Research Center of Stockbreeding and Agriculture Smolyan

General information

Country:

Bulgaria

Research Facility/installation:

Stockbreeding Center

Farm type:

Both

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Neviastata 35, Smolyan, Bulgaria

Website:

Primary Contact Person:

Tsonka Odjakova

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

300

Grazing land (ha):

200

Grazing season length (days):

20

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

150

Dairy cow breed:

Bulgarian rodopian

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:

Yes

Grazing studies equipment:

Yes

Behavioural monitoring:

No

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

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:

Capacity to process DMI sample: