University of Nottingham

General information

Country:

United Kingdom

Research Facility/installation:

Centre for Dairy Science Innovation

Farm type:

Experimental farm

Stakeholder type:

Public

Address:

University of Nottingham Centre for Dairy Science Innovation School of Biosciences Sutton Bonington Campus Loughborough LE12 5RD United Kingdom

Website:

https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/cdsi

Primary Contact Person:

Phil Garnsworthy

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

445

Grazing land (ha):

70

Grazing season length (days):

0

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

360

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:

Yes

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes

Digestion facilities:

Yes

Grazing studies equipment:

Yes

Behavioural monitoring:

Yes

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

UK Home Office

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: