: