Maud Cloarec

R4D-FR-01 | France | Haut Corlay
Animal Nutrition

Dairy Cattle

Volume of milk production: 205 000 liters /year
Dairy cows: 45

Additional Information

From your point of view, why this farm is interesting to be followed in R4D ?

Grass based farm (>75% of grazed grass in the ration). Reflection on climate change with implantation af hedges and permanent grassland

Technical issues involved on this farm

Grazing management. Dry off period (grouped calving). Once-a-day milking. Hedges implantation

Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems

Organic system. High level of environmental reslience : hedges, 100% permament grassland. Animal welfare : dairy cows indoor only 2 months per year. Problematic on valorisation of bull calves

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has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101000770.