Beho-Alde S.C.L.

R4D-Sp-2 | Spain | Aramaio
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Dairy Cattle

Volume of milk production: 5 648 899 liters /year
Dairy cows: 550

Additional Information

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

It is a cooperative in which there is a continuous replacement of members, allowing the incorporation of young people with innovative ideas. It has a high percentage of genotyped cows, allowing the selection of cows with A2A2 milk and other traits of interest. Likewise, they have 3 facilities that allow the optimization of resources through batches based on the life cycle, allowing a more precise management. They also do rotative grazing throughout the year, achieving a more sustainable production.

Technical issues involved on this farm

3 installations with 3 milking machines, allowing to manage the cows and the relevant resources according to the life cycle. Digital management program that allows to digitalize all the indicators of interest, so they obtain a precise vision of the situation of the farm.

Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems

Grazing system: cows graze all year round, reducing concentrate requirements, chemical fertilization and optimizing manure management. Cultivation of own fodder crops for cow feeding, reducing concentrate needs.

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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.