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Steven Van Parys

R4D-BE-Fl-03 | Belgium Flandern | Machelen
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Dairy Cattle

Volume of milk production: 1 100 000 liters /year
Dairy cows: 120

Additional Information

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

This dairy farmer has succeeded in integrating existing automations into 1 new barn, so that this barn can be considered fully automated. Which automations: 2 robots, feed kitchen with automatic feeding system through a central corridor, manure scraper with manure separator and automatic filling of the deep litter boxes, controlled cow traffic,...

Technical issues involved on this farm

Which automations: 2 robots, feed kitchen with automatic feeding system through a central corridor, manure scraper with manure separator and automatic filling of the deep litter boxes, controlled cow traffic,...

Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems

pocket digester, very quiet stable (no moving vehicles), modified light management, more frequent air changes,... and a lot of attention for work-life balance

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Resilience for Dairy (R4D)

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