General information

Country:

Spain

Research Facility/installation:

La Garcipollera Research Farm

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Bescós de la Garcipollera, 22710 Huesca

Website:

http://www.cita-aragon.es/

Primary Contact Person:

Isabel Casasús

Site characteristics

Climate:

Mediterranean

Total land (ha):

5000

Grazing land (ha):

15

Grazing season length (days):

32

Enterprise:

Beef

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

Dairy cow breed:

Number of suckler cows:

220

Suckler cow breed:

Parda de Montaña, Pirenaica

Number of steers:

40 YB

Steer breed:

Parda de Montaña, Pirenaica

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

Yes

Metabolism facility:

No

Greenhouse gas measurement:

No

Digestion facilities:

Yes

Grazing studies equipment:

No

Behavioural monitoring:

Yes

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Animal Ethics Committee

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: