Chambre d’agriculture des Pays de la Loire (Chamber of agriculture Pays de la Loire)

General information

Country:

France

Research Facility/installation:

Ferme expérimentale des Etablières

Farm type:

Experimental

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Route de moulin Papon, 85000 La Roche-sur-Yon

Website:

https://pays-de-la-loire.chambres-agriculture.fr/vos-chambres/en-pays-de-la-loire/reseaux-dexperimentation-et-de-demonstration/stations-dexperimentation/85-ferme-experimentale-les-etablieres/

Primary Contact Person:

Sixtine Fauviot

Site characteristics

Climate:

oceanic

Total land (ha):

300

Grazing land (ha):

180

Grazing season length (days):

280

Enterprise:

Beef

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

0

Dairy cow breed:

N/A

Number of suckler cows:

Suckler cow breed:

Number of steers:

around 200 young bulls and over 40 cows per year

Steer breed:

Charolais (and other breeds for the purpose of experimentations)

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

yes

Metabolism facility:

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Digestion facilities:

Grazing studies equipment:

Behavioural monitoring:

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

No

Licence to perform experiments:

No

Name of the ethical licence body:

Laboratory facilities

Capacity to process blood sample:

No

Capacity to process meat sample:

No

Capacity to process milk sample:

No

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