Clinical Unit for Herd Health Management, University Clinic for Ruminants, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria

General information

Country:

Austria

Research Facility/installation:

Teaching an Research Farm Kremesberg (VetFarm)

Farm type:

Both

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Clinicial Unit for Herd Health Management / Bestandsbetreuung Kremesberg 12 2563 Pottenstein Austria

Website:

www.bestandsbetreuung.at

Primary Contact Person:

Michael Iwersen

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

256

Grazing land (ha):

123

Grazing season length (days):

24

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

80

Dairy cow breed:

Simmental

Number of suckler cows:

Suckler cow breed:

Number of steers:

Steer breed:

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

Yes

Metabolism facility:

No

Greenhouse gas measurement:

No

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:

Institutinal ethics and welfare committee (Ethikkommission)

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: