Monitor Farms in France

In France there are 6 monitor farms participating in AUTOGRASSMILK.

Key figures from the monitor farms in France.

ID FR01/29-1 FR02/29-2 FR03/29-3 FR04/44-1 FR05/44-2 FR06/44-3
Region Brittany Brittany Brittany Pays de la Loire Pays de la Loire Pays de la Loire
Farm description
Number of cows 85 70 68 60 72 125
Farm area 107 94 99 160 137 208
Roughage areal 74 69 55 78 77 138
Grazing areal 44 39 33 64 56 78
Breed Holstein Holstein Montbéliarde Holstein Holstein Holstein
Calving All over the year All over the year All over the year All over the year All over the year June to February
Milk production 813.000 636.000 667.000 600.000 756.000 1.058.000
Milk yield (kg/cow) 9.650 9.050 8.680 10.000 10.500 8.460
Milk protein (%) 3,13 3,2 3,35 3,26 3,26 3,27
Milk Fat (%) 3,95 4,07 4,26 3,99 4,05 4,1
Somatic Cell Count (x1000 cells/ml) 213 283 157 258 264 262
Feeding (kg DM/day)
Total 22,6 22,6 21,5 22 23,5 22,8
Grazing 5,6 3,8 4,9 5,3 1,9 7,2
Roughage 13,2 14,3 12,7 12,7 16,2 12,2
Rest 3,8 4,5 3,9 4 5,4 3,4
Pasture management Rotationnal Rotationnal Strip grazing Rotationnal Rotationnal Rotationnal
Milking system
Brand DeLaval Lely Lely DeLaval Lely DeLaval
Number of units 1 1 1 1 1 2

Presentation of the monitor farms in France  (pdf)

FranceGeneralInformation

France29-1

France29-2

France29-3

France44-1

France44-2

France44-3