General information

Country:

France

Research Facility/installation:

INRA Agrocampus Ouest UMR PEGASE, IEPL

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

INRA Agrocampus Ouest UMR PEGASE IEPL Méjusseaume 35650 LE RHEU France

Website:

https://www6.rennes.inra.fr/pegase/Recherche/Installation-experimentale

Primary Contact Person:

Philippe LAMBERTON

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

140

Grazing land (ha):

80

Grazing season length (days):

28

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

170

Dairy cow breed:

Holstein

Number of suckler cows:

Suckler cow breed:

Number of steers:

Steer breed:

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

Yes

Metabolism facility:

Yes

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes

Digestion facilities:

Yes

Grazing studies equipment:

Yes

Behavioural monitoring:

Yes

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Direction Départementale de la Cohésion Sociale et de la Protection des Populations (DDCSPP)

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: