Chambre d’agriculture des pays de la loire

General information

Country:

France

Research Facility/installation:

Ferme expérimentale de Derval

Farm type:

Experimental

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

15 la touche 44590 Derval

Website:

https://pays-de-la-loire.chambres-agriculture.fr/vos-chambres/en-pays-de-la-loire/reseaux-dexperimentation-et-de-demonstration/stations-dexperimentation/44-ferme-experimentale-de-derval/

Primary Contact Person:

Thomas Huneau

Site characteristics

Climate:

oceanic

Total land (ha):

108

Grazing land (ha):

55

Grazing season length (days):

130-180

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

85

Dairy cow breed:

prim holstein

Number of suckler cows:

Suckler cow breed:

Number of steers:

0

Steer breed:

0

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

No

Metabolism facility:

Yes

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