Wageningen University

General information

Country:

The Netherlands

Research Facility/installation:

Carus

Farm type:

Building 120, Bornse Weilanden 5, 6708 WG Wageningen, The Netherlands

Stakeholder type:

Jan Dijkstra

Address:

https://www.wur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Chair-groups/Animal-Sciences/Animal-Sciences/Facilities.htm

Website:

Experimental Farm

Primary Contact Person:

Public

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

24

Grazing land (ha):

24

Grazing season length (days):

200

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

40

Dairy cow breed:

Holstein-Friesian

Number of suckler cows:

0

Suckler cow breed:

Number of steers:

0

Steer breed:

N/A

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

yes

Metabolism facility:

Yes

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes (Chamber)

Digestion facilities:

Yes

Grazing studies equipment:

N/A

Behavioural monitoring:

No

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Central Authority for Scientific Procedures on Animals

Laboratory facilities

Capacity to process blood sample:

Yes

Capacity to process meat sample:

No

Capacity to process milk sample:

Yes

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