General information

Country:

Ireland

Research Facility/installation:

Grange

Farm type:

Experimental Farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

AGRIC, Grange, Dunsany, Co. Meath

Website:

www.teagasc.ie

Primary Contact Person:

Nicky Byrne

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

150

Grazing land (ha):

150

Grazing season length (days):

270

Enterprise:

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

0

Dairy cow breed:

N/A

Number of suckler cows:

240

Suckler cow breed:

Limousin, Angus, Simmental, Charolais,

Number of steers:

120

Steer breed:

Charolias, Limousin and Angus

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

Yes

Metabolism facility:

No

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes

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:

Laboratory facilities

Capacity to process blood sample:

Yes

Capacity to process meat sample:

No

Capacity to process milk sample:

No

Capacity to process digestive system sample:

Yes

Capacity to process calorimeter/metabolism sample:

Yes

Capacity to process diet/feed sample:

Yes

Capacity to process DMI sample:

Yes