R4D-FR-02 | France | HillionAnimal Well-Being/WelfareBusiness Management: Improve Stratetic Skills and Build Robust Business ModelsEcological and Environmental Footprint/Mitigation of Climate Change/Inputs EfficiencySocial Issues: Build Society Friendly System
73 dairy cows
430 000 liters /year
From your point of view, why this farm is interesting to be followed in R4D ?
Reflection on the transmission of the farm in the 5 or 10 coming years. Seeking for diversification of income sources and added value with direct sale of chicken.
Technical issues involved on this farm
Feeding cows with fresh grass (mowed). Automn calvinf period to base feeding on harvested forage and reduced stocking rate on pasture during summer. Forage diversification
Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems
Organic system. A lot of hedges (biodiversity and C sequestration)