General information

Country:

The Netherlands

Research Facility/installation:

Daury Campus

Farm type:

Boksumerdyk 11, 8912 CA Leeuwarden

Stakeholder type:

Frank Jorna

Address:

www.dairycampus.nl

Website:

Experimental Farm

Primary Contact Person:

Public

Site characteristics

Climate:

Temperate

Total land (ha):

328

Grazing land (ha):

266

Grazing season length (days):

180

Enterprise:

Dairy

Animals

Number of dairy cows:

550

Dairy cow breed:

Holstein – Friesian

Number of suckler cows:

0

Suckler cow breed:

N/A

Number of steers:

0

Steer breed:

N/A

Research equipment

Individual feed intake facility:

yes

Metabolism facility:

No

Greenhouse gas measurement:

Yes (Greenfeed)

Digestion facilities:

No

Grazing studies equipment:

Yes

Behavioural monitoring:

Yes (Rumination activity, Pedometer)

Ethical aspects

Animal Welfare body:

Yes

Licence to perform experiments:

Yes

Name of the ethical licence body:

Centrale Commissie Dierproeven

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:

No

Capacity to process calorimeter/metabolism sample:

No

Capacity to process diet/feed sample:

Yes

Capacity to process DMI sample:

No