Karel D'Hooghe back

R4D-BE-Fl-05 | Belgium Flandern | Zele Not yet defined

dairy cows

910 000
liters /year

Additional Information

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

This dairy farmer is currently investing in a new low-emission barn (max. number of cows 110) and his roughage is based on grass, grass/clover only.

Technical issues involved on this farm

Specific grass management, separate group housing on sand for dry cows, low-emission barn with closed floor, slurry scraper with closed discharge chute

Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems

antibiotic use close to zero, Ben&Jerry's carin dairy project

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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.