R4D-Sp-5 | Spain | Itziar-Deba Animal Well-Being/Welfare Business Management: Improve Stratetic Skills and Build Robust Business Models Dairy Cattle Management Ecological and Environmental Footprint/Mitigation of Climate Change/Inputs Efficiency Financial Needs Information Sources, Knowledge, Training Labour Conditions Social Issues: Build Society Friendly System
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From your point of view, why this farm is interesting to be followed in R4D ?
Existence of a generational replacement, investments in modernization and efficiency, as well as covering hectares (69 ha).
Technical issues involved on this farm
Mainly: 2 milking robots, introduction of individualized collars, use of a slurry separator, machinery for grass... The installation of flexible fixed feed bars is a highlight.
Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems
Facilities adapted for environmental efficiency, e.g. availability of land (69 ha) for own fodder (with sufficient quantity in the ration) and slurry spreading on the land. They also highlight the involvement of women in the farm.