Gaec Pré en Bulles

R4D-FR-09 | France | Bretagne
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Dairy Cattle

Volume of milk production: 343 000 liters /year
Dairy cows: 51

Additional Information

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

Grass based farm (>60% of grazed grass in the ration). Reflection on climate change with implantation of hedges and diversification (cider and apple juice on direct sale)

Technical issues involved on this farm

Grazing management. Hedges implantation

Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems

Organic system. High level of environmental resilience : hedges, grassland. Animal welfare : dairy cows indoor only 2-3 months per year. Problematic on valorisation of bull calves

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