Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

General information

Country:

Sweden

Research Facility/installation:

SLU Götala nöt- och lammköttsforskning (SLU Götala Beef and Lamb Research Centre)

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

Götala, ladugården SE-532 94 Skara Sweden

Website:

https://www.slu.se/institutioner/husdjurens-miljo-halsa/gotala-not-och-lammkottsforskning/

Primary Contact Person:

Anna Hessle

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

210

Grazing land (ha):

40

Grazing season length (days):

22

Enterprise:

Beef

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

Dairy cow breed:

Number of suckler cows:

48

Suckler cow breed:

Dependant on experiment

Number of steers:

up to 10 cows, 72 heifers, 72 steers, 72 YB

Steer breed:

Dependant on experiment

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

Yes

Metabolism facility:

Yes

Greenhouse gas measurement:

No

Digestion facilities:

No

Grazing studies equipment:

Yes

Behavioural monitoring:

Yes

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Lena Lidfors

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: