Institutionen för norrländsk jordbruksvetenskap

General information

Country:

Sweden

Research Facility/installation:

SLU Röbäcksdalen

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Verkstadsgatan 20A, 904 32 Umeå

Website:

https://www.slu.se/institutioner/norrlandsk-jordbruksvetenskap/

Primary Contact Person:

Reija Danielsson

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

260

Grazing land (ha):

190

Grazing season length (days):

12

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

127

Dairy cow breed:

Norwegian red

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:

Yes

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:

Swedish Ethical Committee on Animal Research, represented by the Court of Appeal for Northern Norrland in Umeå

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: