Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

General information

Country:

Sweden

Research Facility/installation:

The Swedish Livestock Research Centre

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public/Private partnership

Address:

Funbo Lövsta 27, 755 97 Uppsala, Sweden

Website:

https://www.slu.se/en/faculties/vh/departments/the-swedish-livestock-research-center/

Primary Contact Person:

Mats Pehrsson

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

1425

Grazing land (ha):

420

Grazing season length (days):

12

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

286

Dairy cow breed:

Holstein, Swedish red

Number of suckler cows:

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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:

Lotta Jönsson

Laboratory facilities

Capacity to process blood sample:

Capacity to process meat sample:

Capacity to process milk sample:

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Capacity to process calorimeter/metabolism sample:

Capacity to process diet/feed sample:

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