Blanca From The Pyrenees

General information

Country:

Spain

Research Facility/installation:

Ponderosa Holsteins

Farm type:

Experimental Farm

Stakeholder type:

Private

Address:

Calle Única S/N Els Hostalets de Tost 25795 Lleida, Spain

Website:

https://www.blancahub.cat

Primary Contact Person:

Àlex Bach

Site characteristics

Climate:

Mediterranean

Total land (ha):

46,9

Grazing land (ha):

40

Grazing season length (days):

180

Enterprise:

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

250

Dairy cow breed:

Holstein-Friesian

Number of suckler cows:

N/A

Suckler cow breed:

N/A

Number of steers:

0

Steer breed:

N/A

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

7

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:

IRTA – Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology

Laboratory facilities

Capacity to process blood sample:

Yes

Capacity to process meat sample:

No

Capacity to process milk sample:

Yes

Capacity to process digestive system sample:

No

Capacity to process calorimeter/metabolism sample:

No

Capacity to process diet/feed sample:

No

Capacity to process DMI sample:

Yes