General information

Country:

Belgium

Research Facility/installation:

Hooibeekhoeve

Farm type:

Both

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Hooibeeksedijk 1 2440 Geel Belgium

Website:

https://www.provincieantwerpen.be/aanbod/dese/hooibeekhoeve/hooibeekhoeve.html

Primary Contact Person:

Katleen Geerinckx

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

59

Grazing land (ha):

26

Grazing season length (days):

0

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

86

Dairy cow breed:

Black and red Holstein

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:

No

Licence to perform experiments:

No

Name of the ethical licence body:

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:

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