Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e. V. (ATB)

General information

Country:

Germany

Research Facility/installation:

Department Engineering for Livestock Management

Farm type:

Both

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) Dept. Engineering for Livestock Management Max-Eyth-Allee 100 14469 Potsdam Germany

Website:

http://www.atb-potsdam.de

Primary Contact Person:

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Amon

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

1200

Grazing land (ha):

600

Grazing season length (days):

Enterprise:

Dairy & Beef

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

320

Dairy cow breed:

Fresian

Number of suckler cows:

100

Suckler cow breed:

Cross-breeds

Number of steers:

?

Steer breed:

Cross-breeds

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:

Dr. med. vet. Gundula Hoffmann

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: