Max Rubner-Institute

General information

Country:

Germany

Research Facility/installation:

Experimental Farm Schaedtbek

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Max Rubner-Institute Experimental Farm Schaedtbek Schaedtbek 5 24232 Dobersdorf

Website:

http:\mri.bund.de

Primary Contact Person:

Dr. Karin Knappstein

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

180

Grazing land (ha):

40

Grazing season length (days):

20

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

100

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:

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:

Ministerium für Energiewende, Landwirtschaft, Umwelt, Natur und Digitalisierung

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: